Day 187: Port Allen to Cairndoon – Saint Ninian

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Scotland, Wigtownshire
Kissing Stones, Portyerrock Bay, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Kissing Stones, Portyerrock Bay, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

St Ninian’s Chapel, previously a chapel linked to Whithorn Priory and a stopping off point for pilgrims landing here, Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Portyerrock Bay, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Portyerrock Bay, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Field boundary near the Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Main Street, Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

St Ninian’s Chapel I, Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Isle of Whithorn Harbour, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

St Ninian’s Chapel II, Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Isle of Whithorn Tower from Dykefoot, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

St Ninian’s Chapel III, Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

The coast near Burrow Point, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

WW2 Observation bunker, Burrow Head, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Isle of Whithorn Tower from near Burrow Point, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

St Ninian’s Cave, Physgill, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Votives at St Ninian’s Cave, Physgill, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

St Ninian’s Cave, Physgill, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. St Ninian (360-432) was the first Christian missionary in Scotland, and the cave was reputedly used as a place of personal prayer. The site remains an important site of Christian Pilgrimage.

Camp, Cairndoon, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

 

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