Walk 5-3: Whithorn's Pilgrim's Way

** SORRY THIS WALK IS NOW FULLY BOOKED ** This pleasant route through the rolling Machars countryside towards the ancient burgh of Whithorn, Ninian’s Candida Casa, follows in the footsteps of generations of pilgrims.


The delights of the route through the pleasant pastoral landscape of the Southern Machars include Physgill Glen’s bluebell wood, Glasserton Church and the Iron Age Rispain Camp. Guides from Whithorn Trust will bring the history of this ancient route to life with stops at the main points of interest.

The end point is Whithorn, a Biosphere Community with refreshment opportunities for modern pilgrims. 

The route, includes a mixture of woodland paths, farm tracks and roads. 

Starting Location

End Location

Theme Cafe
Register from 08:45
Depart at 09:15
Travel time 45 minutes
Start from NX 431 367
End at NX 445 402
Return travel time 30 minutes
Return by 16:00
Price (Adult) £11.00
Price (Accompanied Child) £11.00
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Walk 5-3: Whithorn's Pilgrim's Way