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Newton Stewart, a pleasant market town on the banks of the River Cree, is famous for its salmon fishing. This town is a good starting point for exploring the green Galloway hills and, notably, the forest park. Its small museum (York Road) evokes previous centuries through displays of rural and domestic objects.

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  • The village is known for the ruined Saint-Ninian's Chapel that stands on the rocky foreshore. It was long believed to be the site of Candida Casa, the first Christian establishment in Scotland. It may well mark the site where Saint Ninian, the region..

  • Whithorn Museum

    45-47 st. George

    The museum tells the story of the priory as well as containing a remarkable collection of early Christian crosses. These large crosses go back to the Christian period of Whithorn indicated individual tombs. The oldest Christian funerary monument in S..

  • Whithorn Priory

    45-47 st. Great George

    Situated on a mound, the ruins (nave, south chapel and chapel of the Virgin Mary) are spread out and mainly belong to the medieval cathedral. The building to the left was the nave before becoming a parish church until 1822. Note the romanesque portal..

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