The Whithorn Way

in the steps of Saints, Monks & Monarchs

Mochrum to Whithorn

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This section of the route is 9 miles in length and it starts from Mochrum passing by the Drumtroddan Standing Stones as the Way heads south east to Whithorn.

Places or items of interest on this section are Mochrum Kirk, Mochrum Motte, the Standing Stones and then the Northumbrian Monastery and Medieval Cathedral in Whithorn.

This section has been walked by the Paisley 850 pilgrims and follows extensive sections of the previously waymarked “Way to Whithorn”. For directional details simply click on this link and download instructions based on walking from Mochrum to Whithorn. These directional instructions are based on key points along the route which are defined using grid reference numbers. The relevant Ordnance Survey map relating to this section are Explorer No.311.

This is the end of the Whithorn Way however to learn more about the life of St Ninian we strongly recommend that walkers take a further day to walk the paths that link St Ninian's Cave to St Ninian's Chapel. This is a coastal path round Burrow Head and on to the Isle of Whithorn. To proceed to this section of the walk click on this link or on the highlighted path on the map above.

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