Cairn Holy Chambered Cairns FREE
Two remarkably complete Neolithic burial cairns, of a type characteristic of Galloway.
|6.5m south east of Creetown, on the A75|
The remains of this late 16th century noble residence demonstrate how architecture evolved from the heavily defended tower house.
Chapel Finian FREE
The foundation remains of a small chapel in an enclosure, built in the Irish style, probably as a chapel for pilgrims on their way.
|5m north west of Port William on the A747|
St Ninian's Cave FREE
The cave is traditionally associated with St Ninian. Early crosses found at the site are housed at Whithorn Museum.
|Physgill, on the coast 4m south west of Whithorn on the A747|
Broughton House And Garden
Right in the heart of Kirkcudbright, a pretty artists’ colony on the Solway Firth, this is an 18th-century Georgian house.
St Ninian's Chapel FREE
Restored ruins of a 13th-century chapel, probably used by pilgrims on their way to Whithorn.
Whithorn Priory And Museum
One of the earliest Christian sites in Scotland, Whithorn was traditionally held to be founded by St Ninian in the 5th or 6th C.
Carsluith Castle FREE
Carsluith Castle is a lightly-defended tower house. It is typical of the many L-planned tower houses built by the landed gentry.
|3.5m south of Creetown on the A75|
Barsalloch Fort FREE
Barsalloch Fort has never been archaeologically investigated, but it was most probably a defended farmstead.
|On the edge of a promontory above Barsalloch Point|
Drumtroddan Standing Stones FREE
An alignment of three stones, one of which has fallen.
A well-preserved six storey tower house of the McCullochs dating back to the 15th century. Its battlements command excellent views.
|2km south west of Gatehouse of Fleet on the A75|
Rispain Camp FREE
A rectangular settlement defended by a bank and ditch.
|1m west of Whithorn, behind Rispain Farm on the A746.|
Druchtag Motte FREE
A fine example of a motte castle in a part of Scotland where this type of early timber castle proliferated in the 12th and 13th C.
Torhouse Stone Circle FREE
A Bronze Age stone circle consisting of 19 boulders.