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St Ninian's Way - Garlieston to Whithorn via Isle of Whithorn and St Ninian's Chapel

20 km Distance
216 m Ascent
160 m Descent

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This 12th section of St Ninian’s Way takes the coastal track south out of Garlieston  to Cruggleton Bay (3 km). (See more rugged alternative route below). Then continue inland to join minor road B7063 (1 km). Turn right 300m to Y junction and then left onto the B7004 to Whithorn (6 km).

Then plan to do the Whithorn Circuit including St Ninian’s Cave the following day.

Along the coast overlooking Wigtown Bay and/or  then through quiet flat farmland

Alternatively, at Cruggleton Bay, continue south along coastal track to Cruggleton Point and castle (2.5km), then to Portyerrock and T junction with B70063 (5 km). Go south along B7063 to T junction (900m). Then go left onto track to Cairn Head (700m) and along coastal path to Isle of Whithorn and St Ninian's Chapel (4km). Then take B7004 back to Whithorn. (13 km) or do the Whithorn Circuit and St Ninian’s

For a map overview of St Ninian’s Way please go,-4.2366028/terrain

St Ninian’s Way is one of the great pilgrim routes in Scotland to St Andrews - The Way of St Andrews - For other routes see