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St Ninian's Way - Carlisle to St Andrews -Part 2- Whithorn to South Queensferry

307 km Distance
2,211 m Ascent
2,252 m Descent

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St Ninian’s Way is dedicated to the memory of this early Christian saint and missionary, often known as the Apostle to the Southern Picts. arting at the ancient cathedral in Carlisle in England St Ninian's Way goes north across the border into Scotland and west to Whithorn and St Ninian's Chapel. The Way proceeds north west and along the Ayrshire coast to Paisley and Glasgow, then mainly along canal paths and quiet roads to Falkirk, Linlithgow and South Queensferry, where it picks up St Margaret's Way for the remaining 65 kms to St Andrews. All in all about 700 kms of diverse and spectacular scenery.

Here, Part 2 shows St Ninian’s Way from Whithorn to South Queensferry and Includes sections waymarked and promoted as the John Muir Way , Ayrshire Coastal Path and the Whithorn Way. Further details of these sections are available below.




For Part 1, from Carlisle to Whithorn is at


and for

Part 3 where it picks up St Margaret’s Way is at


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 http://www.thewayofstandrews.com