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St Ninian's Cave near Whithorn

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St Ninian's Cave near Whithorn

Caption - St Ninian's Cave near Whithorn. The cave is said to have been used for prayer and meditation by St Ninian who first brought Christianity to Scotland founding the first monastery at Whithorn around AD500.

Walk 2658 : The Machars Peninsula - St Ninian's Cave

Photographer : Eric Lucas

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Dumfries and Galloway

Dumfries and Galloway is located in south-west Scotland and shares a short border with England. The area has a lengthy coastline including along the Solway Firth. Inland there are ranges of hills including Merrick the highest hill rising to 843 metres above sea level. Long distance footpaths include the Southern Upland Way.

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