St. Ninian and the Whithorn Story


Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre, Dumfries and Galloway

The Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre in Whithorn, southern Scotland is the starting point for visitors who wish to learn about the oldest church in Scotland, and the community which grew up around it in the 5th Century AD.

Whithorn has an internationally important collection of Christian stones, reflecting the early period at which Ninian founded his church here. The collection of artifacts at Whithorn is classed as being of national importance, in its entirety.