The Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway

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A warm welcome to the Isle of Whithorn community in Dumfries and Galloway. The ‘Isle’ is situated on the southernmost tip of South West Scotland.

If you‘ve never been to the Isle before and you are planning a visit, you’ll find lots of interesting information on our visitors’ page.


From Wednesday, April 15, 2020 until Wednesday, May 6, 2020

The Isle of Whithorn

The Isle of Whithorn

Welcome to the Isle of Whithorn!

This village is one of the most southerly communities in Scotland; set in a picturesque and unspoilt part of Dumfries and Galloway, rich in history and with strong links to the land and the sea.

We hope that one day you may be able to come in person to the Isle, but in the meantime, we invite you to make your own tour of the Isle through the many interesting pages that make up this website. There is something for everybody!

For the visitor...

Isle of Whithorn BoatFrom time to time we provide information on this website about tailor-made short breaks for a variety of leisure activities from ornithology and natural history to sailing and folk music. Keep this page bookmarked for details on forthcoming events at the Isle!


Community emergency Response Team Poster

For the community ...

  • Local news most recent events
  • Isle Futures Community Regeneration
  • Directory of local contacts and businesses
  • CERT - Emergency Planning for extreme weather, power cuts etc. Sign up if you think you might need assistance.


For the historian ...

  • Isle Archive Information and pictures that tell much about the community's long history.
  • St Ninian Discover how Christianity began in Scotland


Points of contact ...

There are now a number of ways of making contact with the Isle:
The content of this website is maintained by members of the Isle of Whithorn village community. If you have any comments, suggestions or items of local interest, you can use the contact form or add your comments to our guestbook page.

Find Us on Facebook...

Facebook logoThe Isle of Whithorn also has its own page on Facebook. Become a fan, say hello, post your pictures or stories and share your comments on our Page!

St Ninians Tearoom also has it's own Facebook page Serves breakfast, sandwiches and vegetarian options

Breakfast, lunch, coffee and drinks, Takes bookings, Walk-ins welcome, Good for groups or parties, Outdoor seating.

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Website hosted by web design. Incidental photography provided courtesy of Mike Marshall, Breathing Space Productions, Isle of Whithorn