<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT"%> A guide to Towns and Villages in the Machars region of Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland. UK by Whithorn and District Business Association.
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Towns and villages in Whithorn & District

Whithorn - Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.Whithorn
Architecturally, Whithorn, with its two-storeyed town houses and wide main street, comes as something of a surprise, after the visitor has passed through the traditional strip villages of Sorbie and Kirkinner, and through the countryside dotted with single cottages and groups of farm buildings...(more).

Garlieston - Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.Garlieston
When one enters Garlieston , one quickly meets the seafront and experiences the beauty of Garlieston Bay. Ahead is the wooded headland of Eggerness, the site of an ancient camp with rock carvings, enclosing the bay with a rocky shoreline to the East and a sandy beach to the North...(more).
Sorbie - Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.Sorbie
It would be easy for the traveller to miss the significance of Sorbie, even its speed limit, on the main Newton Stewart to Whithorn road. But, like Kirkinner, Sorbie is a mid-seventeenth century amalgamation of medieval parishes : of Sorbie, Kirkmadrine and Cruggleton, and it became the economic and social centre for a prosperous farming area...(more).
Monreith - Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.Monreith
Monreith village is situated 2 miles south-east of the harbour village of Port William and lies on Monreith Bay, looking out over Luce bay and on to the Rhinns of Galloway...(more).
Port William - Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.Port William
The Village of Port William, along with the harbour, dates from around 1770. Previous to that date, there had been a few houses, most likely inhabited by fishermen, around the mouth of the Killantrae Burn which runs into the sea at this point...(more).
Isle of Whithorn - Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.Isle of Whithorn
For years visitors have come to the Isle to behold the picture postcard view that has made a fortune for film manufacturers and the holiday snap business...(more).

 

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