Chapel Finian

Yet another of those ancient monuments with which Dumfries and Galloway is so well endowed, the ruins of Chapel Finian lie on the shores of Luce Bay on the west side of the Machars Peninsula in Dumfries and Galloway. Named after St Finbar (there were several Saints of that name though and tripadvisor suggests this St Finbar may be one and the same as St Ninian) it was a Way Station – a welcome pit-stop – for monks travelling from Ireland to Whithorn in the early days of Christianity in Scotland.

Chapel Finian Foundations

Information Board:-

Chapel Finian Information  Board

Central portion:-

Foundations, Chapel Finian

From southwest:-

Chapel Finian Foundations from Southwest

There’s another view of the chapel here with an aerial shot here.

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