This is known as the Whithorn Peninsular, or
the Machars, with a number of historic
attractions and villages. The drive around is
about 45 miles, a full day when visiting the
The image top is from the car park next to
the main coastal A747 road south of Port
William. There are a number of steps up to the
top, where there are great views all
This was an Iron Age fortified farming
settlement dating to around 2,000 years back.
There is a D shaped ditch around three sides,
and a steep side on the west for defense.
The enclosure is thought to have held four
or five houses.
The image third top is looking north towards
Port William village with the information