Scotland's first Saint could be the key to a new tourist attraction for a small Galloway town. After a local politician tabled a debate in Holyrood proposing to create a pilgrimage to Whithorn.
Dr Aileen McLeod has joined with historian James Brown in the hope to develop a network of routes all leading to the site where St Ninian first set foot in the country.
Fiona McIlwraith reports:
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