Kirkyard Walk

When & Where

Saturday, 2 September 2023 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
St Cuthberts Kirkyard, St Cuthberts Rd, Kirkcudbright, Online

Event Details

As part of Scottish Archaeology Month, Doors Open Day and the Kirkcudbright Fringe, Kirkcudbright History Society will be offering a tour of the local historic Kirkyard. A little east of the town it was the site of the original Northumbrian 'kirk of Cuthbert' which even Ailred of Rievaulx described as an ancient building in the later 12th-century! It is also the site of Scotland's most southerly Hiberno-Norse burials. For more information there is a video Guides from the society will give an interesting tour of The tour lasts an hour approximately and covers the history of the area and identifies a variety of interesting headstones.


Helen Bowick



Event Location

St Cuthberts Kirkyard
St Cuthberts Rd


Please note that you should check with the event organiser to confirm details of times and location - Scottish Local History Forum is not responsible for the events hosted by Member Societies.