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Dornoch Cathedral

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Address: The Cathedral | High Street, Dornoch, Scotland
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13th century historic church - the most northerly cathedral on the mainland...

13th century historic church - the most northerly cathedral on the mainland of Great Britain

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One of the smallest but most charming of Britain's cathedrals

Dornoch is an attractively situated, small and compact Scottish town; and standing proudly right in the centre of the town - surrounded by elegant stone buildings, is the historic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely historic cathedral at the center of town. Worth a quick visit inside if able. Very beautiful!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dornoch is an attractively situated, small and compact Scottish town; and standing proudly right in the centre of the town - surrounded by elegant stone buildings, is the historic and very atmospheric cathedral.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

It is there in the centre of Dornoch. Don't ignore it. Go in and look in awe and wonder at this majestic building and have some peace and quiet .

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Colne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A lovely but little Cathedral, looks more like a parish church but well worth a visit lovely stained glass.

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Thank Deborah B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is the smallest cathedral we have visited, and we were not disappointed. There are information sheets about the history of the cathedral available in several languages.

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Darlington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were surprised to learn there was a Cathedral here and were very impressed with it, take the time to read the information boards as you walk around and enjoy the sun coming through the stained glass windows, they really are spectacular, when the sun shines that is of course, remember where you are! There is a donations box on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit, a beautiful cathedral with plenty to look at and great for reflection time if you want to take a seat and take some time out, visit the local museum for more info on the cathedral

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This cathedral is by no means grand in size but it is beautiful and very captivating. It has a lovely atmosphere inside, and some lovely stained glass windows on all sides of the building. Its so peaceful and stands majestically in the centre of town. A lovely place to visit and to worship.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This lovely Cathedral is well worth a visit if you are in the area. Peaceful and welcoming, and situated right in the centre of Dornoch.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Made very welcome by a lady preparing things for the Sunday service. If we hadn't been going on a coach trip we would have joined in on the service knowing that we would have been made welcome.

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