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Dornoch Cathedral

The Cathedral | High Street, Dornoch, Scotland
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spend a few hours walking around town and stop here

this cathedral is gorgeous. Im not really religious but it was so beautiful. Walking around town... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
Step back in time

Visited Dornoch Cathedral and found it to be a very welcoming place. It has fascinating stained... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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13th century historic church - the most northerly cathedral on the mainland of Great Britain
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  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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The Cathedral | High Street, Dornoch, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this cathedral is gorgeous. Im not really religious but it was so beautiful. Walking around town theres a green to the right of the cathedral and just to walk around this town and to look at the small shops. Got a cake from the Harry...More

Thank corrie536
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Dornoch Cathedral and found it to be a very welcoming place. It has fascinating stained glass windows. Beautiful flower arrangements near the altar. There was a small stall manned by two lovely ladies which sold items of ephemera, trinkets and postcards.

Thank WiganAlison
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's quite a beautiful little cathedral but it has a certain emptiness to it. Some fine stained glass but bits and pieces stacked in a corner do diminish the sense of being a place of awe. Connections with the Carnegie family and Madonna aren't enough...More

Thank UlsterFryNo1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting small cathedral with fantastic stained glass windows. Very well kept, no admission fee but they would like donations. Tourist information is opposite the entrance and there are many nice buildings and shops nearby.

Thank LesGUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are enough carparks (free) around so no problems there. Cathedral has an interesting history - incl. being the place where a certain celebrity got married. It is well maintained and plenty of information around to help us. Well worth a visit.

Thank JensonLim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty little cathedral in a pretty little town. Gorgeous windows making the place bright and airy. Interesting graveyard with a slab that was used for measuring cloth at market time back in the dark ages

Thank Merchandiseman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on a trip on the Sutherland tour of the Highlands. The Cathedral is small but quite beautiful. The cemetery has some very old graves, including one that is titled The Plaiden Ell- a tailors measure .

Thank Loves2TravelALOT_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cathedral. Mum and daughter loved visiting. Situated in a beautiful place. Would definitely recommend if you've not been before.

Thank Sammy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As Cathedrals go it's small and not spectacular but has interesting stone walls and a lovely feeling of peace and prayer

Thank AJE123
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On a family holiday we visited Dornoch Cathedral, found it very interesting well worth a visit. Lots of history and information to be found.

Thank Emz39
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Roslyn D
18 September 2015|
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Response from Edbit | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - yes, there are services at 11:00am on Sunday mornings. The cathedral is a fully operational church, part of the Church of Scotland. I attended a wedding there (fabulous location), and the female minister is a hoot!