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Address: Cathedral Square, Fortrose, Scotland

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Nice free site

Small place easily accessible by bus from Inverness. Some nice shops and cafe in the village and the cathedral is a lovely open space and a free site

Reviewed 16 November 2016
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Bradford, United Kingdom

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A ruined cathedral that goes back to the 1200's. After the reformation it became the graveyard and find it interesting to wander around looking at old tombstones Clearly Fortrose was a prosperous village ( or would it be a town or city?) Simply lovely

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Marseilles
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I like these kind of things, find them infinitely interesting. lovely old building, would have been spectacular in its day. Interesting bit of history, worth a visit!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Wow what a beautiful building this has once been. The history here can be felt as you walk around and feel the vibes here. This has been an immensely important religious place many years ago and the remains are wonderfully preserved, the signage boards are good. Fortrose itself has been a very important place in the church history of Scotland... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Small place easily accessible by bus from Inverness. Some nice shops and cafe in the village and the cathedral is a lovely open space and a free site

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Thank 541gemma
Warwick
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512 reviews
205 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful drive from Inverness and a short one. There is free parking right at the entrance to the cathedral. Fortrose Cathedral was an important church before the Scottish reformation and Mary Queen of Scots visited here. There are only two sections of the cathedral which are still standing, the sacristy and a chapel. You can see the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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421 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Who knew?! This was totally unexpected and a lovely find. Nice to wander and read the various information boards. Very photogenic

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Coatbridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Visited while we were in Fortrose anyway. Well maintained and nice to see but would not go out of my way to visit.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

A great Cathedral although the original was even larger. Once the home of 21 Canons and 12 Vicars and Mary Queen of Scots apparently spent a week here in 1564. Cromwell and his army are supposedly stripped the Cathedral and built a fort in Inverness. It still has a sandstone font and the adjacent smaller building became the Burgh's council... More 

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Fortrose, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A place full of history, a lovely place to contemplate the history of our forefathers, sit in the shade of the trees and enjoy.

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Brodick, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped of here after going to see the dolphins at chanonry point. Nice historical site with good interpretation.

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