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Fortrose Cathedral

Cathedral Square, Fortrose, Scotland
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Interesting Ruin

Interesting history behind these ruins. Would have been a beautiful building in its day. Worth a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elizabeth C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nice peaceful spot

I can't talk to the information available at the site as it was late at night that I visited when... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Cathedral Square, Fortrose, Scotland

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting history behind these ruins. Would have been a beautiful building in its day. Worth a visit.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I can't talk to the information available at the site as it was late at night that I visited when passing. It's well lit up of an evening and makes for a different aspect of photography with daytime visits. Having done the Abbey tour earlier...More

Thank lynsayjane
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Nice ruin but not much to see and little information, also most of the ruin is fenced off. Looks good lit up at night but you won't miss much if you don't visit here.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I was fascinated by this place. You can feel the history of it and the Graves surrounding it. Great spot for pictures and to have a coffee and a lunch in hand.

Thank roakley
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Set behind the High Street in the village of Fortrose the cathedral is an OK place to visit but not worth going out of your way for. Best part is it is free!

Thank UncleDads
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Very cool ruin's. Worth a visit themselves but if you can also time your visit with the St Boniface fair then its doubly worth a visit! A lovely little village to visit too.

Thank domo_leeds
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

On the day we visited they were having a fayre day and stall holders were dressed in old fashioned clothes.the cathedral was interesting although the roof was gone.ancient graves in grounds. Nice village campsite nearby.

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

What a great ruin of a 13th century building looks to be well looked after and the people who live there extremely friendly

Thank oman987
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Practically in the middle of town, the ruins of the cathedral and choir are in a neat grassy space. A few boards explain things. At he heights of its glory it had a sizable group of canons here. Mary Queen of Scots is supposed to...More

1  Thank KANewYork
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The Chapter house and the south nave aisle are all that remain of Fortrose Cathedral . The Cathedral was built in red sandstone but it was largely demolished in the mid-seventeenth century by Oliver Cromwell to provide building materials for a citadel at Inverness. I...More

Thank Marguerite a
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22 June 2015|
Response from DodLT | Reviewed this property |
The last of the ebb and the first of the flood tide are alwqays thought to be the best time to catch fish. Thus I would suggest that this would also probably be the best time. But you could also check locally or on several... More