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Address: 1.5 hours drive north of Edinburgh, Dunkeld, Scotland
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The cathedral is interesting and the grounds sloping down to the river are enchanting. The whole setting is just so peaceful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The cathedral is interesting and the grounds sloping down to the river are enchanting. The whole setting is just so peaceful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The spectacular architecture of the church is worth the stop alone. The surrounding grounds comprise a shaded riverside respite that is about as serene as it gets. If you happened to have a picnic lunch and have made this stop around lunchtime, you just found an optimal spot to spread the blanket down by the cool green waters flowing rapidly... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Most of this is in ruins and the church of limited interest. It's located by the river which is quite attractive. Better to spend time looking at the late 17c town assuming you can find a parking spot.

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Situated next to the river and after a 5 minutes walk from the car parking. Nice path in the middle of a park and a forest. Beautiful cathedral and peaceful park around. Worth a visit.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We have been visiting this area for over 20 yrs our favourite place to come the Cathedral is on the banks of the River Tay very scenic place.restoration work is on going you can still see bullit holes in the walls, Lots of history

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I love it. Certainly one of my favorite Cathedral after the once in St. Andrews. The little town of Dunkeld is interesting too, for a little break after a long travel in the discovery of Scotland.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We actually stopped in Dunkeld for lunch and then a walk over to the Cathedral. It is beautiful and well worth the visit, but today was special. We arrived just as a wedding was commencing. Of course, this is not the draw, but what a wedding. Brides and her parents and bridesmaids arrived in Bentleys and Roll Royce's with a... More 

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Visited 15/8/15 a day of many weddings as it it very popular.Do not let this put you off as if you go most other days as it is usually quiet & you can come & go as you please.A walk within the surrounding is fantastic & if you want to sit by the river for a few moments to relax... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

You can't visit Dunkeld without seeing the cathedral. It's history and beauty is worth even the shortest of visits. Situated along a beautiful strip of the River Tay, its ground are immaculately landscaped and the interior church and museum room are a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A truly gothic looking place. Half is a ruin and the other half a beautiful church. The lady bellringer gave a beautiful rendering of Morning has Broken and How Great Thou Art to a fair crowd, wonderful. The grounds are large and peaceful going down to the river. One thing spoils Dunkeld, all the cars in the square ruin the... More 

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