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Dornoch Cathedral

Address: The Cathedral | High Street, Dornoch, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 10 things to do in Dornoch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: 13th century historic church - the most northerly cathedral on the mainland of Great Britain
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Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: 13th century historic church - the most northerly cathedral on the mainland of Great Britain

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Well worth a visit if you are staying in the area.Madonna got married here afterall! Dornoch itself is a lovely small town on the Dornoch Firth-a lovely road trip up the east coast and not that far from Inverness for an afternoon out,

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Luton, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

small, tranquil and away from the cities (but not the tourists). A lovely place to reflect and get out of the rain.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Attended the Sunday evening worship which I found very dated and the congregation were not friendly considering it is tourist town

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

my wife and me visited Dornoch this year and took time to take a look around this small but well maintained cathedral. If you're nearby it's worth a visit.

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zurich
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74 reviews 74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Lovingly maintained with information provided, this is not to miss if you're staying in Dornoch. The setting is in the center of town and there are flowers and green spaces which add to its charm.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The stained glass windows are lovely and Madonna's son was baptised here but that's about it.Lovely ladies there to answer your questions.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The Cathedral is simply stunning. It is open daily for visitors to wander around. The stained glass windows are beautiful to behold especially in the sunshine. We attended Sunday service while here on holiday. it was Harvest Festival time. What a joyous occasion! The minister (Susan) is a delight. Such a happy congregation, lots of laughter and hearty singing. A... More 

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Leslie
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This was a very interesting visit. Stained glass windows were beautiful. Attended Sunday sewrvice and we were made very welcome.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The cathedral was very interesting, so much so that I went to a Sunday service. After an initial warm welcome when I was given my service book I was virtually ignored, which was very disappointing.

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

we spent 8 days in dornoch and visited the cathedral several times it is a truly lovely place .the stained glass windows are beautiful i could just gaze at them for hours.it is such a peaceful place and well worth a visit.

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