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Dornoch Cathedral

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Address: The Cathedral | High Street, Dornoch, Scotland
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Description: 13th century historic church - the most northerly cathedral on the...
13th century historic church - the most northerly cathedral on the mainland of Great Britain
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Peaceful place.

I always feel in awe when walking in to big cathedrals and this place does it. Instant calm and peace. Built around 1239, with a huge history, improvements all down the centuries... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Tranent, United Kingdom
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Tranent, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I always feel in awe when walking in to big cathedrals and this place does it. Instant calm and peace. Built around 1239, with a huge history, improvements all down the centuries by a variety of great and good. The stain glass windows are simply amazing. the woodwork is spectacular and the pulpit is just wonderful. The pews and communion... More 

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

What a beautiful cathedral, peaceful, welcoming & in excellent condition. The ladies at the gift table very helpful. The wish tree was a great idea. Lovely place to think in peaceful tranquility.

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Kennewick
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Right in the middle of town, so it can't be missed. The preservation of a building this old is admirable, and a good history is presented to the visitor. An impressive structure.

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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

STUNNING Cathedral in the centre of the Town. The architecture involved in this building is superb.Open to tourists all year round. The Cathedral is also just across the road from Dornoch Castle Hotel, offering great Photo opportunities.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Might be famous for a celebrity wedding, but oozes charm. Well maintained and still operating as an everyday church. One of the many highlights in the town.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The Dornoch Cathedral was beautiful. We were there for a wedding and was beautiful.The stained glass was donated by Andrew Carnegie who had a home named Skibo Castle nearby.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Lovely building if you stay there the town is well worth a visit. Beautiful cathedral. Lots of other places to see and shops to visit. There is also a trike tour around the town, two students working for themselves to pay for their studies. Oldest golf course in town for golfers. Nice coffee shops, bookshop, pubs so lots to do.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Right in the center of town is this beautiful cathedral. My Uncle and Aunt worship here. We went to the Sunday service and really enjoyed the pastor. She is very good and she challenges you in her sermons, which I think is great. But just walking around the building and seeing all the stained glass inside, and the cemetery outside... More 

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Berkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A small cathedral in the centre of a picturesque village, which is still in use as a place of worship.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great building with lots of history. Also working church with great stained glass windows. In centre of Dornoch with plenty parking

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