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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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Beautiful little gem

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Berkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Beal, N Yorks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A very interesting place, with a lot of history, as is the graveyard. Well kept, with someone on hand to answer questions

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I love the simplicity of Scottish cathedrals and this did not disappoint. It stands in the centre of Dornoch just off the main square where the buses stop. It is unusual in having no cathedral aisles but considering the number of times it was raised to the ground and subsequently repaired it is no surprise. The lack of aisles gives... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A lovely haven in Dornoch. We attended service there on the Sunday as there was no Catholic church in Dornoch. Very welcoming.

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Jackson, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is a beautiful cathedral and shows that it is still an important part of the community. It's ceilings are light and gives an airy, lighter feel than most.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Absolutely stunning! Very historic and would highly recommend a visit, volunteers are very knowledgable and helpful. We also enjoyed walking round the grounds where there are some very old graves. A true gem!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were so fortunate to attend a dear friends wedding in this beautiful cathedral the first weekend in May.Everything about this cathedral is magical ,it was a wonderful experience .With or without an event such as a wedding this cathedral is the loveliest of places to spend a moment ,as we found when we visited it the day before the... More 

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dornoch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Beautiful cathedral simply pretty as a picture all you could expect from a ancient building. The perfect center to this lovely village.

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falkirk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is a lovely building well worth a visit. Beautiful windows and carvings. They were selling trinkets at a good price to raise funds for renovations which we bought

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Address: The Cathedral | High Street, Dornoch, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Dornoch

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