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Dornoch Cathedral

Address: The Cathedral | High Street, Dornoch, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 10 Attractions 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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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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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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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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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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78 helpful votes 78 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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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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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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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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We visited the Cathedral after a trip to the Historylinks museum. It was just after Sunday service so was quiet and serene and gave us chance to wander around and gaze up at the beautiful stained glass windows. Lots of history and we appreciated the leaflets at the front giving us lots of information. Worth a visit!

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This delightful and beautiful building is open to the public through the week and is a functioning place of worship. Members of the congregation volunteer to keep the cathedral open and sell gifts and postcards while making visitors feel very welcome indeed. The building is kept sparklingly clean and gives the visitor the impression of a well loved place where... More 

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