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St Machar's Cathedral

Chanonry | Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 1RQ, Scotland
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Fun history outing!

I have been here a few times- this is a great place to go if you like really historical churches or... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2016
Marlena Joy F
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Lovely Small Cathedral

This little cathedral, situated in Old Aberdeen can be accessed by car along a cobbled lane with... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2016
Stephen T
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 6, 2016

I have been here a few times- this is a great place to go if you like really historical churches or extremely full graveyards. One time that particularly stands out was when I visited with my friend from Germany, and a man who worked there...More

1  Thank Marlena Joy F
Reviewed July 4, 2016

This little cathedral, situated in Old Aberdeen can be accessed by car along a cobbled lane with pay and display parking or as part of the Old Aberdeen walk from near the city centre (walk leaflet available online). No matter how often I see them,...More

1  Thank Stephen T
Reviewed June 21, 2016

My husband and I recently visited St. Machar's Cathedral. I found the information regarding those buried in the cemetery surrounding the church very fascinating and informing. These little snippets of history helped me understand the impact of the congregation on the city as a whole....More

1  Thank PamYoung
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Fantastic old church and very helpful verger. architecture beautiful. The ceiling is marvellous and well worth a visit.

Thank Anna F
Reviewed May 14, 2016

If you enjoy seeing historic cathedrals, add St. Machar's to your itinerary. It has some great historic aspects, especially all the crests on the ceiling. A lovely organ and beautiful stain glass windows.

1  Thank DianaMcG327
Reviewed May 2, 2016

The cathedral is interesting partly because of its strange shape due to losing sections after the tower collapsed many hundreds of years ago. The interior stone is interesting as it is very rough and so is unusual inside a church. The ceiling is certainly amazing...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Great place to spend a while, I enjoyed my time here alone one lovely summers day. I've not been back yet but I've been meaning to

1  Thank lyneeee
Reviewed April 29, 2016

We made a point of visiting this cathedral during our short break in Aberdeen as we believed an ancestor was buried in the churchyard. The setting is beautiful with all the old gravestones around it and the interior is fascinating as the cathedral has had...More

2  Thank kameko
Reviewed April 25, 2016

lovely cathedral beautiful interior, definitely worth a visit, steeped in history and in a lovely part of old aberdeen

1  Thank paddie40
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Lovely area surrounded by old granite houses and Seaton Park. The Cathedral is just beautiful and staff are lovely.

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