We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dunkeld Cathedral

1.5 hours drive north of Edinburgh, Dunkeld, Scotland
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Highland Whisky Woodland and Braveheart Tour from Edinburgh
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“the river” (118 reviews)
1.5 hours drive north of Edinburgh, Dunkeld, Scotland

Similar Things to Do in Dunkeld

Write a Review
Reviews (417)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 361 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a huge part of Dunkeld history and a must visit. It's just a short stroll from the center of town. The grounds are beautiful and free to roam with well place signage informing of its place in Scotland's history. Good to know: It...More

Thank Ali G
Reviewed July 15, 2017

The Cathedral is located at the end of a pretty street in the centre of Dunkeld. It has a magnificent view over the river Tay. Entrance is free. Half of the cathedral is open to the public and the other half is being restored.

Thank Travelscot1
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Stopped off at the cathedral whilst heading north on the A9. We knew we were late in visiting, so dipped in very quickly to see the tomb of "The Wolf". We were greeted by a wonderful man, who told us lots of facts and tales...More

Thank Angebugh
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Cathedral in a tranquil setting ,intimate space inside with a very fine piece of Sculpture (in wood) of the Cross by Kirsty Laing. A hidden gem.

Thank Uppercraigorian
Reviewed June 28, 2017

This was the first stop in our 3 day Isle of Skye Tour. Very beautiful church building. Had nice wooded surroundings and the town nearby was also an interesting attraction. Bought their local smoked salmon and enjoyed it for breakfast.

Thank calvinheng
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful right on the Tay River a small but amazing place we loved it a small welcoming village delicious tea shops And a beautiful river and cathedral

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Difficult to find without asking someone. It's amazing to see that one half of the building is open to the elements (don't go inside); and the other is still a functioning religious building. The grounds by the river Tay are a wonderful place to picnic...More

Thank juliant919
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Visited on a beautiful sunny weekend. Plenty of information to read about the history of the cathedral. The grounds are very well tended with seating facing the river. Lots of trees for a bit of shade if needed and lively and cool inside the church....More

Thank TJWeymouth
Reviewed June 15, 2017

We saw this cathedral from afar while trying to local a restroom (ironically). It ended up being a really lovely place to visit. It is well maintained and has an absolutely beautiful exterior, interior, and a charming river nearby.

Thank D D
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

The cathedral is mostly ruins. It's very beautiful on its own, but the grounds are also very nice. There is still an operational church in the non-ruined parts. Free to enter

Thank Margoose87
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Howie's Bistro
497 reviews
.18 miles away
Palmerston's Cafe
276 reviews
.18 miles away
Birnam Arts and Conference Centre
72 reviews
.67 miles away
The Perth Arms
132 reviews
.16 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Paddle Surf Scotland
6 reviews
.77 miles away
Birnam Oak
26 reviews
.59 miles away
Beatrix Potter Exhibition
83 reviews
.69 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dunkeld Cathedral staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines