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13th century historic church - the most northerly cathedral on the mainland of Great Britain
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The Cathedral | High Street, Dornoch, Scotland
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All reviews the stained glass windows well worth a visit lovely building guy ritchie lots of history small town stone walls worth a quick visit andrew carnegie steeped in history across the road lovely place wedding century worship graveyard congregation
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

The cathedral is right in the centre of Dornoch and is well worth a visit. The building is constructed of the yellowish sandstone that is dominant in the area and the stained glass windows are fantastic.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Iain S
Reviewed October 29, 2018

superbly built by Gilbert and a place of worship for a 1000 years the windows and the general atmosphere make you appreciate that there might just be a God and the resident Minister convinces you with a cheeky smile too

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Scotland is full of churches, cemeteries and castles. Some excellent, some old, some interesting, some historical and some a combination of all 4. Dornoch Cathedral has an interesting past but one of the most quirky facts is that one of the tombstones was used during...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

Interesting small cathedral.Very well maintained and presented featuring fine atchitecture and some very attractive stained glass.Very good visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Lovely little Cathedral with simply stunning stained glass. Tranquil village location, well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

We were staying locally and decided to visit this Cathedral where Madonna got married. The stained glass windows are amazing. There are brochures in multiple languages for visitors which is a nice touch.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Colin M
Reviewed September 30, 2018

What a gem! The Dornoch Cathedral is a t-shaped cathedral that had been rebuilt and modified several times. However, each time, the original flavor was maintained. Due to renovations, you can see the original stone pillars, as they were left exposed due to the history....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Popped in during a visit to Dornoch. Opted to wait until the wedding party had left. Lol. Amazing stained glass windows with a clear mix of old and more modern designs view. X

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

The cathedral is rather average but check out the graveyard! It contains an authentic plaiden Ell, a for of measurement for cloth during the medical markets that were held there.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

We were there for a charity concert. Everyone could not have been more helpful and we all much enjoyed the experience in thsi very special christian place.

Date of experience: September 2018
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April 27, 2018|
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Cathedral always open unless there is a wedding taking place in which case it would be closed for about an hour.. fantastic place and warm welcome plus free entry.. hope you have a wonderful time
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Sheila M
April 8, 2018|
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Response from bahiggs | Reviewed this property |
I am very sorry but did not go up the tower but if you Google it you should find out, hope this helps
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Roslyn D
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Response from Edbit | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - yes, there are services at 11:00am on Sunday mornings. The cathedral is a fully operational church, part of the Church of Scotland. I attended a wedding there (fabulous location), and the female minister is a hoot!
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