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Address: The Cathedral | High Street, Dornoch, Scotland
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13th century historic church - the most northerly cathedral on the mainland...

13th century historic church - the most northerly cathedral on the mainland of Great Britain

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Beautiful to look at, super friendly church ladies

Blink and you'll miss this, but try to find this and go and see the beautiful stain glass windows and the lovely friendly church ladies who we could have sat with for hours! Oh... read more

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Sonaya W
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Blink and you'll miss this, but try to find this and go and see the beautiful stain glass windows and the lovely friendly church ladies who we could have sat with for hours! Oh and buy a Bag of Cheer

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we were unaware of the history of Dornoch, we were surprised to find a cathedral here until we discovered that Dornoch hosted a Bishop in earlier days. Well worth a visit! This also holds for the local museum, which is modest but offers much information on Dornoch and its history. Recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been years ago when my eldest child was wee, we visited again with my son who is nearly 5. He loved the place. Cathedral is beautiful and the ladies selling wee gifts were lovely and friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite a large, unexpectedly so for a small town, but very nice, lovely stained glass windows, very historic & interesting'

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gorgeous sandstone structure, centre for meditation and worship, and has beautiful stained glass windows, some from the original Morris company. Lots of Sutherland influence, peaceful and welcoming with guides in many languages.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The windows are wonderful. The atmosphere so peaceful. Talked to very friendly people who were so nice.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restored 13th century church with stained glass windows and full organ. Organ was playing as we toured. Don't miss it and make a donation as you leave

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see, it is small but has all the fine things you'd expect to see in a grand cathedral. Very glad that we stopped and looked in.

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Gorgeous cathedral with the most fantastic pipe organ I've ever seen Right in center of town across from castle hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Beautiful old building right in the centre of Dornoch. Well worth a look if you appreciate stained glass windows.

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