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Enjoyed touring the Dornoch Cathedral. On the day we visited they were allowing access up to the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
matthewkarp
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Stunning building

Excellent building well worth a visit if you’re in the area. Information on the history of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Provan4
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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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Reviewed 5 days ago

Enjoyed touring the Dornoch Cathedral. On the day we visited they were allowing access up to the tower which was great. The views of Dornoch from the tower were amazing and walking up the old staircase was a fun treat in and of itself.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent building well worth a visit if you’re in the area. Information on the history of the cathedral was available on my visit.

Thank Provan4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most beautiful cathedral in such a beautiful setting. Doors were open at 8pm in the evening and we went in. So serene and peaceful. Well worth a visit if you’re in the area.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Aunt and Uncle lived in Dornoch for many years and the Cathedral was special to both of them. Sadly they are no longer with us and the last time I was there was to attend the funeral of my Uncle. On this occasion we...More

Thank ColinLivingstone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we visit every time we are in the area, so beautiful, relaxing, and very well looked after. check out the tapertsy seat covers when you visit

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the wooden pews and the stained glass. This cathedral is small but perfectly formed. I went with my friend who has sung at a wedding in this lovely cathedral.

Thank jaftraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Cathedral is a great place to stop during your trip through the Highlands. The history of the area seems to be based on the workings of the church. Dornoch is a great quaint village to stop during your visit.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dunoch cathedral is magnificent. The stained glass windows are simply stunning. I enjoyed reading who donated them and to whom they were dedicated. It was steeped in history, yet still used for services. Right in the middle of town, meant very easy access.

Thank Nonny1962
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cathedral is in the centre of Dornoch. The doors were open when we visited but not sure how often the public is allowed access. Beautiful stained glass windows and all the usual decor you would expect to find in a place of worship. The...More

Thank Csider65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must visit for piece and tranquility, in a majestic setting. Lovely stained glass windows. Take a break from wandering around this lovely pieceful small town. Its up market, vbut welcomes verybody nonetheless.

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Ian T
April 27, 2018|
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Response from Highlander197 | Reviewed this property |
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
September 17, 2015|
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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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