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Dornoch Cathedral

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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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Small attractive cathedral

Few of the tourists seemed to visit this attractive historic cathedral. Nice interior with excellent windows and potted history guides. Worth the effot

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Few of the tourists seemed to visit this attractive historic cathedral. Nice interior with excellent windows and potted history guides. Worth the effot

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Battle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lucky people of Dornoch having this beautiful place. Visited here on the off-chance. The volunteers inside were very informative and welcoming.

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Thank mcauley2015
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The church fit well into the historic small Scottish town of Dornoch. You could picture yourself walking to services in the 1700's. A good place to see for a short visit.

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Thank Lakeview80
South Yorkshire
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral is well worth a visit and is most welcoming (read the 'Welcome' sign at the gate). The stonework inside is beautiful and the information sheets available in many languages give a great insight into the history of the Cathedral. Not a large Cathedral but perfectly formed - don't miss it.

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Thank Woodcocks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral is definitely worth a visit. It is absolutely fantastic inside and much bigger than you would anticipate .

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Thank Bill C
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With various sections of this cathedral laid out in the form of a cross, the original rock walls (uncovered in modern times with the removal of the stucco) are rough and yet intricately formed. The cathedral features many beautiful stained glass windows and fascinating plaques describing individuals and family buried within. Just across the street from the main square, this... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Worth a look around. Welcoming to all and very beautiful windows and roof. The recent windows are a credit to the cathedral for bringing it up to date.

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Thank Nikki D
Bunbury
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

one of those place we felt instantly at home, really enjoyed our day there on the way around Scotland. Town has lots of cafes, cake shops and arts and crafts and the small cathedral is very nice indeed. will definitely stay there overnight next time

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

At Dornoch downtown you will see this cathedral, with very beautiful architecture and nice vitrals. They say that Madonna ( the popstar) get married there, well nice to know but the church is really baituful.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely historic cathedral at the center of town. Worth a quick visit inside if able. Very beautiful!

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