Dornoch Cathedral, Dornoch

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#3 of 15 in Historic Sites in Caithness and Sutherland
Visit Dornoch Cathedral to experience the tranquil spirituality of the Scottish Highlands. Originally built in the 13th century, the cathedral was severely damaged in a fire during a 16th-century clan war. Today's structure was the result of a rebuilding process that started back in the Victorian era. The site's quaint atmosphere is punctuated by interesting details, from gaping gargoyles to stained-glass windows dedicated to the Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. The interior's renowned acoustics make it a frequent concert venue. Check the cathedral's website for a full schedule of services and special events. Make Dornoch Cathedral part of your personalized Dornoch itinerary using our Dornoch visit website .
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  • Was best man at my friends wedding. You cannot help but be overcome with the beauty and dignity of this amazing place of worship. Candles all lit and flowers arranged perfectly. A warmheart ceromany s...  more »
  • If you have in mind a cathedral reaching up to the skies with walls of stained glass and hundreds of meters long, then you will be disappointed. Dornoch, no larger than many modest parish churches and...  more »
  • Been a few years since we were here but really enjoyed it such a lovely Building hope to visit again  more »
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  • A truly beautiful building with a wonderful atmosphere. Beautiful stain glass windows and lots of history. A truly restful place to sit and think.
  • Beautiful town, worth a visit. Interesting graveyard!
  • Impressive building. Some lovely stained glass windows, both old and modern.
  • Beautiful, peaceful
  • A place of peace and tranquility.
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