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Dornoch Cathedral, Dornoch

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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. Before you head to Dornoch, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Dornoch travel itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Dornoch has to offer, including Dornoch Cathedral.
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TripAdvisor
  • 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.  more »
  • 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 indee...  more »
  • 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 b...  more »
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  • Pretty impressive inside
  • First place to visit in Dornoch.
  • Nice great Dornoch cathedral and with amazing atmosphere.
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