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Dornoch Cathedral, Dornoch
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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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We were surprised to learn there was a Cathedral here and were very impressed with it, take the time to read the information boards as you walk around and enjoy the sun coming through the stained glas... read more »
Well worth a visit, a beautiful cathedral with plenty to look at and great for reflection time if you want to take a seat and take some time out, visit the local museum for more info on the cathedral
This cathedral is by no means grand in size but it is beautiful and very captivating. It has a lovely atmosphere inside, and some lovely stained glass windows on all sides of the building. Its so peac... read more »
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