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Dornoch Cathedral, Dornoch
(4.9/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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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  • It is there in the centre of Dornoch. Don't ignore it. Go in and look in awe and wonder at this majestic building and have some peace and quiet . 
  • A lovely but little Cathedral, looks more like a parish church but well worth a visit lovely stained glass. 
  • This is the smallest cathedral we have visited, and we were not disappointed. There are information sheets about the history of the cathedral available in several languages. 
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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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