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Dunkeld Cathedral

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Address: 1.5 hours drive north of Edinburgh, Dunkeld, Scotland
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Lovely old cathedral

This is a lovely old cathedral sitting in beautiful grounds with stunning views all around. Part of the cathedral is covered in scaffolding but there is plenty of history to see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 November 2016
stuart w
Airdrie, United Kingdom
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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a lovely old cathedral sitting in beautiful grounds with stunning views all around. Part of the cathedral is covered in scaffolding but there is plenty of history to see and a working clock which chimes exactly when it should!

Thank stuart w
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

You must visit this Cathedral if anywhere near here! Absolutely beautiful and full of history. Ask John for a tour and the story on him unearthing the tombs! It's is so interesting!

Thank Opal J
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

The Cathedral was built over many centuries and is still used in part today. The ancient stonework with the bell tower is being restored. It is set by the river Tay and is well worth a visit to appreciate the quiet atmosphere.

Thank Michael_Pat_S
Fort William, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

When we went in there was a young lady playing the piano extremely beautifully. Lovely place steeped in history. Outside there was a part sectioned of for renovation which I will need to go to see when complete. The architecture, workmanship that has gone into the building all those years ago is worth noting.

Thank foster1605
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The Cathedral church of Dunkeld is beautifully located on the bank of the River Tay near the centre of the town. There is a history of religion on its site dating from the 9th century and the presently seen building dates from the 13th century. It had a very long period of construction (completed in 1501) and so has a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

very beautiful little church with a kind caretaker who showed us round the church and shared some of its history with us.

Thank annakoehler22
Hillsborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Very interesting lovely setting set in lovely woodland views over the river great surrounding areas to walk

Thank Barbara L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Set by the river Tay, this very pretty cathedral was under going building works while we were there but it did not deter us at all it was absolutely beautiful. The history of this place is amazing, considering it's size it fully deserves having the title of Cathedral. Started in 1260 this cathedral was the scene of the battle of... More 

Thank Debstaj
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Set in lovely serene grounds by the banks of the River Tay. Did not take official tour but had a very interesting walk round. The small museum is excellent. Well worth a visit.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

on stopping in Dunkeld for a rest on our journey around Scotland we found to our delight this magnificent building on the banks of the river Tay while walking around the town/ city ....a well recommended place for a visit and rest

Thank les h

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