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Address: Cathedral Square, Fortrose, Scotland

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Nice free site

Small place easily accessible by bus from Inverness. Some nice shops and cafe in the village and the cathedral is a lovely open space and a free site

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 November 2016
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Bradford, United Kingdom

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Marseilles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I like these kind of things, find them infinitely interesting. lovely old building, would have been spectacular in its day. Interesting bit of history, worth a visit!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Wow what a beautiful building this has once been. The history here can be felt as you walk around and feel the vibes here. This has been an immensely important religious place many years ago and the remains are wonderfully preserved, the signage boards are good. Fortrose itself has been a very important place in the church history of Scotland... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Small place easily accessible by bus from Inverness. Some nice shops and cafe in the village and the cathedral is a lovely open space and a free site

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Thank 541gemma
Warwick
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450 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful drive from Inverness and a short one. There is free parking right at the entrance to the cathedral. Fortrose Cathedral was an important church before the Scottish reformation and Mary Queen of Scots visited here. There are only two sections of the cathedral which are still standing, the sacristy and a chapel. You can see the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Who knew?! This was totally unexpected and a lovely find. Nice to wander and read the various information boards. Very photogenic

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Coatbridge
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Visited while we were in Fortrose anyway. Well maintained and nice to see but would not go out of my way to visit.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

A great Cathedral although the original was even larger. Once the home of 21 Canons and 12 Vicars and Mary Queen of Scots apparently spent a week here in 1564. Cromwell and his army are supposedly stripped the Cathedral and built a fort in Inverness. It still has a sandstone font and the adjacent smaller building became the Burgh's council... More 

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Fortrose, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A place full of history, a lovely place to contemplate the history of our forefathers, sit in the shade of the trees and enjoy.

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Brodick, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped of here after going to see the dolphins at chanonry point. Nice historical site with good interpretation.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Not a huge amount to see but passed a nice 15 mins, great for a quick picnic if you gave children as there is ample running space

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