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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 3 weeks ago
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Bradford, United Kingdom

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Warwick
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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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 6 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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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 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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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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I wish there had been more history given for the remains of this cathedral. It has beautiful ruins but not much information to foster a deep appreciation for what it once was.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

On our way back from Rosemarkie and Chanonary Point we parked up in Fortrose to look at the remains of the Cathedral. Free to park and to look around the ruin don't take long but add more information to the local history.

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