Inverness Cathedral is the most northerly Anglican Cathedral in the UK. A rich history and heritage along with an insight into the history of the church in Scotland after the reformation. A wonderful example of the architecture of Alexander Ross can be found here, along with intricate craftsmanship and details carvings in both stone and wood alongside glorious stained glass windows.
The Cathedral which is free to enter is open 365 days, from dusk to dawn is a full working Cathedral with a gathered congregation. Inverness Cathedral is the Mother Church for the Diocese of Moray, Ross & Caithness in the Scottish Episcopal Church. Daily worship is offered and has been from 1866 when the first worship took place. Free walk around guides are available in different languages. Our Volunteer Welcomers are available during the main summer season.
The Cathedral hosts a number of concerts, events and exhibitions throughout the year.
Located within the grounds of the Cathedral, there is a Café & Shop, which is open 6 days per week all year round. The Café serves excellent coffee with home baking, homemade soup and other lunch menus. The Café provides gluten free and vegetarian food as well. Our Café staff are supported by volunteers and operates on a social enterprise model, with volunteers gaining skills to equip them for employment and to support confidence building, along with young volunteers working towards their Saltire Awards and Duke of Edinburgh Awards.
The shop has a variety of gifts including our exclusive Inverness Cathedral tartan scarves, cards and Scottish gifts, books and much more.