Fortrose attractions

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Fortrose Scotland HighlandsFortrose lies between Avoch and Rosemarkie on the A832 on the southern coast of the Black Isle. Many of the buildings are of an ornate Victorian style. Every year, a mediaeval fair, St. Boniface's Fair where all participants wear mediaeval costume, is held in this square with the Cathedral as a centrpiece. The surviving fragments of the cathedral consist of the 13th century vaulted undercroft of the chapter house and the south aisle of the nave, a vaulted structure of 14th century date, both finely worked, with two canopied monuments, and other interesting memorials.


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Attractions Fortrose Cathedral.Tel: 01667 460232. Only the south aisle of the nave and chapter house survive at this beautiful red sandstone cathedral, but the plan of the buildings are laid out in the grass. The cathedral was built in the first half of the 13th century, though it was extended and altered in the 14th and 15th centuries. Location: In the centre of Fortrose.

Fortrose Cathedral

Attractions Groam House Museum and Pictish Centre, High Street, Rosemarkie, Ross-shire, Scotland IV10 8UF. Tel: 01381 620961. The museum is an outstanding Pictish Centre for Ross and Cromarty. The unique display is focussed on 15 carved Pictish stones. All the stones originated in Rosemarkie, some dating back to the 8th century AD, when it was an important centre of early Christianity. About 1 mile northeast of Fortrose.

Groam House Museum

Attractions Cromarty Courthouse Museum, Church Street, CROMARTY IV11 8XATel: 01381 600418. The unspoilt, 18th century port of Cromarty sits at the tip of the Black Isle peninsula. Our museum, in the town's eighteenth- century Courthouse, uses extensive research and modern technology to help you share our enthusiasm for Cromarty - past and present. Check website for opening times. About 7 miles northeast of Fortrose.

Cromarty Courthouse Museum

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