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Inverness Cathedral

Door open days

31 August 2019 (10am to 5pm)

1 September 2019 (2pm to 5pm)

Highland - Inverness & surrounding area

The Cathedral which is dedicated to St Andrew was designed by architect Alexander Ross and built between 1866-9. It was consecrated in 1874 and is the mother church of the Episcopal diocese of Moray, Ross and Caithness. The Cathedral contains a picture celebrating the consecration of the first American Bishop, Samuel Seabury in 1784 and Russian icons presented to Bishop Eden by Tsar Alexander. There are a number of interesting features including the architecture and windows including the great west window representing Our Lord in Glory at the Last Judgement and the diocese's memorial to Bishop Eden.  Access to the bell tower will be available.

2019 marks 150 years of worship at the Cathedral.  This will be marked by a choral evensong at 3pm on 01 September 2019.  There will also be a lecture on the architecture of Alexander Ross at the cathedral at 7.30pm on Saturday 07 September 2019.  More information is available from the Cathedral office: 01463 225553


Key Information

Architect: Alexander Ross

Building Date: 1866-69

Free information leaflet available in several languages an full colour guide book available to buy.

01463 225553

  • Bishop's Walk
  • Inverness
  • IV3 5NS