Church Life & Worship

Church Life & Worship

Service Times | Messy Church | Events | Groups | Church Halls | Weddings

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History & Visitors

History & Visitors

Information about visiting Dunkeld Cathedral and its history.

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Friends of the Cathedral

Friends of the Cathedral

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Community Archives

Community Archives

Old Photographs & Community Records/ Scottish Horse Regiment

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Welcome to Dunkeld Cathedral, Perthshire, Scotland


Dunkeld Cathedral - 11am
Easter Sunday to Remembrance Sunday

Little Dunkeld Kirk - 11am
Mid November to Palm Sunday

Amulree - 2.15pm
3rd Sunday in month

MESSY CHURCH meets on the last Sunday of the month September - May (except December) from 3.45pm to 5.30pm in the Duchess Anne

For further details about worship and church events, please click here.


Opening times

April to end September: 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
October to end March:10.00 am to 4.00 pm

Please note that access may be restricted due to events such as weddings or other special services. The Cathedral is a working church - please be considerate at these times. 

For more information about visiting, please click here.




Services for Holy Week and Easter

Holy Week

Wednesday 17th. April - The Church of Scotland Congregation and St. Mary’s are holding a joint evening to look at ‘the mystery of sin, suffering & hope’ We will meet in Little Dunkeld Church at 7pm and be finished by about 8.30

Thursday 18th. April – There will be a Maundy Thursday Communion in the Cathedral at 7pm.

Good Friday – St. Mary’s will be hosting a joint service at 7pm. 

April 21st.                    Easter Sunday

                                    9.00am. – Communion service in the Cathedral

                                    10.30am. – Easter Egg Hunt in the Cathedral grounds

                                    11.00am. – Morning Service in the Cathedral

                                     2.15pm. – Service at Amulree (including the Sacrament of Baptism)


Sunday April 28th.

From 2013-2017 members of The Arts Society, Tayside,(formerly NADFAS) have been undertaking detailed recording of every artefact and object in the Cathedral. This has been a huge task and we are very grateful to Brian Whitten and his team for their time and dedication.

At the morning service on April 28th. members of the Recording Team will be with us to present the finished article and we look forward to welcoming those who can be there along with local folk who helped them with their work. Copies of the finished report will also be sent to the church offices in 121 George Street, the National Library of Scotland, the A.K. Bell library in Perth and the V & A in London.



Saturday 6th April at 7pm
Pitlochry and District Choral Society will be performing Faure’s Requiem and the ‘Cantique de Jean Racine, with additional items from soloists. Tickets £10 (under 17 years £1).

Thursday 25th April at 7.30pm
There will be a charity concert in aid of CHAS by Steeton Male Voice Choir and the Dunkeld & District Strathspey and Reel Society. Tickets £10 (under 16 years Free).


Songs & Silence

Evening services of prayer and meditation. Using music in the Taize style (quiet and meditative), words and silence these services give an opportunity to enjoy a different type of worship in the peace of the Cathedral.

Will commence again in June 2019