How To Get Here

The Cathedral is located on the banks the River Ness in the City of Inverness, next to Eden Court Theatre and the Northern Meeting Park.

By Road:
Approaching the city on the A82 from Fort William, follow the road in to Inverness, continue over the canal and past the cemetery on your left hand side. Continue along the road for approx. ½ mile, turning right after the Highland Council Headquarters on to Ardross Street. The Cathedral is on your right hand side. There is limited parking on Ardross Street and is metered. There is a Highland Council Public carpark beyond the Cathedral.

Approaching the city from the A9, follow the signs for the A82. At the traffic lights on Kenneth Street (by the Salvation Army) turn right, continue along the A82, taking a left hand turn at the sign for the Cathedral Long Stay Carpark. There is limited parking on Ardross Street and is metered. There is a Highland Council Public carpark beyond the Cathedral.

By Train:
The Railway Station is located in the centre of Inverness city. There are walking signs for the Cathedral. Continue to follow the signs towards the River Ness and follow along the river in the direction of Eden Court Theatre.

By Air:
There is an airport near Inverness with regular bus services and taxis into Inverness.

Opening Times

The Cathedral is open to visitors 365 days of the year. The doors are open from 0730 until 2100 during the summer months. In the winter months the Cathedral is open from 0730 until 1700. There are daily services of worship in the cathedral. Visitors continue to be welcome at all times. Details of the times of services can be found here

The Cathedral Café & Shop is open all year, with the exception of Christmas Day and for a period of time in January when we close for maintenance and staff and volunteer holidays. The Café & Shop are open Monday to Saturday, April to October from 0930 to 1600; Monday to Friday, November to March from 1000 to 1530.

Planning Trips / Visits

Inverness Cathedral is open 365 days of the year and we make no entry charge to the Cathedral. Our doors open from 07.30 am in the morning and remain open until 9pm in the summer months of the year. The rest of the year the Cathedral closes at 5.30pm or after the last service of the day. So whether you are planning to visit as part of your tour of Inverness or to call in for some much needed peace and quiet amidst the busyness of life, then our doors are open.

For Schools and Uniformed Organisations, we very much welcome school trips and visits from uniformed organisations and offer a full tour of the Cathedral, looking at the history and the building, the architecture and the layout of the building. We also talk about the Christian story and why people gather to worship. You will be given a tour by one of the ministry team and with sufficient notice we can usually arrange for someone from the bell-ringing team to provide a visit to the bell-tower too! We are in the process of developing schools education pack to tie in with the curriculum. To arrange your school trip or uniformed organisation visit then please in the first instance contact our office on 01463 225553 or email:


Venue Hire

The Cathedral is available to hire for various cultural, civic and other events throughout the year, subject to availability. The Cathedral hosts many different events including Graduation Ceremonies, exhibitions and concerts as well as Charity Events. We host the Military Wives Choir Concert annually, the Highland Hospice Light up the Highlands service, the Annual MFR Cash 4 Kids Concert, the Mahler Players, the Highland Chamber Orchestra, the Scottish Ensemble and the Dunedin Consort are just some of the events that bring a broad dimension to the work of the Cathedral.

For more details and to enquire about your event at the Cathedral please call the Cathedral Office on 01463 225553 or email on


There is an hourly cost for booking the Cathedral of £125 per hour. Other costs can be found on the booking form and from the Cathedral Office.

We require all organisations to have the correct and appropriate licenses and regulatory requirements, such as PVG/ Public Liability etc. in place.