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Dornie
Houses at Dornie - geograph.org.uk - 1708363.jpg
Dornie is locatit in Hieland
Dornie
Dornie
Location within the Hieland cooncil aurie
Population360 
OS grid referenceNG881261
Cooncil aurie
KintraScotland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounDornie
Postcode destrictIV40 8
PoliceScots
FireScots
AmbulanceScots
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
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UK
Scotland
57°16′35″N 5°30′56″W / 57.27633°N 5.51565°W / 57.27633; -5.51565Coordinates: 57°16′35″N 5°30′56″W / 57.27633°N 5.51565°W / 57.27633; -5.51565

Dornie (Scots Gaelic: An Dòrnaidh )[1] is a smaw umwhile fishin veelage in the Kintail destrict in wastren Ross-shire Hielands o Scotland, wi a population o 360 (2006 census [1]). It is near the meetin point o Loch Duich, Loch Alsh an Loch Long.

The A87, the main road tae Skye, passes juist ootside the veelage. Afore the construction o the brig, the main road passed throu the centre o the veelage an crossed Loch Long via a short ferry ride. Amongst bagpipers, the tune Dornie Ferry is well kent strathspey.

Eilean Donan is a famous castle on a nearbi island. The veelage itsel runs alangside the watter hostin a variety o veelage hames, ane tiny shop, a hotel an twa bars. Dornie is the main stay o Kinlochshiel Shinty Club an aw.

St Duthac's Catholic Church dates fae 1860 an wis designt bi architect Joseph A Hansom. It's in the Gothic style wi a stane reredos o polisht granite shafts an a demi-octagonal stane pulpit, an unusual feature in a Scots church. [2]

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  1. Microsoft; Nokia (27 February 2017). "Dornie" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved 27 February 2017. 
  2. http://www.scottisharchitects.org.uk/building_full.php?id=207249