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Cawdor Castle, Nairn, Highlands

Cawdor Castle

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Cawdor Castle. A magical name, romantically linked with MacBeth by Shakespeare. The medieval tower and drawbridge are still intact and generations of art lovers and scholars are responsible for the eclectic collection of paintings, tapestries, furniture, books and porcelain to be found in the castle. The facilities: three beautiful gardens - the flower garden, the wild garden and the newly restored walled garden; 5 colour coded nature trails through spectacular mature mixed woodland; nine-hole golf course and putting green; licensed Courtyard Café in the castle which serves hot meals, snacks and home baking; snack bar and picnic area; Gift Shop with a large selection of Scottish crafts, Highland Shop and Wool Shop with the best of Scottish cashmere.

Cawdor Castle is open to the public every year from May 1st to the end of September, daily from 10am to 5.30pm, with last admission at 5pm. The castle is situated between Inverness and Nairn on the B9090 off the A96.


Nearest UK Airport: Inverness
Tourist Info Number: +44 (0) 1463 234 353
Months Open: May 1st to end of September (please check website for closing date)
Discount for Groups: Yes
Contact Name for Groups: Secretary
Admission Price: Adults: £10
Senior Citizens/Disabled: £9
Students: £9
Children (5-15): £6.50
Family: £29.00
Gardens, Grounds & Nature Trails: £5.50
Catering: Licensed Courtyard Café; Snack Bar; Picnic Area

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