Friends Of Cawdor Gardens - Cawdor Castle - A five star visitor attraction near Nairn in the Scottish Highlands.

A visit to Cawdor Castle makes for a memorable experience and a great day out.

There is so much to explore with a membership. Discover new trails in the Big Wood, contemporary sculptures within the gardens and delve deeper into the rich history of Cawdor Castle.

By joining you are also helping us conserve and protect Cawdor Castle and Gardens for future generations.

You start saving after only three visits whilst also enjoying a range of exclusive member benefits.

The Castle

Member benefits

  • Unlimited entry to the castle, gardens and grounds throughout the season, 30th April to 2nd October 2022, 7 days per week. We are open from 10am with last entry at 5pm but you are welcome to stay in the gardens until 7pm.
  • Complimentary cup of tea or barista coffee in the Courtyard Restaurant, with every visit!
  • A private guided tour of the Castle with one of our expert guides
  • An evening tour of the Castle gardens by the Head Gardener, exclusively for Friends of Cawdor Castle & Gardens.
  • A guided tour of Auchindoune House biodynamic gardens, the summer home of Lady Cawdor.
  • A guided walk of the Cawdor Big Wood with our Woodland Ranger.
  • 10% discount on all events at Cawdor Castle.
You can also visit first and join later

If you loved your day out at Cawdor Castle, you can see our friendly team at the kiosk and upgrade your ticket to a full membership.

You will gain unlimited access throughout the season and your entrance fee will be taken off the price.

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Cawdor Castle is now closed to the public until Spring of 2023