Plan your visit - Cawdor Castle - A five star visitor attraction near Nairn in the Scottish Highlands.

Planning your visit to Cawdor

Group Visits
Cawdor has hosted tourists from as early as 1773 when Dr Samuel Johnson and James Boswell were in awe of Cawdors old trees, in 1787 Scotland’s National Bard; Robert Burns visited on his Tour of the highlands.
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We strive to ensure we deliver a memorable and inclusive experience for all our visitors. However, as a historic property we face limitations within the castle interior for customers with mobility issues.
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Our Location
We are situated just 7 miles from Inverness Airport, in the beautiful parish of Cawdor in Nairnshire, Scotland.
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Opening Times
Cawdor Castle and Gardens are now closed to the public and will reopen in April 2023. 


Please see our FAQ’s for more information on your future visit.


Cawdor Castle, Gardens, Grounds and Nature Trails:

  • Adults (age 16+):
  • Concession (over 60’s):
  • Child (age 6-15):
  • 5 and Under: Free
  • Family Day Pass:

Gardens, Grounds and Nature Trails Only:

  • Adults (age 16+):
  • Child (age 5-16):
  • 5 and Under:
  • Annual Memberships from
Cawdor Castle is now closed to the public until Spring of 2023