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 Simon 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 open daily from 30th April until the 3rd October 2021.

  • Castle
    10am – 4pm (last entry at 3pm)
  • Gardens and Grounds
    10am-5.30pm (last entry 5pm)
  • Highland Shop & Gift Shop
  • Courtyard Café
    10am–4pm (hot food served until 3pm)

Please note opening hours are subject to change.


Cawdor Castle, Gardens, Grounds and Nature Trails:

  • Adults (age 16+): £13.50
  • Concession (over 65’s): £12.50
  • Child (age 6-15): £7.50
  • Under 5: Free
  • Family Day Pass: £35.00 (2 adults and up to 5 children)

Gardens, Grounds and Nature Trails:

  • Adults (age 16+): £8.00
  • Child (age 5-16): £6.50
  • Under 5: Free
  • Annual Memberships from £20
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