Cawdor Castle | Day Out With The Kids

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Cawdor Castle

  • Nairn
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Castles and Palaces, Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

A visit to Cawdor Castle can be exciting, educational, seasonal or exploratory, or even better you can make it all of them by doing everything available. Why wouldn't you, seeing as access to the Castle, the Gardens, the Grounds and the Nature Trails are all included in your admission price?!

The Walled Garden, the Flower Garden and the Wild Garden all have their own unique charms and styles, comprising together a charming set of family strolling environments which are great for all ages and levels of mobility.

Their par 3 golf course has 9-holes and is lots of fun for people who enjoy the game; kids however may not be impressed as it's very much the real deal of golfing, not one of it's crazy comedy and adventurous counterparts. There's also a putting green for some short game practice, and again it's a grown up style thing.

The 5 varying nature trails range in length from 3 quarters of a mile to 5 miles, each offering differing experiences of the grounds and gardens, with differing but equally splendid views to be had en route. Pleasingly there's a very simple rule here should you happen to lose your way: follow the flow of the nearest burn (stream) and you can't fail to find the castle eventually, as they all flow toward it. Thanks, nature!

You can also go Salmon Fishing on the River Findhorn if of course you have the proper licensing.

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00-17:00 until the 2nd October

Last Entry

The last entry time is 17:00

Pricing

Adults: £11.20

Seniors/Student: £10.20

Kids: £7.00

Family: £32.00

Travel & Contact Information

Address

, Nairn, The Highlands, IV12 5RD, Scotland

Phone number

01667 404401

Map

Website

Click here to visit Cawdor Castle's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Cawdor Castle has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Yes, Cawdor Castle is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Cawdor Castle have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Cawdor Castle has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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