Cawdor House


7 Cawdor Street, Nairn, Nairn-shire, IV12 4QD

    Cawdor House,close to the town centre of Nairn, and within easy walking distance of the beach.The house is an elegant stone built Victorian family house, detached and set in delightful walled gardens.

    It is an ideal location for exploring the Highlands,being 16 miles from Inverness and 8 miles from Inverness airport. This guest house offers a warm welcome, with comfort and quality being a priority.Mairi and Paul will give all their visitors a trully Scottish greeting.All food served will be locally sourced and if at all possible free range- we pride ourselves in the choice we give our guests at breakfast.After enjoying the magnificent scenery of the Higlands and the Moray Coast or after a game of golf on one our two championship courses, why not relax in our comfortable lounge and enjoy a tea or coffee with some of Mairi's home baking. When the nights are cooler sit next to our warm log fire. We want our guests to feel at home,and when it is time for them to leave our parting words will be "haste ye back". Cawdor House, the ideal location for exploring the Scottish Highlands.

    Nairn has extensive facilities for the visitorst with 2 championship golf courses,an excellent indoor swimming complex, a sports centre which includes several hard (floodlit) tennis courts,2 bowls clubs,fishing,cricket and football.

    There are also wonderful sandy beaches with views across to the mountains on the Black Isle, boat trips from the harbour to see the famous Moray Firth dolphins, and extensive woodland walks.
    To find out more about the delightful seaside town of Nairn, weather reports,Highland games, whats on etc., visit

    Local historic attractions include Cawdor Castle, a taste of Scotlands medieval past made famous by that Scottish play, Shakepeare's MacBeth. Culloden Battlefield, the site of the last pitched battle fought on British soil, ending Bonnie Prince Charlie's hopes of the throne in 1746. Fort George, a mighty military fortress and home to the Queens Own Highlander museum. Brodie Castle, owned by the National Trust of Scotland after 700 years in the Brodie family. Randolph Leap,enjoy a leisurely stroll along the banks of the river Findhorn, and browse the curios at nearby Logie Steading.

    Slightly further afield but within an hours drive through the most breathtaking scenery you can explore any of the following within a day.Urquhart Castle,on the banks of Loch Ness. Take a boat trip and try to see the famous Loch Ness Monster. Across the Moray Firth is the magnificent Dunrobin Castle and gardens on the North Sea coast at Golspie. Watch the salmon jumping at Rogie Falls or shop in the new Harrods store at the Falls of Shin Visitor Centre.

    Head west right across the Highlands to Eilean Donan Castle and then spend the day on the Isle of Skye.Explore Glen Affric, the most spectacularl Glen in the Highlands,the last remaining part of the ancient Caledonian Pine Forest, home to Red Deer, Red Squirrels, Pine Martens and Golden Eagles.

    Go eastwards on the Malt Whisky Trail of Speyside, visit the historic Abbey and world renowned Johnson's cashmere centre at Elgin.

    Southward bound you will find the winter skiing resort of Aviemore,where you can take a ride on the funicular railway. Visit Ballindalloch Castle, family home of the MacPhersonn-Grants since 1546.

    During your stay why not research your family history through the special geneaology department at Inverness Library. You could have a framed family crest made for yourselve. Take back heraldry and fond memories of the Highlands of Scotland.

    As you can see Cawdor House offers an ideal location, with an extensive choice of activities to suit everybody's taste.

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    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 21 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double Room
    £42.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room
    £120.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room
    £42.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Double room with single occupancy from £50.00 per night bed and breakfast

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Bring Your Own Bottle
    • Dairy Free
    • Dinner Available
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Gluten Free
    • Organic Food
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Linen Provided
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • Radio
    • TV In Room
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • Public Parking Nearby


    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area


    • Coastal Location
    • Town Centre
    • Town Location

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    Nairn town centre, once on the High Street which leads onto Cawdor Street, Cawdor House is situated a few hundred yards past the high street going to-wards the railway station on the right hand side.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Nairn station, we are situated about a five minute walk from the station goinng to-wards Nairn town centre, follow the road from the station we are on the left about 500 metres,

    Travelling from Inverness Airport:- Inverness Airport is about 8 mile, follow the A96 Nairn/Elgin, once you reach Nairn look out for Waverley Road on the right hand side, turn right to end of road (200 metres) turn left into Cawdor Street, we are just round the corner on the left hand side opposite the war memorial. By bus from Inverness, get off bus at Nairn bus station cross main road and go down Leopold Street, turn right walk approx 300 yards past the 'Classroom' restaurant you will see Cawdor House on your right. Travelling  from Aberdeen follow the same instructions.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Golf Offer

    Scotland is the home of golf and Cawdor House can offer you and ideal location to play some of the best and historic golf courses in Scotland. Nairn has two championship golf courses and Castle Stuart is only a 10 minute drive away. Visit Royal Dornoch and St Andrews and head towards Aberdeen and play Donald Trump's course. Paul And Mairi will be more than happy to help you plan your stay and help you book any of the courses.

    Winter Offer

    From September to December stay four nights and get the fifth night free, this offer also applies to any stay from January to April. Pack your suitcase, bring your clubs and enjoy.

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