Choose Cawdor for a cottage holiday in Inverness-shire close to Nairn. This small Highland village developed as an estate village and is best known for its ties to historical Cawdor Castle. Pretty stone cottages grace the village, and the local pub is noted for its collection of malt whiskies. Cawdor has an attractive parish church with origins going back to the early 17th century.
What Cawdor offers for Cottage Breaks
If you are after a relaxing self-catering break in the north of Scotland, this could be a great base for discovering some of Inverness-shire’s top attractions including the local countryside and coastline.
Attractions to Discover on a Cottage Break in Cawdor
• Cawdor Castle, dating from the 14th century, is still a family home as well as being open to the public. One of its highlights is its collection of tapestries. In addition to the castle itself, you can walk in not just one garden, but three, or take a stroll in Cawdor Big Wood. It's a great day out for the family, including fun on the putting green or exploring the various nature trails. You can also tee off on the 9-hole golf course here.
• Visitors to this part of Inverness-shire like to go walking and salmon fishing and indulge in other outdoor pursuits.
• If you want a day out in the seaside town of Nairn, it's a mere five miles away. It offers sandy beaches, views over the Moray Firth, and two championship golf courses.
• Inverness, which is 12 miles away from Cawdor, is another great day out. See the historic Old Town, museums and St. Andrew's Cathedral, and enjoy shopping and dining. Also nearby is the Urquhart Castle and the world famous Loch Ness, supposedly home to the shy Loch Ness Monster,
There is lots to see and do in this area of Inverness-shire and lots to recommend this part of Scotland for tranquil country cottage holidays. Whether you are looking to rent a holiday lodge or a historical castle, we hope you find ideal accommodation in or near to Cawdor on Country Cottages Online.
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