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Postcode: IV12 | code search
Population: 200
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Cawdor Tavern
"A delicious meal in lovely surroundings with very attentive and helpful staff. We enjoyed our meal so much on 15/4/08 that we immediately booked again for 18/4/08 and we ..." More

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Cawdor is a small historic village in Invernesshire in the Highlands of Scotland, situated 5 miles south of the Nairn and 12 miles east of Inverness. Cawdor grew as an estate village serving Cawdor Castle, home of the Thanes of Cawdor, popularised by Shakespeare. The village sits to the west of the castle across the valley of the Allt Dearg flowing north into the River Nairn. Cawdor Castle is a popular visitor attraction the Castle is a medieval fortress with central tower built in1454. There are three gardens; the Walled Garden, the Flower Garden and the Wild Garden and there is a 9-hole golf course. The Royal Brackla Distillery was built in 1812 on the estate of Cawdor Castle and is operated by Dewars for Bacardi. Cawdor has a village store and post office; there is a tavern and the Cawdor Parish Church and there are interesting walks and wildlife around Cawdor. The area offers self-catering accommodation and hotels. Brodie Castle is nearby built in 1645 standing to the east of Cawdor near Forres, a few miles from the Castle is Brodie Country Fare a shopping experience with fashion, gifts, home-ware and restaurant. Cawdor is located close to Nairn with salmon fishing in River Findhorn and their 18-hole championship golf course.


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Kilravock Castle Coach House B&B (2.05 miles)

Kilravock Castle Coach House B&B
Kilravock Castle (pronounced 'Kil-rawk') coach house B&B dates from 1460. It offers a unique and friendly Christian get away from it all peace & tranquil environment in a truly historical setting. Accommodation is provided in ... More | visit website
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Newton Hotel (4.31 miles)

Newton Hotel

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Situated in 21 acres of mature parkland bordering Nairn Golf Course, home of the Walker Cup in 1999. The hotel is home to The Highland Conference Centre, which can cater ... More

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Aurora Hotel (4.47 miles)

Aurora Hotel
The Aurora Hotel is located in the West End of Nairn, adjacent to the A96 running from Inverness to the West and Aberdeen to the East. The hotel is close to all the local amenities ... More | visit website
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Golf View Hotel & Leisure Club (4.51 miles)

Golf View Hotel & Leisure Club

The Golf View Hotel and Leisure Club is situated overlooking the Moray Firth with gardens leading down to the seashore. Many of the 42 bedrooms are sea-facing with traditional interiors that provide you an exceptionally ... More | visit website

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Windsor Hotel (4.52 miles)

Windsor Hotel

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The Windsor Hotel is set only a few miles from Inverness and in the best residential area of Nairn. One of the closest hotels to Inverness Airport and near to the ... More

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Braeval Hotel (4.70 miles)

Braeval Hotel
The hotel has 8 en suite bedrooms, some with lovely sea-views. It has a large, secluded Beer Garden and Sea View Conservatory. Bar Meals are available daily in the Lounge Bar or Sea View ... More | visit website
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Dolphin Bay Suites (5.04 miles)

Dolphin Bay Suites

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Spacious, new, and very well equipped, these seafront apartments are on the inner Moray Firth, at the centre of friendly Ardersier village, east of Inverness and ideal for the airport. ... More

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The Gun Lodge Hotel (5.07 miles)

The Gun Lodge Hotel
The family run Gun Lodge Hotel offers a warm highland welcome. Conveniently situated a few minutes from the airport yet in a quiet historic village location a short walk to the sea front with stunning ... More | visit website
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Conusg Brae B&B (5.26 miles)

Conusg Brae B&B

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Ardersier Bed & Breakfast - come and relax in the North. The ideal location for visiting the Highland and Grampian regions of Scotland. Conusg Brae is a modern property situated ... More

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Covenanters Inn (5.60 miles)

Covenanters Inn

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Whether you are here for history, whisky or outdoor life, there is something for everyone at the Covenanters. Business is no chore when staying with us, as a friendly family welcome ... More

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