We all remember from our school days that Macbeth was thane of Cawdor, but he had nothing to do with Cawdor Castle near Nairn. But the castle is still a very interesting place. Dating from the late 14th century, it has naturally undergone some changes since then. it is still lived in by the current Dowager Countess, and has the feel of a comfortable family home.
Outside, the formal gardens are spectacular. They say a picture paints a thousand words, so here goes.