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Dunbeath Castle and Gardens | Castles in Caithness

Castle Weddings and Holidays in the Scottish Highlands

Dunbeath Castle is in the far north east coast of Scotland overlooking the Moray Firth. Dunbeath is around 2 hrs drive (83 miles) from Inverness and 1 Hr drive to John O'Groats. The castle is privately owned and not open to the public. The gardens can be visited during the annual garden open day which is usually in August, or by arrangement through the estate office.

Dunbeath Castle - entrance to the castle

The estate has a number of holiday cottages available and the castle and gardens can also be booked for weddings.

Visit the Dunbeath Castle estate website for contact details and other information.

Dunbeath Castle wedding venue

Dunbeath Castle

Dunbeath Castle Garden

Dunbeath Castle has two distinct gardens, both are relatively new garden designs. Both gardens are outstanding and well worth visiting.

Gardens at Dunbeath Castle

Beautiful roses in the castle gardens, usually as part of mixed planting.

Lilies

The gardens can be visited throughout the year by arrangement, the castle is not open as it is a private residence.

Rose garden at Dunbeath Castle

Rose garden at Dunbeath Castle

Dunbeath Castle - Garden

Herbacous borders at Dunbeath Castle

Sundial

Sundial art sculpture at Dunbeath Castle

Water feature at Dunbeath Castle

One of the water features in the castle gardens

Castle gardens - water feature

A simple, yet highly effective and elegant way to add another element to a garden design, with the sound of water and light reflection, within a mixed planted area.

Dunbeath Castle Glasshouse

Castle glasshouse

Castle garden with mixed planted border with lilies

Castle garden with mixed planted border with lilies, roses and coloured foliage shrubs

Dunbeath Castle Glasshouses

Glasshouses at the castle in the walled garden

Dunbeath Castle coastal location

Dunbeath Castle coastal location

Dunbeath castle Oriental garden with water feature

Oriental garden with water feature