This magnificent castle overlooks the Moray Firth with a history that goes back to the 1300’s and is the family seat of the Clan Sutherland and home to the Duke of Sutherland. It is also one of Scotland’s largest inhabited castles with 189 rooms. The castle and outstanding gardens are open to the public, usually from April to the end of October. It is located 1 mile north of Golspie, and approximately 5 miles south of Brora. The garden is also the location of the falconry displays that are held daily. The castle and garden is a fascinating destination and you need to plan at least 2-3 hrs, or longer, to see the castle and the wonderful gardens.