Image courtesy of Sinclair Aerial Survey
Regal. Beautiful. Historic.
We hope that you will enjoy your visit to The Castle and Gardens of Mey, including the Visitor Centre and Animal Centre
Discover the history of the 16th century castle from the Earls of Caithness to Her Majesty The Queen Mother
This romantic and unique garden is a reminder that, however daunting the weather, it is often possible to create and maintain a garden in the most unlikely of locations.
The Animal Centre, situated in the East Woods, is a fun day out for children and adults alike!
Friendly staff will welcome you in the Visitor Centre housing our Ticket Office, Gift Shop and Tearoom.
See into the world of a Royal Home...
Experience a unique look into the life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. Our guides take you through the 16th century castle and give you an insight into Her Majesty's wonderful life in Caithness.
And there's much more...
A visit to the Castle is not complete without a walk through our beautiful grounds including the 2 acre Walled Garden. See the garden in bloom or visit the animal centre.