Stretching out between the house and the Firth of Moray is the garden. It was laid out by Sir Chales Barry in 1850. In keeping with the French look of the house, the garden has a forml arrangement with neat paths and shaped bushes. It also includes a fountain with a jet of water shooting into the sky.
The sea surrounding Dunrobbin is warmed by the Gulf Stream. Consequently, even though Dunrobin is quite far north, exotic plants such as giant rhubarb can survive in the garden. The long northern summer days also help the garden to grow.
Dunrobin is also home to a number of birds of prey. These include golden eagles, peregrine falcons and eagle owls. These birds have been trained in the ancient art of falconry and respond to their handler's commands.
During the season, flying demonstrations are given in the garden. The handler talks about the birds and how they are trained. During the talk, the birds fly over the admiring audiences.
Cruise destination - Scotland - Dunrobin Castle - page two