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Dunrobin Castle has over seven hundreds of years of history and is a jewel in the crown of the Scottish Highlands. It is a 189 room castle and is one of Britain’s oldest inhabited house that has been continuously lived in since the 1300’s, home to the Earls and the Dukes of Sutherland and is one of the most northerly of Scotland’s great houses. The design of the castle resembles of French chateau with its towering conical spires and the architecture influences of Sir Charles Barry who designed London’s House of Parliament as well as Scotland’s Sir Robert Lorimer. An interesting fact about the castle is that during the First World War, the castle was used as a naval hospital and also as a boy’s boarding school from 1965 to 1972. The castle is on the East Coast of the Northern Highland located north of the villages of Golspie and Dornoch which is an extremely famous village for its cathedral and Royal Dornoch Golf Club.