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Brodick Castle, Garden and Country Park

Brodick KA27 8HY, Scotland
+44 844 493 2152
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The quintessential Victorian ‘Highland’ estate, Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park on the Isle of Arran is the perfect place for a family day out.Dramatically set against the backdrop of Goatfell mountain, the grand red sandstone Scottish baronial-style castle has stunning views over Brodick Bay to the Firth of Clyde. The grounds and surrounds are worthy of a visit alone – from the W A Nesfield-influenced landscaped gardens to the woodland trails, wildlife ponds and waterfalls, there’s plenty to explore outdoors in Britain’s only island country park. Brodick Castle is packed full of treasures too – it’s renowned for its impressive collections of period furniture, silverware, porcelain, paintings and sporting trophies.
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Brodick KA27 8HY, Scotland
+44 844 493 2152
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the well maintained garden closed to the sea, the castle has a very high wall, looking stunning , inside is clean, well presented. However, the owner of the property is no longer living in

Thank sandy5337
Reviewed October 20, 2017

On the day we visited only the garden was available but a very interesting tour took place with a local historian as a guide and was extremely interesting. Highly recommended. The garden itself was very attractive with excellent vies all around and the castle building...More

1  Thank Fred B
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Grounds and views lovely and a really nice day out. Staff very helpful but cafe was a great disappointment. Synthetic soup served in cardboard bowls with plastic spoons, supermarket style mass produced sandwiches and tea in cardboard cups. The only saving grace - the cheese...More

1  Thank Jim F
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Visited the new adventure play ground and castle grounds. My 4 year old little girl loved the playground. She said it was better than culzean castle although I'd disagree. The Gardens and castle grounds are wonderful for exploring. Cafe great too. Def worth a visit...More

Thank Kate2810
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Even though the castle is closed for repairs, the gardens are open and free. Interesting paths with gorgeous sea views.

Thank ArthurDent420
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Gardens and paths are quite nice. Portions of the grounds are accessible to a mobility scooter or similar devices. The lunch room at the entry building was enjoyable.

Thank jim b
Reviewed September 24, 2017

I visited Brodick Castle and gardens the week just gone and I'd highly recommend this for any visitors to the Isle of Arran. The gardens and walks are beautiful and the castle presented perfect photographic opportunities. The cafe is lovely as well and the shop...More

1  Thank Megan S
Reviewed September 19, 2017

We didn't realise that the Castle was closed for refurbishment. We went round the gardens which are extensive and full of unusual plants. Lovely walks and a good cafe/shop as you leave.

1  Thank jalogs
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Although Brodick Castle is a very historic site, I'm a bit jaded where castles are concerned but the gardens are truly beautiful. Wonderfully well maintained by the National Trust of Scotland the gardens are wonderful. Although the site has been occupied for well over 1,000...More

1  Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Castle and gardens are excellent with beautiful views across the bay. They have a brilliant children's play area with a small café which sells excellent ice cream.

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July 6, 2017|
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Response from rockchickUk | Reviewed this property |
Yes the bus meets the ferry or a taxi would take a few minutes. It's a lovely walk taking fishermans walk along the beach but perhaps time and although the children would enjoy the beach it may be a bit too long for them... More
Mel D
April 9, 2017|
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Response from Freddie M | Reviewed this property |
yes on leads - no problem.
Jan G
July 23, 2016|
Response from Karren1948 | Reviewed this property |
A lot of the gardens are disabled friendly. As far as I know the charges are same for all as it is National Trust. Their web site should help