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Some lovely collections here, in particular the silver collection and horse racing paintings... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Beauty and the beasts

Well, red squirrels anyway! We went here twice during our stay as it is such a stunning place. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Julie I
Codsall, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Some lovely collections here, in particular the silver collection and horse racing paintings. Beautiful gardens and if you are lucky you may see Red Squirrels from the hide.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Icantstopthinkingbig
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well, red squirrels anyway! We went here twice during our stay as it is such a stunning place. The gardens and parkland are beautiful and the views amazing. The castle has a wonderful collection of silverware and the staff are on hand in costume, in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Julie I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely walk around the castle. The children (8 and 11) enjoyed the small Victorian amusement at the end. The adventure park is wonderful and they played for ages whilst I enjoyed a coffee from the refreshment kiosk. Beautiful walks around the estate and we enjoyed...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pitstop63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small but perfectly formed! Interesting property in a prime location, contents well displayed and explained. Super silverware collection. Interesting occupants. Helpful, informed and friendly docents. Gardens, especially when we visited in April 2019, were magnificent with interesting and varied plantings and views over Brodick Bay....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going to Brodick Castle. It has beautiful walks, amazing gardens and the kids play park is brilliant. It's often a little frustrating though that there are never any signs up to let you know when things are closed. We also find out the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LM180
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Brodick has beautiful grounds, but that was all we could enjoy. We saw no signs telling us the castle was closed for renovations, and it was not because it was winter - it was May. The gardens were just starting to bloom, and the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Carrie P
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

We went to this beautiful castle surrounded by beautifully tended gardens to find it was closed for winter. You could still walk the gardens but was disappointed that there was no notices to say they were closed

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 108suem
Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

We visited off season so the castle inside was closed and the walled garden was in the process of being renovated along with the toilets and visitor centre. We still enjoyed our walk around, some of the paths would be difficult if at all mobility...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ClaireF1985
Reviewed February 16, 2019

Unfortunately during our visit the castle itself was closed - major renovations until summer 2019 at least - however the gardens were open, and well worth exploring. We ventured down to the hide and watched the birds, squirrels, and other wildlife to great enjoyment -...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MoonRiverTravelsUK
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

visited brodick castle twice as we was staying on arran,unfortunately the first time the squirell hide was closed due to the storms we had and the castle was closed for refurbishment. The second time we visited the squirell hide was open and we was able...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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January 15, 2019|
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Response from lozziepop | Reviewed this property |
We had our dog (off lead) in the grounds in August 2018. Lovely to walk around.
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Happy-traveller365 | Reviewed this property |
There is also a separate toddler area, which is great. Sane style climbing frames and tree houses, but on a smaller scale. Toddler swings, flying fix and sand pit too...
Jane H
April 19, 2018|
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Response from MacCardrona | Property representative |
Hi. The castle will reopen for 2019.