Brodick Castle And Country Park

Castles

Isle Of Arran, Brodick, North Ayrshire, KA27 8HY

    No visit to Arran is complete without exploring Brodick Castle, Garden and Country Park - a perfect combination of heritage, nature and relaxation.

    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 Goat Fell Mountain, the grand castle has stunning views over Brodick Bay to the Firth of Clyde. The grounds and surroundings are worthy of a visit alone – from the 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.

    Since 1987, the caste has featured on the reverse side of twenty pound notes issued by the Royal Bank of Scotland.

    There have been many supernatural stories associated with Borodick Castle including the sightings of a grey lady and tales of a white hart that foreshadows the death of an old clan chief.

    Gradings
    4 Castle
    Awards
    Taste Our Best Assisted wheelchair access Green Tourism Bronze
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Castle
    Open daily 1st April – 31 Oct
    11am – 4.30pm ( 3.30pm in Oct)

    Shop/Reception
    10am – 5pm ( 4pm in Oct)

    Tearoom
    11am – 5pm (4pm in Oct)

    Country Park: all year, daily 9.30sunset.

    GOATFELL: all year, daily.

    Catering

    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site The Castle Tearoom is situated within what was once the servants’ hall. Soups, light snacks and home baking are served here. Local beers and ice creams made on Arran are very popular with visitors.
    • Shop The shop offers a wide selection of gifts and food, many sourced locally, cold drinks and ice creams.

    Domestic

    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden

    Transport

    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Parking Parking is available at the rear of the castle and at the Reception Centre for visitors with a disability. There is an electric bus from the Reception Centre to the castle. Two wheelchairs are available at the castle, and a motorised wheelchair is pre-bookable for use around the grounds.

    Children

    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Outdoor Play Area

    Facilities

    • Hearing Loop Inductive ear hook loop for audio tour of the castle.
    • Picnic Area

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome Well behaved dogs are most welcome in all parts of the gardens and Country Park except for the the Walled Garden. We ask that dogs are kept on a lead at all times.

    Wedding Services

    • Able to erect a marquee
    • Civil Ceremony
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Luxury Venue
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Romantic Location

    Public Transport Directions

    Brodick Castle is located on the Isle of Arran

    By Rail:

    From Central Station Glasgow regular train service to Ardrossan Harbour to connect with ferry sailings. Ask for all inclusive travel ticket to Brodick Castle which includes rail and ferry fare, bus from Brodick Pier to Castle and entry to Castle grounds. This all inclusive travel ticket available from all railway stations in Strathclyde.


    By ferry:

    From Brodick Ferry Terminal there are hourly buses to the Castle.

     

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Parking

    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction
    • Transport is provided to take visitors from the car park to the attraction
    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Ticket / Information / Gift Shop [where applicable]

    • Information available in alternative formats
      • Audio
      • Braille

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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