Dean Castle Country Park is an excellent free day out for all the family. The Country Park boasts a 14th century castle, beautiful woodland walks, adventure playground, pets corner, visitor centre, tearoom and shop.
Steeped in history and housing displays of world class collections including historic weapons, armour and musical instruments, Dean Castle is fascinating day out for all ages. Come along and find out what it's like to wear real armour or try playing one of our replica instruments.
For more information on the castle, its history and exhibits, visit www.futuremuseum.co.uk
Open access and guided tours
Vist the urban farm and meet some of the residents including our charismatic team of llamas and majestic herd of fallow dear.Not forgetting Scott the Clydesdale horse and our donkeys - Timmy and Pip - the noisiest members of the urban farm.
Our Visitor Centre has a tea room with a full menu throughout the day, an auditorium where you can watch our Dean Castle video, a gift shop which sells a variety of gifts for kids and adults and a discovery room where you can learn more about our beautiful countryside.
Our modern adventure playground is a fantastic place for the kids to enjoy and have fun!
The Country Park covers 200acres, providing g a variety of beautiful walks for all ages and abilities.
This is a prestigious venue for all types of conferences and a popular choice for wedding ceremonies.
East Ayrshire Countryside Ranger Service
Our Countryside Rangers work all over East Ayrshire with schools, community groups and the general public to foster respect and understanding towards wildlife and the countryside through environmental education and events.
If you would like to know more about wildlife or the environment in East Ayrshire, you can contact the Ranger Service by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org