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“national trust”(39 reviews)
“summer house”(25 reviews)
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
Brodick KA27 8HY, Scotland
+44 844 493 2152
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Castle itself was closed when we were here but we walked round the estate and saw lots of red squirrels. Nice peaceful place, great for a picnic on a nice day.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle was closed which we knew before we visited. Walked round the castle and down to the silver garden which had lots to see including the Bavarian summer house and tubular bells which were great fun to play. The walled garden is stunning. The...More

Thank JillAdventures
Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew in advance that the Castle would be closed for refurbishment until March 2019, so went to get some exercise and have our morning coffee. Being National Trust members in Wales, we weren't sure our cards would be honoured, but they were, and the...More

1  Thank HilaryElizabeth
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited here the castle was closed but you could still walk in the grounds. Great adventure play area for kids, a hide where you can watch the red squirrels and birds on feeders.

Thank Shirleyp153
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival we were informed there was a wedding on, and couldn't access the walled garden , we also couldn't access the castle... well there goes the main reasons for coming..... all we could do was walk around the gardens all for the pleasure of...More

Thank cwilson46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good car parking, reception and toilets facilities. Friendly and helpful staff. Well laid out gardens around this historic castle. Easy walking, and handout leaflet shows the options of walled garden, woodland, etc to follow. Time of visit could be from an hour to half a...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we visited the Castle Interior was closed for rennovation but we still had a fascinating tour of the exterior with its long history in a single family. It was however the gardens I really loved for their natural beauty. There are a large range...More

Thank TheNivster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a rain and rainbows day, filling in the afternoon after my ferry was moved back half a day, I wasn't entirely sure that it would be enjoyable to be wandering through the outdoors on a hillside. And had this garden survived the great drought...More

Thank cumbrianomad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok the castle is closed we were well aware as it says so everywhere you look. I am confused that people think it unfair to pay full price when Castle closed because the entrance fees are designed to help the continued renovations at NTS properties....More

Thank Marko R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Brodick Castle yesterday to find the castle closed, so decided to have tea and a cake at the tearoom. The lady who was serving behind the counter told us to bear with her then totally ignored us as we stood to get served....More

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7 August 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
19 April 2018|
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Response from Stuart M | Property representative |
Hi. The castle will reopen for 2019.
Marilyn B
17 February 2018|
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Response from costacosford | Reviewed this property |
Hey Marilyn, the signs said they would reopen the castle in the Easter of 2018 😊