Places to visit

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park

Formal gardens, woodland and waterfalls set against the towering peak of Goat Fell

  • Visit this grand baronial castle and estate for the perfect family day out.

  • Enjoy a wander in the beautiful formal gardens, or venture further to discover woodland trails, ponds and waterfalls.

  • Packed with treasures, including period furniture, silverware, porcelain, paintings and sporting trophies.

  • Explore Britain’s only island country park, extending from seashore to mountain top.

  • Don’t miss a visit to the ranger centre, where you’ll get a brilliant view of red squirrels.

Teeming with history and surrounded by mountains, Brodick is every inch the quintessential island castle. The present building was fashioned in 1844, but the seat dates back centuries to when its strategic position across the water made a Brodick a fortress to be reckoned with. 

Indoors, dark wood and heavy Victorian colours and sporting trophies hark back to an age of aristocratic leisure and luxury. Outside, formal gardens, woodland, waterfalls, bathing pools and bold rhododendrons conjure up an island charm that will beguile children and adults alike.