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Ayrshire & Arran

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park

Getting here

Brodick Castle is located on the Isle of Arran, 11 miles south of Lochranza.
Address Brodick Castle Brodick Isle of Arran KA27 8HY OS Ref: NS015378

The castle is 2 miles north of Brodick CalMac ferry terminal.

The castle is a 30-minute walk from the small Co-op car park in the centre of the village.

Get directions

Provided by Google Maps

Opening times

Castle and Shop

Last entry to the castle is at 3.15pm; the shop closes at 5pm

1 Jan–28 Aug, closed Current period29 Aug–30 Oct, Sat–Wed, 11.00–16.00 31 Oct–1 Apr 2021, closed
Country Park, Garden & Isle Be Wild Play Park

You don’t need to pre-book your visit.

1 Jan–22 Mar, daily, 9.30–sunset 23 Mar–5 Jul 2020, closed Current period6 Jul–31 Dec, daily, 10.00–17.00
Red Squirrel tuck shop

(in Isle Be Wild play park)

Current period29 Aug–30 Oct, Sat–Wed, 10.00–16.00 31 Oct–1 Apr 2021, closed

Entry prices

Castle, Garden & Country Park
One adult family
Garden & Country Park

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

Join from £4.50

Planning your visit

Please note that you don’t need to pre-book your visit.

We want you to enjoy your visit to Brodick – your safety is our priority. This means we’ve had to make some changes so that we can keep everyone safe. Please read our Guide on what to expect before you set off.

This property is part of the ‘We’re Good to Go’ scheme, which means we have carried out an official COVID-19 risk assessment to check we have everything in place to reopen safely.

The Tattie-Bogle Trail and other fun October events

Join in the scarecrow fun at Brodick Country Park this October!

Make your own scarecrow then bring it along to Brodick Country Park and get free family entry to the gardens and estate for the day. Leave it with us and we’ll install it on our tattie-bogle trail.

Come back and see your scarecrow during the holidays and at the end of the holidays there’ll be a grand scarecrow competition, with the winners decided by public Facebook likes!

Tattie-bogles will be placed along the fairy trail for all to see from Saturday 3Friday 30 October.

Visitors can also take part in the autumn-themed fairy door trail inside the castle.

Carve your own pumpkin at home and enter a picture into our competition on the Brodick Castle, Gardens and Estate Facebook page.

Find out more

Please see our drop-down Facilities below for helpful information about planning your visit.

For more information about planning your visit please see our frequently asked questions.

If you’d like to speak to us we can be contacted by email: or telephone 01770 302202.

Facilities & access

We have an ongoing programme of accessible content development. Detailed accessibility guides for the most visited Trust places are available on our Accessibility pages as well as links to useful resources.

We’d love you to visit the Euan’s Guide website to review the accessibility of Trust places and tell us (and others) what’s good and where we need to do better.

3G/4G coverage

Disabled parking is available at the rear of the castle and at the visitor centre.

There are accessible toilets at the castle, visitor centre and countryside centre.

Baby changing
Bike route
Buggy access

The Red Squirrel Kiosk offers snacks, hot drinks and ice cream for families enjoying the playground.

Children’s activities

Coach parking is available at the visitor centre.

We welcome dogs to the garden and country park but ask that all pets are kept on a lead and under supervision at all times. Only assistance dogs are allowed to enter the castle and walled garden.

Guided tour

There’s a large car park, approximately 200m from the castle.

Picnic tables are situated next to the visitor centre, in front of the castle and at the play park.

Play area
Self-guided trail

Our new gift shop inside the castle features a great selection of local crafts.

Our online shop also features a wide choice of gift ideas, including the exclusive range designed for Brodick Castle by Scottish maker Hole in my Pocket.

Toilets are located at the café, castle and ranger centre.

  • The ground floor is accessible.
  • Some areas of the grounds are suitable for wheelchairs.
  • The top part of the walled garden is accessible.
  • Access is available to the first floor of the castle via a lift – please check in at the gift shop to gain entry to this area.
  • The gift shop and Woodland Café are wheelchair accessible.