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Ayrshire & Arran

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park

Gardens, woodland, waterfalls and a castle packed with treasures make this a must-visit on Arran

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.

A scheduled bus service (No. 324) runs from the terminal to below the castle. A Stagecoach shuttle bus runs in the height of the season to the visitor centre.

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

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Opening times

1 Jan–4 Apr 2019, closed Current period5 Apr–31 Oct, daily, 10.00–17.00 1 Nov–31 Mar 2020, closed
Garden, Country Park, Tearoom & Shop
1 Jan–4 Apr 2019, closed Current period5 Apr–31 Oct, daily, 10.00–17.00 1 Nov–31 Mar 2020, closed

Entry prices

Castle, Garden & Country Park
One adult family

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

Join from £5.00

Planning your visit

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

Our new Woodland Café, located in the former visitor centre next to the main car park, offers a range of hot snacks, sandwiches, cakes and drinks. 

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

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

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

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

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.

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.


See full accessibility information
3G/4G coverage
Accessible parking
Accessible toilet
Baby changing
Bike route
Buggy access
Children’s activities
Coach parking
Dogs welcome
Guided tour
Play area
Self-guided trail
Wheelchair access


  • 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.
  • Two wheelchairs are available at the castle, and a motorised wheelchair can be booked in advance for use around the grounds.
  • The ground floor is accessible. 
  • There’s a chairlift to the old kitchen and silver room. 
  • There’s no lift to the first floor apartments but there is limited access to certain areas. 
  • A virtual tour and armchair guide are available. 
  • Some areas of the grounds are suitable for wheelchairs. 
  • The top part of the walled garden is accessible.  
  • The shop, coffee shop and tearoom are wheelchair accessible. 
  • A DVD is available to view in the castle. 
  • Large-print guides and Braille information sheets are available.
  • There’s an audio tour for the castle and the gardens. 
  • There’s an inductive ear hook loop for the audio tour of the castle.

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.