A view of Brodick Castle seen from the wide entrance path, just past the gates. Large trees stand either side of the gravel path.
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.

Contact information

Telephone: 01770 302202

Get directions

Provided by Google Maps

Opening times


The castle will open at 11.00 on Tue 25 June. | There is no need to pre-book. Last entry to the castle at 4.30pm.

Current period 29 Mar–31 Oct, daily, 10.30–17.00 1 Nov–28 Feb 2025, closed

Current period 29 Mar–31 Oct, daily, 10.00–17.00 1 Nov–28 Feb 2025, closed
Woodland café

Last orders at 4pm.

Current period 29 Mar–31 Oct, daily, 10.00–16.30 1 Nov–28 Feb 2025, closed
Isle Be Wild play park

The Red Squirrel tuck shop inside the play park has the same opening times as the play park (please note opening is weather dependent).

Current period 29 Mar–31 Oct, daily, 09.00–17.00 1 Nov–28 Feb 2025, closed
Country Park and Garden

Current period 29 Mar–31 Oct, daily, 09.00–17.00 1 Nov–28 Feb 2025, daily, 10.00–17.00

Entry prices

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

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

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Planning your visit

Please note that pre-booking is NOT required!

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.

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

There are disabled parking bays available at the rear of the castle.

There are accessible toilets at the castle and café.

Baby changing
Bike facilities
Buggy access

The Woodland café is offering a takeaway service.

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.

There’s one 22kW electric car charging post in the car park.

Guided tour

There is a bunkhouse at Brodick:

Shore Lodge (sleeps 14)

Booking a holiday with the National Trust for Scotland helps us to protect this special place, now and for the future.

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

Parking is free for members.

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 of the castle is accessible via a small ramp from the path outside.
  • 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.
  • Some areas of the grounds are suitable for wheelchairs.
  • The top part of the walled garden is accessible.
  • The paths to the walled garden and wider estate are uneven and may be unsuitable for wheelchair users.
  • There is a view of the walled garden from the accessible Heather House.