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Ayrshire & Arran

Culzean Castle & Country Park

Robert Adam’s cliff-top masterpiece rises above a world of woods, beaches, secret follies and play parks

Upcoming Events

Scottish Rhododendron Festival: Culzean Castle & Country Park

18 Mar 2019 - 31 May 2019
Free event

Enjoy colourful displays of rhododendrons, many of which are scented and have beautiful barks and leaves to enjoy.

Capture Culzean - Photography Competition

29 Mar 2019
09:00
Free event

Capture Culzean’s beauty through your lens and share your photo with us to be in with a chance of starring in the 2021 Culzean calendar.

Explore Culzean's Caves

25 May 2019 - 6 Oct 2019
Paid Event | Book online

This is an exciting opportunity to be guided through the caves by a ranger. Discover more about the archaeology, natural history and geology of the area and hear tales of a spooky past.

Nature Nippers: Bugs and Beasties

30 May 2019
10:15
Paid Event | Book online

Join us on a bug hunt looking for lots of different bugs and beasties that crawl, fly and slither! There’ll also be fun games, finishing with our annual snail race!

Capture Culzean - Art Competition

1 Jun 2019
10:00
Paid Event | Book online

Capture Culzean’s beauty with our ‘Painting in a Day’ art competition, followed by an exhibition of the artworks created.

Bugs and Beasties

2 Jun 2019
14:00
Free event | Book online

Autism Friendly Rockpooling

8 Jun 2019
10:00
Free event | Book online

Learn more about how sea urchins feed and what a pipe fish are related to. Come along and explore the shore with the rangers in search for starfish, crabs and other rockpool life.

Junior Rangers - Conservation Challenge (Bug Hotels)

8 Jun 2019
13:00
Paid Event | Book online

This month we will be helping to look after the smaller creatures of Culzean by making bug hotels. You can also make a bug hotel to take away for your own garden.

Mini Rangers: Explore the Pond

9 Jun 2019
13:00
Paid Event | Book online

It’s time to get our wellies on and head up to the pond. There are lots of creatures that lurk in the depths, and others that skim the surface or fly above. Come and see how many you can find. 

The Gloamin

22 Jun 2019
18:00
Paid Event | Book online

Join us for an evening jam-packed with live music, entertainment and activities, followed by the burning of a wicker man!