Brodick Castle, (also known as Brodwick), Isle of Arran, Scotland
Record Id: 563
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Brodick Castle has a magnificent setting on the east shore of the Isle of Arran with views to the mainland. The estate runs from seashore to mountaintop and comprises 18th- and 19th-century parkland, woodland walks with waterfalls, a formal walled garden and informal woodland gardens. The walled garden holds a wide variety of plants, many of them tender.
Brief history of site
The woodland gardens were developed from the early-20th century onwards under a mixed deciduous and coniferous canopy and contain internationally renowned collections of rhododendrons, a pond garden and a rock garden. The early-18th-century walled garden was reconstructed in the early-20th century as a formal terraced garden.
Address: Brodick Castle and Country Park, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HY
Locality: Isle of Arran
Historical County: Buteshire
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Brodick Castle is 1.5 miles from Brodick pier. Buses meet every ferry. For details see:
Opening contact details:
The country park is open daily throughout the year. The castle and walled garden are open daily between April and October.
Form of site: country estate
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: castle
Main period of development: Late 18th century
Site Size (Hectares): 353.87