Brodick Castle, Garden and Country Park (NTS)
The site of this ancient seat of the Dukes of Hamilton was a fortress even in Viking times. The 13th century fortified tower was developed in the 16th century and extended by Cromwell in the 17th century. There is a superb collection of furniture, paintings, porcelain and silver.The 80 acre woodland garden, specialising in rhododendrons, is one of Europe's finest. The walled garden, dating from…
Castle: Good Friday to October, daily, 11.00am - 4.30pm (closes 3.30pm in October). Reception Centre, shop and walled garden: Good Friday to October, daily 10.00am - 4.30.pm. November to late December, Friday – Sunday, 10.00am - 3.30pm. Restaurant: Good Friday to October, daily 11.00am – 5.00pm. Country Park: all year, daily.