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Culzean Castle and Country Park (NTS)

Maybole

This clifftop mansion was built by Robert Adam for the last Earl of Cassillis in 1772-1790. There have been castles on this site since the late 14th century. The interior with its spectacular oval staircase and circular saloon is strikingly elegant. There is a fine collection of pictures, 18th century furniture and an armoury.The country park, with its beaches and rockpools, deer park, woodlands, gardens and vinery, has a wealth of interest. The beautiful Camellia House, Ice House and unique Pagoda have recently been restored.The visitor centre has a exhibition on the history of the castle and estate. Licensed restaurants, snack bars, plant centre, farm shop and park shop, ranger service, events and guided walks, and adventure playground.

Opening Times

1 April until Sunday 30 October

Castle: Open every day: 10.30am until 5.00pm (last entry at 4.00pm)

Country Park: 9.00am until dusk every day
All vehicles must leave by sunset

Walled Garden: 9.00am until dusk every day

Visitor Centre Shop: 10.30am until 5.30pm every day

Castle Shop: 10.30am until 5.00pm every day

The Old Smiddy Toy Shop: 10.30am until 5.30pm every day

Candies @ Culzean: Limited opening - please check at Visitor Centre Shop

The Second Hand Bookshop: 11.00am until 3.00pm All Year Round (apart from over Christmas and New Year period)

Visitor Centre Restaurant: 10.00am until 5.00pm every day

Old Stables Coffee Shop: 10.30am until 5.00pm every day

Swan Pond Refreshments Kiosk: 12.00pm until 5.00pm Limited opening depending on weather!

Reviews

Rating

Visit Scotland
4 Stars

Contact

Culzean Castle and Country Park (NTS)

Maybole
South Ayrshire
KA19 8LE
Phone: 01655 884400
Fax: 0844 493 2149
Email: culzean@nts.org.uk
Website: http://www.nts.org.uk/Property/C...
Culzean Castle and Country Park (NTS)

Directions

12 miles south of Ayr, on west of Maybole.

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