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Culzean Castle and Country Park

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Address: Maybole, Ayr KA19 8LE, Scotland
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Beautiful 18th-century castle built by Robert Adam, the renowned Scottish...

Beautiful 18th-century castle built by Robert Adam, the renowned Scottish architect, set in a beautiful country park.

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Ayrshire Coast Day Trip from Glasgow: Robert Burns Country and Culzean Country...

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An unusual stay In a historic location . Beautiful scenery and area to walk in . Quiet and peaceful in the eveningThe staff were lovely and food was good although there are no... read more

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

An unusual stay In a historic location . Beautiful scenery and area to walk in . Quiet and peaceful in the eveningThe staff were lovely and food was good although there are no evening meals available during low season but a platter can be purchased and it is fairly easy to access by car some local eateries . Only six... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a beautiful castle and grounds. The castle is open to the public but even if you don't want/can go in there, the park grounds are very large and there are a few catering outlets in the park where you can by simple food and drinks. It is ideal to go with family/groups and dogs are welcome and will... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful Castle and gardens. Opened to the public through the year and now has facilities for small children making it a great day out for all the family. Unfortunately it wasnt open the day we visited but i have been in the past and it is a beautiful and scerene place to spend time either enjoying the beautiful and pleasant... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driving back to AYR from Turnberry along the coastal route, when we came across this gem of a place. Wish we had planned to visit this as a whole day visit rather than as a 90 minute stop over. It was a magnificent castle built over a cliff's edge, surrounded by fantastic gardens. There is a nice tea... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This castle is part of the national trust snd is beautiful. You can go for tours inside and can also have events there. There is also a rangers event for children in a Saturday Morning which the children love. The adults can have a walk around or go to the cafeteria for something to eat and drink. It is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with my 7 year old and expected him to be bored however they do a kids hunt where you have to find the little figures all over the room; he had an absolute ball. The scenery is stunning round the park, it is well worth a visit. There is a lovely wee cafe if you are looking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This really does have something for everyone and needs several visits to appreciate everything. We are members of the National Trust for Scotland which gets free entry and is worth doing if you visit a lot as we will be doing. The castle is stunning and offers a glimpse into the past. It is family friendly and offers activities for... More 

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Fife, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately the castle is still closed so we could only visit the grounds which had good woodland walks . The visitors center was open for coffee the property belongs to the National Trust

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We're local, so we often pop down to Culzean for an afternoon outing. Only the gardens open during the winter - house is roughly Easter to September. Don't miss the beach which you can reach from the Swan Pond car park - it's a beautiful cove with a stream running down to the sea. Great for children to explore the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Open to the public and well worth a visit, this well-maintained castle and grounds show-off how the original residents and staff (late 1700a) lived and worked. Culzean Castle (pronounced Cullain) is easily accessible from the A78 coastal highway in SW Scotland. Former home of the Chief of the Clan Kennedy, now owned by the National Trust for Scotland.

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