The 18th century castle is perched on a cliff high above the Firth of Clyde. The Fountain Garden lies in front of the castle with terraces and herbaceous borders. The large walled garden contains a wide collection of fruit, vegetables and cut flowers plus an extensive vinery and peach house. The 560 acre Country Park offers beaches and rock pools, parklands, woodland walks and the new Adventure Cove.
On the A719 twelve miles south of Ayr, four miles west of Maybole. Bus 60 Stagecoach, Ayr/Girvan via Maidens to the entrance. One mile walk downhill from the stop to the Castle/Visitor Centre.
Monday 1 May 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Normal NTS admission applies, guided walk £3.00 (including NTS members)
Donation to SG Beneficiaries
Guided walks at 1pm & 3pm, meet at the Walled Garden car park. Hanging basket demonstration at 12 noon & 2pm. See NTS website for Castle and Estate details. Dogs welcome in the park however only assistance dogs have access to the walled garden and buildings.