Culzean Castle

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Culzean Castle: 18th century castle perched on a rocky promontory, situated in 600 acres of woodland, formal gardens, follies and varied coastline. The Castle Armoury is home to a collections of arms. The site has a Victorian walled garden with vinery, wildlife garden, herb garden, children's adventure playground, swan pond, deer park, camellia house and gas house exhibition.

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There are many reputed ‘ghosts of Culzean.’ Find out about the ‘white lady’, thought to be the ghost of an ill-treated maid, and the Earl’s piper who is supposed to haunt the labyrinth of caves in the cliffs under the castle.


How to get here


Stagecoach number 60/360 (Ayr to Girvan via Maidens) stops at the entrance to Culzean Country Park on the A719. There is a one mile downhill walk to the Castle/Visitor Centre from the Country Park entrance.


Opening times for Castle (April - October):
10:30 - 16:0010:30 - 16:0010:30 - 16:0010:30 - 16:0010:30 - 16:0010:30 - 16:0010:30 - 16:00

Opening times for Country Park & Walled Garden:

9:30am - sunset.

Prices (Castle & Country Park):
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Address: Culzean Castle, Maybole, Strathclyde, KA19 8LE, UK
Phone: +44 844 4932149
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