For any historian fans out there, Brodick Castle on the Isle of Arran gives the visitors a truly interactive experience. In the castle there is; a Victorian arcade, mood lighting and evocative sounds, so whilst you discover a brilliant collection of period furniture, silverware, porcelain, paintings and sporting trophies you will also be transported back to the times when the Dukes of Hamilton actually lived here. The country Park and Garden are open from 10 AM- 5 PM every day so you can wander through the formal gardens on the Silver Garden Trail and Plant Hunters’ Walk, or venture further to discover ponds, waterfalls and woodland trails. you can even see if you can spot red Squirrels.
The current castle was built in 1844 however the artefacts inside date back for centuries and over many different time periods as well. There is also a Cafe on hand which is a perfect place to have a relaxing lunch on your day out. The cost for this ranges from £8.50-£38.50 with the latter being a group family ticket as well be aware that although the Castle is open to 5 PM the final entry to the Castle is 3:30 PM.