Culzean Castle and Country Park (Maybole) Reviews
Description:Address: Maybole / Ayrshire / KA19 8LE / Scotland / One of Scotland's favoured castles.
Newest Review: ... pond, Silver Avenue and walled gardens all have their own parking area. We managed to find a spot with ease and loved that you could drive to the different areas rather than having to walk. The walk from the castle the swan pond is around 25 minutes one way. With young children we found it useful to be able to explore one area and then drive to next before exploring again. There are toilets ... more
Customer Culzean Castle and Country Park (Maybole) Reviews (2)
by - written on 08/08/13 (Very useful, 48 readings)
General information We are lucky enough to live in Ayrshire which has a number of attractions and family activities. Yesterday looked like it was going to be a lovely day so we decided to head down to Culzean Castle for a visit. We have been before once before but that was when we first moved here nearly 6 years ago. The thing that puts us off is the price. There are a number of country parks and castles within a 20 mile radius of where we live that offer free entry. This usually puts us off paying as we can still have a great day out at any of the free options, but sometimes a change of scenery does you a world of good. The castle sits in the town ... Read the complete review
by - written on 11/11/10, updated on 11/11/10 (Very useful, 162 readings)
OVERVIEW This is one of my favourite places to visit, not just in Ayrshire, but in the UK as a whole. Being an Ayrshire lass perhaps I am bias but I feel Culzean castle is unique with expansive grounds, breathtaking views and even residential ghosts! Culzean, once owned by the Kennedy's (one of scotland's oldest families) is now a national trust property. It is a relatively modern and grand castle which was designed by Robert Adams in the 1770s and is typical of this architect's grandiose style both inside and out. It lies on the coast approximately midway between Ayr and Girvan. It can be accessed from Ayr by bus (Stagecoach No 60 - Ayr to Girvan via ... Read the complete review
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