Castle enjoys a spectacular setting perched on top of cliffs and surrounded by
600 acres of country park run by the National Trust for Scotland.
of wildlife makes this a great winter attraction for nature lovers.
The wealth of wildlife make parkland estates a great spring
time attraction for nature lovers.
- Why not try deer stalking on a park estate or even
go rock pooling on a coastal estate?
- Visitor Guide
Castle and Country Park, Maybole, South Ayrshire, Scotland.
bookings, ranger service, Country Park information - 01655 884400|
Ref: NS232103 |
time to visit:|
May is one of best
times to visit Culzean.
Bird watching - arrive early for the dawn
chorus - from 4.30am.
Wild flowers - Spring is a great time to see
the Snowdrops, Daffodils and Bluebells.
Keep up-to-date with wildlife
sightings by reading the Wildlife Notes at the Visitor Centre and the Aviary -
these are regularly updated by the Rangers and provide a good guide for nature
Picnic areas. Coffee shop. Restaurant.
Binoculars for bird watching.
Small audio recorder to record bird song.
Walking shoes and camouflage
Bat detector (optional).
Nature watching. Marked
woodland walks including the Deer Park and Cliff Walks. Camelia House. Walled
garden and Victorian vinery.
Children's adventure playground. Bat
watching. Rock pooling. Bird spotting.
parking at visitor centre and Deer Park.|
Wheelchair access to some parts of
gardens and Country Park. Toilets. Manual wheelchairs can be booked in advance.
Tapping rails on some paths. Induction loop in auditorium.
On the A719, 12 miles south
of Ayr. Located four miles west of Maybole. Rail - Maybole station (four miles).
Country Park is open all year daily. The Castle and Garden are open daily between
April to end October between 10.30am-5pm.
charge varies depending on facilities visited, but ranges from £3-£12
for adults and £2-£8 for concessions. Family tickets available.
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