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Garden Category: South Scotland
Brodick Castle is a castle situated outside the port of Brodick on the Isle of Arran, an island in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. It was previously a seat of the Dukes of Hamilton, but is now owned by the National Trust for Scotland.
Contains one of the finest collections of Rhododendrons in Scotland. The Horlick collection planted about 35 years ago is now maturing and is well worth seeing in late May – early June. The walled garden dating from 1710 has been restored as an Edwardian garden. Many fine specimen trees, Echiums, some tree ferns and herbaceous plantings. National Collection of Rhododendron (subsects. Falconera, Grandia, Maddenia). The Country Park has waymarked trails, woodlands, waterfalls, gorges, wildlife ponds, restored ice-house, a nature room and wildlife garden.
Venture out into the country park and discover wildflower meadows where Highland cows graze, woodland trails and tumbling waterfalls. There is something for everyone. Dogs on leads welcome outside the walled garden. Read more ……