stately homes gardens etc in Ayrshire & Arran
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Stately Homes & Gardens in Ayrshire & Arran

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Ayrshire & Arran Stately Homes, Country Houses & Gardens

tabBRODICK CASTLEStately Homes & Gardens
Isle of Arran, KA27 8HY

National Trust for Scotland. Red sandstone castle dates from the 13th century (extended twice) and became the property of the Dukes of Hamilton in 1500's. Silver, porcelain, paintings, fan collection, gilded heraldic ceiling in the drawing room. Victorian garden and outstanding rhododendron garden. Country park.
Tel: 0844 493 2152 or 0844 493 2154    Fax: 0844 493 2153
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tabDUMFRIES HOUSEStately Homes & Gardens
Cumnock, Ayrshire, KA18 2NJ
Purchase tickets online to one of the most beautiful stately homes in Britain, Dumfries House was designed by the Adam Brothers and is now open for visitors to enjoy, having been saved for the nation by a consortium headed by HRH The Prince of Wales.

Described as an 18th century time-capsule, the house's principal rooms and their contents, including a unique collection of furniture by Chippendale, Alexander Peter, Francis Brodie and William Mathie, have remained virtually unchanged for 250 years.
Tel: 01290 425 959
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Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, KA19 7LZ
Tel: 01655 770239    Fax: 01655 770278

½ mile (.8km) south of Kirkmichael, South Ayrshire, off B7045, A77. Historic Houses Association. The turreted ashlar stone mansion, built by William Burn, is approached by a three-mile drive set with an avenue of lime trees along the River Girvan. Elegant entrance hall, picture gallery and furnishings. Walled gardens.

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Culzean Castle

Maybole, South Ayrshire, KA19 8LE
Tel: 0844493 2149   Fax: 01655 884503

National Trust for Scotland. Situated on a cliff top on the water's edge. Remodelled by Robert Adams in 1772-1790 for the 10th Earl of Cassillis. Noted for its elegant oval staircase, circular saloon, painted ceilings and friezes. Collection of pictures, 18th century furniture and armoury. 565 acre park contains deer park, courtyards, ponds, gardens, orangery, woodland walks, extensive Visitor Centre.

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Sorn Castle

At Sorn, 4 miles (6km) east of Mauchline, Strathclyde, on B743
Tel: 01290 551555

Historic Houses Association. Situated on cliff on River Ayr. Built of pink sandstone, it originally dates from 15th century, with 18th and 19th century additions. Old oak ceilings, Scottish artefacts and paintings.

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Bachelors' Club

Sandgate Street, Tarbolton, South Ayrshire, KA5 5RB
Tel: 01292 541940      E-mail:

A 17th-century thatched house used by Scotland’s most famous poet, Robert Burns.

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