Castles & Houses

Castles & Houses

A glimpse into the past

Walking into Brodick Castle’s dining room is like stepping back to 1907, with the table set for a grand banquet; the diners surrounded by beautiful treasures from the family collection.

In Edinburgh, step inside the Georgian House and you will be transported back to the refined world of the first owner, Argyll-born landowner, John Lamont, 18th Chief of the Clan Lamont. Using period furnishings, original artworks and a vast collection of household items, the Georgian House faithfully re-creates the lifestyle of a wealthy family, as well as giving a fascinating insight into the social and economic conditions of the time.

A place for royalty

We look after some of Scotland’s most beautiful Castles and grand houses, including a former royal residence! Falkland Palace was home to Scotland’s Kings and Mary, Queen of Scots, and is the home of the world’s oldest tennis court - it was built in 1539 for James V and is still used today. Follow in Mary’s footsteps through the palace’s interior, taking in the richly panelled Keeper’s quarters, the magnificent James V-era Chapel Royal, the Old Library and the recreated royal apartments.

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Brodick Castle & Country Park

Boasting a 16th century castle, a world-famous collection of artefacts, spectacular gardens and a dramatic setting against breath-taking wild natural heritage, Brodick Castle and Country Park is an exceptional and very special place.

With your help, Brodick's treasures will be continued to be cherished for future generations.

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