The Future of Brodick Castle

Written by Kenneth Gibson, MSP On 11 May, the National Trust for Scotland (NTS), the country’s largest and oldest conservation charity, announced a series of emergency actions designed to ensure its survival during the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath. Unfortunately, this announcement included placing 429 staff from its permanent workforce of 751 at risk of …

Christmas at the Castle

Some information from NTS about their month long Christmas at the Castle event – Make the most of the festive fun this Christmas season at Brodick Castle at our special holiday event: Christmas at the Castle! Running from Friday 22nd November to Sunday 22nd December, experience Brodick Castle as you’ve never seen it before. Holiday …

Brodick Castle – A history in your hands

By Chitra Ramaswamy, visiting Brodick on the eve of the Castle’s reopening last month. First published in the NTS Magazine, Spring 2019. Guarded by the rugged sentinel of Goat Fell, Brodick Castle on the Isle of Arran is under­going its latest transformation in a history that spans eight centuries. Behind the doors of the Hamiltons’ …