Culzean Castle, Maybole, Carrick, Ayrshire, Scotland


http://nigelborrington.com/2016/04/07/culzean-castle-maybole-carrick-ayrshire-scotland/Beautiful photography from Scotland, my great-grandfather’s birthplace.

Nigel Borrington

Culzean Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland Nigel Borrington Culzean Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland
Nigel Borrington

Culzean Castle

It was back in 2014 that I last visited Culzean Castle on the west coast of Scotland, so I am planning another visit as soon as I can, Culzean Castle is in Ayrshire and just has to be one of the most treasured and interesting castles in Scotland.

Robert Adam was the architect and he designed the castles structure on a basic L shaped design. The structure is a fine country house and when completed it was the seat of the 10th of Cassilis ( David Kennedy ) , earldom.

The castle was built in stages between 1777 and 1792. It incorporates a large drum shaped tower, circular inside (which overlooks the sea), a grand oval staircase and a suite of well-appointed apartments.

In 1945, the Kennedy family gave the castle and its grounds to the National Trust for Scotland (thus avoiding…

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