Brodick Castle Garden


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Address and contact details
Brodick, Isle of Arran, Argyll, PA23 8SE
Tel: 01770 302202
Fax: 01770 302914
Latitude: 55° 34' 27" N
Background to the collection
Ownership:The National Trust for Scotland
Umbrella organisation:National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens, The National Trust for Scotland
Personnel
Nigel Price
Contact person: Nigel Price
Total Staff:4
Physical environment
Altitude:10-50 m
Aspect:Varied
Total area:50 ha
Area heated:200 m²
Plant collection
Geographical area(s) of specialisation:
Eastern Asia, Southern South America, Australasia
Special genera within the collections:
Rhododendron, Eucryphia
Special collections:
Conifers, ICCP – 4 Genera, 12 Species, 27 Plants.
Rhododendron subsection Falconera, NCCPG – 20 Taxa.
Rhododendron subsection Grandia, NCCPG – 39 Taxa.
Rhododendron subsection Maddenia, NCCPG – 32 Taxa.
Record Keeping:Records kept
Computerised
Record System:Q&A
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Herbarium:No
Library:No
Research facilities:No
Publications:Garden guide, Index seminum
Identifications:No
Teaching and Education:Special courses, taxonomic
Interpretation:Supervised garden walks, guided trails, brochures
Friends Organisation:No
Visitor facilities:Restaurant, plant shop, book shop
Access to the collections
Public access:Admission charge
Public opening hours:Mon-Sun: 9.30-sunset
Location map
Location map

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