Contact Us

Dean Road
East Ayrshire
01563 554734

Opening Hours

Sunday: Grounds Open. Castle Closed
Monday: Grounds Open. Castle Closed
Tuesday: Grounds Open. Castle Closed
Wednesday: Grounds Open. Castle Closed
Thursday: Grounds Open.Castle Closed
Friday: Grounds Open. Castle Closed
Saturday: Grounds Open. Castle Closed

Dean Castle & Country Park

Dean Castle Country Park is a fantastic FREE day out for all the family.

Do you need to get in touch with the Country Park?

Call us on 01563 554 734 between 11am-5pm for all general enquiries, including sponsorship and event bookings.

Send us an enquiry –

Email to arrange a school or group visit

For volunteering opportunities contact

The grounds are open all year round. ADMISSION FREE


The Visitor Centre and cafe are open - 11am-5pm daily


Getting Here


By Car

Dean Castle Country Park

Dean Road




From the North and South (Glasgow and Prestwick Airports)

From A77, take the B7038 turn off, follow the B7038/Glasgow Road towards the town centre and turn left onto Dean Road. The main car park is on the left.


Disabled Visitors and Blue Badge Holders. 

Disabled parking is available at the Visitor Centre and behind the Castle.  Follow the signs for the main drive.


Visit Scotland have recommended that we include a zoomable map. Can we embed a google map?


On Public Transport.

Dean Castle Country Park is a 15 minute walk from Kilmarnock Train Station or a 5 minute walk from the X76 Kilmarnock-Glasgow bus route. Alight on Glasgow Road, Kilmarnock, then follow Dean Road to the Country Park.


By Bike

Dean Castle Country Park is on the National Cycle Network.  Use Route 73 to get here.

Wheelchair access Yes
Disabled toilet facilities Yes
Temporary displays & changing exhibitions Yes
Events & workshops Yes
Car parking Yes
Car parking nearby Yes
Disabled access Yes
Disabled access (limited to parts of castle) Yes
Tea Room Yes
Urban Farm Yes
School & group visits welcome by appointment Yes