Dean Castle and Country Park, Kilmarnock

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Dean Castle Country Park is a fantastic free day out for all the family in the heart of Kilmarnock. The Country Park is a unique urban fringe habitat of over 80 hectares with a farm & the amazing 14th century Dean Castle.
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  • The park is in the middle of a large scale restoration project which is transforming the dated 1980s buildings and also creating new wetlands, building new bridges and also a new cafe. The old visitor...  more »
  • Revisited Dean Park after its multi-million refurbishment and ended up somewhat underwhelmed. Yes there are new paths and obvious signs of change but overall the difference is not really noticeable. T...  more »
  • The park has been renovated recently, and is looking good. It will look a lot better in spring. Plenty of walks' also a lovely children's play area. Pond with swans and ducks. Many other animals to se...  more »

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