National Geographic : 1954 May
© National Geographic Society 662 General Eisenhower Slept Here: Scotland Reserves Culzean Castle's Top Floor as a Home for World War II's Allied Commander Culzean, built on a seaside cliff in Ayr, was the seat of the powerful Kennedys. The National Trust for Scotlandpreserves the 18th-century structure as ashow place. Like near-by Bargany, Culzean exhibits treasures of exotic shrubbery (not shown). General Eisenhower visited the castle in1946 and 1951. + The late Col. Sir North Dalrymple-Hamilton, with his niece Christian, tours the walled garden at Bargany (page 664). Pear and apple climb the brick inespaliers. Flower beds sparkle with daffodils, wallflowers, muscari, forget-me-nots, polyanthas, and tulips.