Things to see and do - Ayr
Unmissable tourist sites
Ayr Travel guide
Ayr : Michelin's recommendations
Ayr is the Clyde estuary's main holiday resort and is a good starting point for exploring Burns Country. This lively resort is close to Prestwick International Airport and renowned golf courses. It boasts vast sandy beaches bordered by its esplanade, several charming parks, traditional leisure activities and Scotland's principal racecourse, where the Scottish Grand National and Ayr Gold Cup are held.
Tourist attractions Ayr : Things to see and do
230 High St. GB - Ayr KA7 1RQ
An alehouse in the time of Burns, this is where Tam started out on his frightening adventures on a stormy night ( Tam o'Shanter ).
GB - Ayr KA71
This 13C bridge, immortalised by Burns, was supposedly financed by two sisters whose betrothed were both drowned when attempting to ford the river in spate. The small cobbled bridge has survived although the neighbouring bridge was swept away in a st..
Murdoch’s Lone GB - Alloway KA7 4PQ
Alloway is the birthplace of the poet, Robert Burns (1759-1796), whose birthday on 25 January is celebrated by Scots throughout the world. Built by William Burns, his eldest son, Robert, was born in the roadside cottage on 25 January 1759. The stable..
Esplanade GB - Ayr KA7 1DT
Prix Prices from : 60 £
Boasting panoramic views over the Clyde to the Isle of Arran, and only 5-minutes’ walk from Ayr town centre, the hotel presents itself as the ideal base from which to explore the beauty of Ayrshire. The hotel is a highly recommended choice for golf ..
Dalblair Road GB - AYR KA7 1UG
Prix Prices from : 45 £
Many rooms overlook the sea-front at this 3 star Ayr hotel. The Mercure Ayr Hotel is a haven for golfers, with 22 golf courses within a 20 mile radius and the hotel is a short walk from Ayr centre. The 118 modern rooms each have complimentary standar..
Fairfield Road GB - Ayr KA7 2AR
A warm welcome awaits you at this privately owned 4-star hotel, a fully restored and refurbished Victorian mansion house situated on Ayr's seafront, recapturing the essence of country house hospitality. Great care has been taken to preserve the uni..
GB - Annbank KA6 5AL
Monktonhill Rd, Southwood GB - Troon KA10 7EN
Cavernous room with rafters, mirrors and chandeliers, in an Edwardian country house hotel. Fixed price or 10 course tasting menus; tasty, original dishes have modern presentation and a strong Scottish base. Formal service.
Ayr Racecourse, Craigie Rd GB - Ayr KA8 0HA
GB - Turnberry KA26 9LT
Named after the year that the Turnberry opened, this smart hotel restaurant boasts lovely views across the sea. Classical French menus feature dishes true to the spirit of Auguste Escoffier.
Old Loans Rd GB - Loans KA10 7HL
22 Beresford Terr. GB - Ayr KA7 2EG
Start with a cocktail in the downstairs bar, before tucking into the likes of pizza, pasta, seafood or steak, followed by pastries and ice cream sundaes in the spacious, buzzing brasserie. The first floor is an art gallery during the week.