Things to see and do - Ayr
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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
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..
A719 GB - Maybole KA19 8LE
Culzean (pronounced Cullane) in its dramatic clifftop setting was once again the work of the talented Robert Adam (1728-1792), commissioned by the Kennedy family to transform the old castle. Although he was a classicist, Adam added arrow slits and ba..
230 st. High 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).
Dalblair Road GB - AYR KA7 1UG
Prix Prices from : 47 £
Many rooms overlook the seafront 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 standard..
9 - 11 Barns Street GB - Ayr KA7 1XB
In Ayr’s town centre just 180 metres from the beach, Ayr Town Lodge offers budget accommodation with walk-in showers. Guests can enjoy free parking and a communal self-catering kitchen. All rooms at Ayr Town Lodge have a shower in the room with free..
Esplanade GB - Ayr KA7 1DT
Prix Prices from : 75 £
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 gol..
GB - Ballantrae KA26 0NZ
Elegant, formal dining room with Ailsa Craig views; in a luxuriously furnished baronial castle, surrounded by beautifully maintained gardens. Confident, focused, flavourful and technically adept cooking employs a wealth of local ingredients, includin..
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
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.
Old Loans Rd GB - Loans KA10 7HL
GB - Annbank KA6 5AL