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  • Sunday Brunch

    Sunday Brunch

    Girvan

    Savour a variety of foods at this culinary feast: from a started buffet with fresh seafood, antipasti and diverse salads, a sumptuous main course plus…more

  • Junior Golf Camp at Trump Turnberry

    Junior Golf Camp at Trump Turnberry

    Girvan

    Young golfers can gain experience from the upcoming Junior Camps, to be held throughout the summer at The Golf Academy. Great for those learning a n…more

  • Family Golf Days

    Family Golf Days

    Girvan

    Voted the Best Golf Resort Great Britain & Ireland 2019 by Golf Digest, Trump Turnberry will be running Family Golf Days throughout the year. A perf…more

  • CLASSIC CLAPTON unplugged

    CLASSIC CLAPTON unplugged

    Irvine

    CLASSIC CLAPTON unplugged Mike Hall and Adam Howells from CLASSIC CLAPTON the World's No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band will perform a rare acoustic conc…more

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For a taste of picture postcard Scotland, there is no finer destination than Ayrshire and Arran. Located on the spectacular Clyde coast, Ayrshire and Arran serve up a wealth of history and ancient castles, gorgeous scenery, fantastic country parks, vibrant market towns and some of Britains best golf courses.

Few places in Scotland can boast the variety of scenery on offer in Ayrshire and Arran. From exceptional windswept and desolate coastline and beguiling villages to the powerful and awe-inspiring mountainous landscape of the central areas to the rolling green hills and woodlands of the south there is something for everyone in Ayrshire. Golf fanatics have the Open Championship courses of Prestwick, Royal Troon and Turnberry amongst others, whilst history buffs can check out Culzean Castle and Country Park, located on top of a cliff in Maybole and known as the Jewel in the Crown of Scotlands National Trust. Other castles worth viewing are Brodick Castle, Dean Castle and Kelburn Castle. There are also some fabulous, and occasionally eerie ruins at sites such as Loch Doon, Portencross, Dunure, Greenan, Dundonald, and Eglinton.

Of course theres also Ayr itself, a grand and bustling Victorian seaside resort town with a glorious long white sandy beach and a plethora of faded Victorian and Georgian buildings. Down the coast there are many more small villages, seaside towns and market towns all worth a visit. With so much to see and do, Ayrshire is an ideal region for a touring holiday, not only for the scenery but for the history and multiple attractions on offer.

Days Out & Attractions

Attractions in Ayrshire

Fun days out in Ayrshire

Enjoy a fun filled and fantastic day out for all the family at a range of attractions in Ayrshire, including theme parks, castles, zoos, museums and historic houses.

Zoos & Safari Parks in Ayrshire

Zoos & Safari Parks

Get close-up and personal with a wild animal at a zoo or safari park in Ayrshire.

Theme Parks in Ayrshire

Theme Parks

Thrills and spills on rides and rollercoasters at a theme park in Ayrshire.

Museums in Ayrshire

Museums

Love British history?Come and take a stroll through the ages at a local museum.

Art galleries in Ayrshire

Art Galleries

From timeless classics to modern masterpieces, enjoy art at its very best.

Experiences

Experiences

Want to try your hand at something completely different? Try an experience...

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Towns in Ayrshire


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