What's on in West Kilbride, Ayrshire
Welcome to West Kilbride in the beautiful county of Ayrshire. Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting West Kilbride - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.
Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in West Kilbride to suit all the family, whatever the weather.
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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in West Kilbride
If you're out on the tiles in West Kilbride then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in West Kilbride will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of West Kilbride.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in West Kilbride (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in West Kilbride for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in West Kilbride for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Dean Park HotelCarden
Rooms from £70.00
The Old Ginn House InnWorkington
Rooms from £67.00
The Kelsey HotelBassenthwaite
Rooms from £39.00
The Melbreak Country HotelWorkington
Rooms from £60.00
Premier Inn Carlisle (M6 Junction 44)Carlisle
Rooms from £48.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|Primitive CraftsSaturday 25th May 2013 Choice of Stick making or clay pots Using native wood, we will be demonstrating and you will be using, woodland, heritage techniques to produce unique and individual antler walking and hill stic…||25 - 26 May 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeArts / Craft|
|Summer Hanging BasketsCome along and make a decorative summer basket or planter, bursting with vibrant colours. Learn from Dot, an experienced member of our gardening team and Horticulturalist, how to design your basket, before creating your …||1 - 2 Jun 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeMiscellaneous|
|An Introduction to HerbsWhether you have rambling acres of garden or a modest window box, if you crave a ready supply of flavoursome home-grown herbs; dazzling Dot- an experienced member of our garden team and horticulturalist - will be sharing…||8 - 9 Jun 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeMiscellaneous|
|Free Machining Workshop Book CoverUsing free machining and other experimental techniques, we will make a decorative book-cover for a small book. This is a fun workshop, requiring no special sewing skills, for anyone who is comfortable using an electric …||15 - 16 Jun 2013Mount Stuart Visitor CentreIsle of ButeArts / Craft|
|Dads DinnerEnjoy an extra special Father's Day meal! We know he deserves the best, that's why our chefs have prepared something really special for our Father's Day lunch menu. For more information or to book contact the Restauran…||16 Jun 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeMiscellaneous|
|Fathers DayJoin us on 16th June 2013 for a Father's Day with a difference! With a variety of activities designed to challenge even the most daring dads, we guarantee that this will be a day full of side-splitting moments. As well …||16 Jun 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeFamily Days Out|
|Clay CrittersJoin Gill Brandon-Turner from Beautiful Baboon who will be on hand to help you decorate your own clay critter! We have a vast range of hand cut decorating clays with everything from dinosaurs to flowers, fish, stars and …||22 Jun 2013Mount Stuart Visitor CentreIsle of ButeArts / Craft|
|Pinetum WalkGraham Alcorn, our deputy Head gardener, with over 27 years horticultural experience will be leading this guided walk, join him and explore our Pinetum and learn more about our involvement with the International Conifer …||24 - 25 Jun 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeMiscellaneous|
|Open Studios Weekend Standing Stones Craft and Triskele DesignsFriday 28th Sunday 30th June 2013 Standing Stones craft Join Local craftsman Gordon Stevenson, from standing stones craft who will be demonstrating his woodland heritage techniques used to produce his unique and indi…||28 Jun - 1 Jul 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeArts / Craft|
|Dutch Ovens Cob Ovens and Fresh BreadGain hands- on experience learning how easy it is to build a traditional oven using natural and reclaimed materials! Acquire basic cob building skills, and enjoy the awesome experience of working with other excited, like…||29 - 30 Jun 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeMiscellaneous|
|Seed and Bean Tasting DayCalling all Chocoholics, join Stephen Rudkin from the innovative and multi- award winning Seed & Bean. Discover what your flavor fix will be - Fiery chilli & lime, rich coffee espresso or soothing Lavender. They are the…||30 Jun - 1 Jul 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeMiscellaneous|
|A Weekend of Felt Craft and Well DressingThe origin of well dressing is something of a mystery and may date back to the Celts or even earlier. At its simplest it is the art of decorating springs and wells as a thanks giving for the gift of water. Date: Saturda…||6 - 8 Jul 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeArts / Craft|
|Heather Hills Honey Tasting DaySaturday 13th July 2013 This speciality company will be buzzing around our Farm Shop offering you the chance to adopt a bee hive and sample some award winning honey. With varieties including, Heather, Blossom, Lime, Ora…||13 - 14 Jul 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeMiscellaneous|
|Meet the Author Story Telling AfternoonSaturday 13th, 20th, 27th July & Saturday 3rd August Silvana Biagioni, a new Scottish Author and illustrator will be on site reading extracts from her newly published children's book 'Sacha meets a Selkie'. Silvana will…||13 Jul - 4 Aug 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeLiterature and Books|
|Glass JewelsSunday 21st July & Saturday 31st August Amy Beverley founder of AB Jewellery creates stunning glass jewellery, her pieces are possibly the most wonderful fused glass jewellery you'll ever see, full of light and colour. …||21 Jul - 1 Sep 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeArts / Craft|
|Guided Summer WalkJoin Graham Alcorn, our deputy Head gardener, who will be leading this guided walk to explore the Rock garden and Wee garden, where our rhododendrons, deutzia's, hydrangea's and candelabra primulas will be putting on a s…||24 - 25 Jul 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeMiscellaneous|
|Willow and Hazel WorkshopAn ancient craft brought right up to date - participants will learn how to create their own willow structure's to take home. Willow withes, hazel sticks, string & wire and a little imagination is all you need to make gar…||27 - 28 Jul 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeMiscellaneous|
|A Passion for CheeseSunday 28th July - TBC Do you have a passion for cheese? We will be sampling some of Scotland's finest cheeses in our Farm shop including, Criffel Organic, Ailsa Craig and Merangie sheep's brie. Discover your cheese pre…||28 - 29 Jul 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeMiscellaneous|
|Scottish Fine SoapDaily throughout August 2013 Join us for some retail therapy that saves you money; spend over £10 on Scottish Fine Soaps classically timeless Au Lait, Sensuous Poetica, Reinvigorating Sea Kelp or Deep cleansing Ga…||1 - 31 Aug 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeMiscellaneous|
|Scottish Sea Glass Jewellery DemonstrationGaynor Hebden-Smith from Scottish Sea Glass will be with us all weekend demonstrating her unique craft. Commission your own necklace, bracelet or earrings on the day by handpicking your own piece of Sea Glass provided by…||3 - 5 Aug 2013Mount StuartIsle of ButeMiscellaneous|
Wedding fairs in West Kilbride
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in West Kilbride. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.