at a glance
Girvan Beach is a lovely spot for a stroll with spectacular views of Ailsa Craig, now a bird reserve. Keep your eyes peeled for the seals that frequent the waters, often seen bobbing around. Explore the pretty harbour, small boating lake and promenade lined with benches, perfect for a picnic or ice cream.
Turnberry Golf Club
The Club sits on a beautiful peninsula of coastal links in South Ayrshire, and plays on the world famous Trump Turnberry courses including the Ailsa Craig and King Robert the Bruce.Both are championship courses, the Ailsa Craig has seen some of the most memorable moments in Open history. A golfer’s paradise.
Ayrshire Equitation Centre
The centre offers hacks and tuition for riders of all levels.The most popular countryside hacks are Rozelle Park and Cambusdoon Park.The beach hack is pure exhilaration. The friendly team of qualified instructors and superb selection of horses and ponies ensures each rider has a great experience. One for the memory books.
The Biking Explorers offer guided tours of the best trails in South Ayrshire. Enjoy leisure rides around town and all day adventures in the hills and valleys. Experience the magnitude of giant wind turbines, the beauty of Galloway forest park and marvel at the breathtaking views across to Ailsa Craig and Arran.
Ayrshire is shaped like a great crescent moon, curving around the county town of Ayr. The coastline enjoys miles of fine sandy beaches with spectacular views. The south and east regions are home to rolling moorlands and hills merging into the rugged uplands of Galloway. Pull on your hiking boots and go explore.
Robert Burns Birth Place Museum
Robert Burns is loved the world over for his iconic poetry and songs. Discover the man and his genius in the beautiful village of Alloway. Visit the humble cottage where he was born and raised, see his original works and artefacts in the interactive museum and take a stroll across the Brig o’ Doon.