South Ayrshire
Ayr
Interesting
Ayr The Essential
Interesting
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.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Ayr
Culzean Castle
Culzean Castle
Culzean (pronounced Cullane) in its
60 minutes
Robert Burns Museum
Robert Burns Museum
Alloway is the birthplace of the poet,
60 minutes
Tarbolton
Tarbolton
At the time when Burns's father owned
30 minutes
Crossraguel Abbey
Crossraguel Abbey
Only ruins remain of the second Cluniac
15 minutes
Tam o'Shanter Inn
Tam o'Shanter Inn
An alehouse in the time of Burns, this
15 minutes
Auld Brig
Auld Brig
This 13C bridge, immortalised by Burns,
15 minutes