The apartment is located in a quiet riverside location only a few minutes walk from the town centre. The nearest supermarket is right on your doorstep and the beach is a short walk away on the other side of the river. There are many pubs and restaurants close by. Easy access to the main road network to get to Glasgow Prestwick airport (about a twelve minute drive) and also the A77. There are two train stations within a four minute drive both with regular trains to Glasgow.
Heads of Ayr Farm Park
Whatever the weather there is always something to do at the Heads of Ayr Farm Park! There are plenty of exciting activities – Captain your own boat with the amazing bumper boats, soak your family and friends in water wars, try out the electric tractors and diggers, there is even an assault course, playpark, giant sand pit, trampolines, ringo sledging, a giant aerial runway and jumping pillows to keep you amused!
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum offers a truly unique encounter with Scotland's favourite son. Start your visit in the museum building and enjoy this 21st century tribute to Burns. It houses the world's most important collection of Burns' original works and personal belongings, in a bright and modern building. The museum has an attractive cafe serving light meals and refreshments and shop with a wide selection of unique gifts and souvenirs. Look out for exhibitions and events throughout the year.
Burns Monument and Gardens
Less than 20 years after Burns’ death, a committee of his strongest supporters were busy making plans to memorialise the man. The result is this 70-foot high Grecian-style temple, designed by Sir Thomas Hamilton, complete with nine pillars representing muses from Greek mythology.Inside the monument there’s a three dimensional model of the many other Burns monuments across the world, showing the Bard’s global fame. Climb up the Monument’s external staircase to take in the view and then enjoy a stroll around the landscaped gardens.
Ayr Seafront Playpark
Ayr features an amazing play park on the sea front that's open all year round and has loads to do for kids - there's a massive climbing frame with two huge slides, sand pits, swings, roundabouts, a pirate boat and much more.The park is right on the sea front so once you've have had a shot at the swirly swings in the park head onto the beach for a nice long walk along the sea front - build some sandcastles and get a little wet - make sure you bring the wellies and a spare pair of clothes for the kids!
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
For over 100 years, we’ve hosted the very best in Scottish Variety. Situated in the heart of Ayrshire, The Gaiety is the last of its kind on the British Mainland and one of the oldest theatres in Scotland. With 584 seats in the Main Auditorium and 75 in our Studio Theatre, Ayr Gaiety has the unique capacity to accommodate almost every type of show. Every seat in the Theatre offers a unique view of the stage with unrivaled acoustics and an intimate atmosphere.
Royal Troon Golf Club
Set upon the rugged coastline of the West of Scotland, the historic links of Royal Troon is one of golf’s most challenging venues. Deep rough mixed with gorse and broom combined with an unforgiving prevailing north-westerly wind make the course a true test of golfing skill and ability. One of the great links courses in Scotland, Royal Troon has hosted The Open on eight occasions since 1923.
Turnberry Golf Club
Imagine rolling hills, sandy dunes, a stiff breeze blowing off the Ayrshire coast. Before designer courses, before manicured greens and major championships, these lands inspired local Scots to play the game of golf. Beloved since its first formal course was built in 1901, Turnberry's fairways have been shared by the game's elite and casual enthusiasts from around the globe. Even the conversion of its links to runways during two world wars could not diminish the desire to play here, a place made for golf, where countless competitions have been waged that shall never be forgotten. Beautiful in sun, exacting in cold and wind, Trump Turnberry Resort's three courses are both part of golf's legacy and part of its future.
Prestwick Golf Club
Prestwick Golf Club extends a warm welcome to all Golfers from all around the World wishing to come and enjoy our testing traditional Links. Prestwick Golf Club is situated just half an hour south west of Glasgow on the famous golfing Ayrshire coast. A stretch of land unequalled anywhere in the world for prime golfing terrain.