Ayrshire and Arran
Ayr, Central Scotland

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Island of Arran
Arran viewed from the beach at Seamill on the west coast

Set in Western Scotland, Ayrshire is just eighty miles from Glasgow, so a visit to this interesting city is possible, but you probably will not have time as there is so much to occupy yourself within Ayrshire and Arran alone with plenty to see and do and lots of lovely places to stay.

The area is steeped in history going back to the Bronze Age, forward to Rabbie Burns who was born in Ayrshire, you can follow in his footsteps and find out more about this bard whose poetry is known world-wide. Burns night is celebrated on the 25th of January so that could be a date for your diary, a week in May/June is another celebration not only of the bard but of Scottish life, so traditional dancing and food will be in much supply, a great time will be had by all.

Ayr is also known for its race course so for those who like a wager on the horses, look no further. Ayrshire and Arran provide golfers with over 40 golf courses to choose from and three of the courses  are Open Championship courses, so don't forget to bring your clubs when visiting this wonderful part of the world.  Ayrshire and Arran is outdoor pursuit paradise, walking, fishing, sailing, whatever your pursuit is, it will be here for you to enjoy, or just simply relax and sit and enjoy the many wonderful views that surround you when visiting this part of Scotland.

The restaurants are as you would expect, excellent in the provision of hospitality and food, home cooked of course and as individual as you are, you will be spoiled for choice

The island of Arran is a boat or ferry ride away and offers a lot of culture and history; Brodick Castle, Arran Heritage Museum, Balmichel Visitor Centre are amongst the many places you must visit whilst here. Many events are held...

 

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