Explore the magical grounds of Culzean Castle & Country park, play a round of golf at one of the world's top golf courses, or take the kids/dogs for a day at the beach. There is so much to see and experience!
GUEST FAVOURITE! Spend the day on the beautiful castle grounds which includes the spectacular castle, cafes & ice cream shops, woodland trails, beaches, parkland, play park, Swan Pond, deer park, a stunning walled garden, and more!
Turnberry Beach access is a short walk from the premises. Cross Maidens road and turn left. Walk along the pavement which runs alongside the golf course. Just past the golf course, you will see a the gate that leads to the beach pathway. Enjoy scenic views of Ailsa Craig & the Isle of Arran, walk to the Turnberry Lighthouse, or enjoy a picnic on the beach.
A day of fun for the whole family. Indoor/Outdoor play park, farm & exotic animals, steam train, rides, cafe, and more.
With over 300 sq. miles of valleys, forest, lochs, and ancient woodland to explore, Britain's largest forest park is a delightful adventure. It has also been awarded one of four Dark Sky Parks in the western world and definitely worth a visit once the sun has set. 30 min drive.
Part of the Princes Foundation, this 2000 acre estate is well worth the 40 min drive. Explore walking trails , an expansive walled garden, a magical children’s adventure park, a farm, and cafe. The house itself has an unrivaled collection of Chippendale furniture.
As the birthplace of "Rabbie" Burns, Ayrshire is known as "Burns Country". Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Burns Cottage, & the Brig o Doon (the bridge from the famous poem Tam o Shanter). For some lovely Scottish fare, be sure to eat at The Brig o' Doon Restaurant 25 min drive to Alloway.
Ayrshire Coastal Path - Runs 100 miles along the Ayrshire coast, through the main towns of Ayr, Troon and Largs.
Smugglers Trail - Leads from South Beach, Troon, along the Wrack Road across Royal Troon Golf Club, past Crosbie Kirk and through Fullarton Woods
Just up the road in Kirkoswold, you will find this delightful whisky shop & tasting room. Fill your own bottle or choose from a wide range of whiskys as well as wine and other goods.
BLADNOCH DISTILLERY - 1 hour drive south
THE CLYDESIDE DISTILLERY - 1 hour 10 minute drive north (Glasgow)
Blackstone Clydesdales - Cumnock
Lionsgate Riding Stables - Ayr
Kitesurf Scotland - Troon
Ailsa Craig - via boat trip from Girvan
Isle of Arran - via Ferry from Ardrossan
Isle of Cumbrae - via Ferry from Largs
Isla of Bute - via Ferry from Wemyss Bay
Belfast - via Ferry from Cairnryan