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1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, Internet, linens
1 bedroom, iron/ironing board, Internet, linens

5.0/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Outdoor Space

Explore the area

    Popular LocationBurns Monument12 min walk
    Popular LocationAlloway Kirk13 min walk
    Popular LocationBrig O'Doon15 min walk
    AirportGlasgow (PIK-Prestwick)23 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2
Bathroom 1

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About this area


Located in Ayr, this holiday home is in a rural area and near theme parks. Brig O'Doon and Robert Burns Birthplace Museum are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Royal Troon Golf Club and River Ayr Way. Heads of Ayr Farm Park and Pirate Pete's Family Entertainment Centre are also worth visiting. Windsurfing and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with cycling and hiking/biking trails nearby.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Burns Monument - 12 min walk
  • Alloway Kirk - 13 min walk
  • Brig O'Doon - 15 min walk
  • Robert Burns Birthplace Museum - 16 min walk
  • Tam o' Shanter Experience - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Maybole Station - 11 min drive
  • AirportGlasgow (PIK-Prestwick) - 23 min drive


  • The Balgarth Pines Bar & Restaurant - 16 min walk
  • The Secret Garden - 19 min walk
  • Ayr India - 4 min drive
  • Lychees - 5 min drive
  • Ayr India - 5 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Idylic and peaceful location

Adults-only holiday home in Ayr
Whether you re looking for a one night business stopover, a couple of nights to attend a wedding at the Brig O Doon, or a one or two week self catering holiday break, Doonbank offers an exclusive, flexible and private accommodation base for you to relax and unwind.

Doonbank Bothy is a beautifully presented two storey, one bedroomed detached house. It is very spacious, quiet and peaceful and set within four and a half acres of Doonbank Cottage s secluded private woodland garden.

The bothy sleeps two adults. We also have a free cot for under 2s and (on request) a separate single fold-a-way bed for an under 10 year old (additional fee). As well as having access to the woodland garden and river, it also has it s own private back garden to relax in.

Situated in the picturesque village of historic Alloway in Ayrshire, a 10 minute walk to the world famous Brig O Doon, Burns National Heritage Centre, the Brig O Doon Hotel and Burns Cottage, and on the edge of the main town of Ayr on the west coast of Scotland, the Bothy has glorious views over the idyllic River Doon, which runs for half a mile as the property s eastern boundary, offering excellent opportunities for bird watching and riverside walks after a busy day.

One (medium sized) dog / pet welcome.
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Chris Swaine

Property amenities


  • Internet access

Parking and transport

  • On-site parking
  • Car recommended

Family friendly

  • High chair


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Dining room


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garden


  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Near a laundromat


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Golf on site
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Theme parks nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Swimming nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 2
  • Unit size: 1055 sq ft (98 sq m)
  • Property does not allow children



Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

A car is recommended for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Is Idylic and peaceful location pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Idylic and peaceful location?
Check-in begins at 4:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Idylic and peaceful location?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is Idylic and peaceful location located?
Situated in a rural location, this romantic holiday home is within a 15-minute walk of Burns Monument and Brig O'Doon. Ayr Beach is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) away.

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