The home of Scotland’s most famous and cherished son, Robert Burns, Ayr is not only a major cultural centre, but it’s southwestern location makes it one of the best seaside resort towns in the country. The leafy suburbs, atmospheric promenade, sandy beaches, 16th century Ayr Racecourse, and the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, draw visitors to this atmospheric town from all around the world.
Kilmarnock and Troon
Situated in the heart of Ayrshire, Kimarnock is one of the region's most popular destinations, and features a mix of outdoor activities and cultural sites. Stroll through the town's historic cobbled streets and discover the country’s largest Burns memorial, the Burns Monument Centre, or turn down John Finnie street where you’ll encounter some of the best examples of Victorian architecture in Scotland.
Overlooking the Isle of Arran, Troon is a seaside town with stunning views, and its esplanade makes it perfect for exploring on foot. While the harbour is home to many yachting enthusiasts, most visitors come to Troon to experience Royal Troon, one of the country’s best golf courses, and a regular host of the Open Championship.
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