The coastal town of Ayr is the birthplace of Scottish horse racing, and no courses in Scotland are more storied than the flat and National Hunt courses at Ayr Racecourse, where the prestigious Scottish Grand National, and Ayr Gold Cup are hosted to this day. With the stunning Ayr Beach, luxurious hotels and quaint bed & breakfasts scattered throughout this resort town, visitors will soon discover all the great amenities that make this region of Scotland one of the country's finest.
The Surrounding Region of Ayrshire
After sipping a few cocktails by the racetrack, consider exploring one of the other great towns of Ayrshire, from the fishing village of Troon in the north, with its famous Royal Troon Golf Club, to the picturesque town of Kilmarnock with its stunning Dean Castle Country Park, or the famed Isle of Arran, home to an eclectic mix of Highland and Lowland landscape and culture. Whether you’re looking for an extravagant five star hotel, or a comfortable three star hotel, it is easy for you to plan and book your trip using the Expedia search tool.
To experience the idyllic natural wonders as well as the historical and present cultural splendors of Scotland, be sure to plan your travels to the Ayrshire region soon, you’ll be glad you did.