Scotland’s southwest region of Ayrshire provides visitors with some of the country’s most idyllic landscapes and historical sites, such as the famed Brig O’ Doon, a 15th century bridge made famous by its inclusion in the work of Scottish poet Robert Burns. Located in Ayr, whose hotels and bed & breakfasts make the seaside resort town one of the country’s favourite getaways, the Brig O’ Doon sits alongside the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, where visitors can explore the Bard’s cottage and the beautiful grounds that inspired his cherished work.
The Town of Ayr and the Isle of Arran
Ayr is the perfect town to base your Scottish holiday from, as it has a mix of historic sites and is home to one of the country’s most scenic beaches, Ayr Beach, which features an esplanade for walking, running, or cycling. To find the best accommodations for you, search through Ayr’s mix of comfortable and luxurious hotels with the help of Expedia’s search tool.
Ship-off from Ayr across the Firth of Clyde to the Isle of Arran, and discover the land that is known as “Scotland in miniature”. Arran features a unique split between the dramatic Highland landscape in the north, and the soft rolling countryside of the Lowlands in the south.
Be sure to book your south Ayrshire get away today, and experience all the beauty Scotland has to offer