Irvine is a Scottish industrial town with historical roots that stretch deep into Scotland's past. Irvine is the perfect destination for anyone looking for some insights into traditional Scottish culture - and the locals are very friendly too! The town boasts the oldest running Burns Club in Scotland, and the “heckling shed” is where the Bard did much of his work in the early 1780s.
Exploring Irvine and North Ayrshire
Irvine is also home to a lovely beach and harbour, and makes for the ideal location to base your Ayrshire trip from. Use the Expedia search tool to book your Irvine accomodation, where you’ll find a variety of two, three, and four star hotels, as well as bed & breakfasts and guesthouses.
The Ayrshire countryside is one of the Scotland’s most pleasant and picturesque regions, and there are few better ways to discover all its secrets than by setting off by car or bicycle to explore. On the northern coast you’ll find a number of repaired and ruined castles, including the 13th century Portencross Castle, which overlooks the Firth of Clyde.
Ayrshire is an enchanting part of Scotland that you won't forget in a hurry.