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 Things To Do in Ayrshire

On the beautiful Clyde Coast, Ayrshire has a lot to offer both holiday makers and residents.  Brimming in history with ancient castles, overflowing in beauty with country parks and countryside walks and abundant in outdoor activities from its famous golf courses to clay pigeon shooting and a dry ski slope, there is more than enough to keep everyone entertained.

Countryside Walks

The surrounding countryside is rich in wild life and country walks abound try www.east-ayrshire.gov.uk/ivrp/pathsnetwork.htm.  The paths networks around the immediate countryside are really quite extensive and allow for walking, riding and cycling for all ages and disciplines.

Golf

Golf is more a way of life rather than a sport and we have more than 30 golf courses within 30 minutes drive from Loudoun Mains - 2 of which are open championship courses (Troon and Prestwick) and of course Loch Lomond and Turnberry are less than 1hour away, try www.roodleahouse.com or www.loudoungowfclub.co.uk which is only 5 mins from Loudoun Mains.

Sports

For more robust there is a fantastic dry ski slope in Newmilns, which caters for Skiing, Snowboarding and Mountain boarding, try www.skinewmilns.co.uk

Cowans Law offers a fantastic day out for Clay pigeon shooting, quad biking and Fishing.

Kids Activities

Juniper Jungle Kids soft play 5 mins away provides a welcome rest for busy parents and the foods great too.
The Science Centre Glasgow Science Centre is one of Scotland's must-see visitor attractions - presenting concepts of science and technology in unique and inspiring ways.
Odeon Cinema in Kilmarknock showing all the latest film releases.
Heads of Ayr Farm Park At Heads of Ayr Farm Park - whatever the weather - you'll find plenty to see and do, with activities for all ages.
Go Karting and 10 Pin Bowling at The Garage in kilmarnock has 12 lanes, and with fully computerised scoring, tenpin bowling has never been easier.

Tourist Attractions

There are many tourist attractions in area including;

Culzean Castle What you see at Culzean Castle today is a result of many years of careful restoration by the National Trust for Scotland, that has united the different stages of Culzean's aesthetic history.
Dundonald Castle Dundonald Castle is in its own renaissance period. The castle has been transformed over the past ten years and more into one of the must visit attractions in Ayrshire.
Vikingar The main attraction is the Viking Experience, which has interactive exhibits with storytellers telling Viking tales and myths.
Burns Natinoal Heritage Park The Park offers visitors a chance to experience the rich heritage of Burns within the environment that inspired his imagination.
New Lanark Centre Award winning Visitor Centre. Beautifully restored 18th century cotton mill village nestled in the spectacular south Lanarkshire valley in southern Scotland, close to the Falls of Clyde and less than an hour from Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Kelburn Castle Kelburn Castle provides an impressive background to exotic gardens, famous tress and many features of historical interest.
Ayrshire Atrractions Other attractions in and around Ayrshire.