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There are many reasons to visit Ayrshire, so many in fact that it is not possible to fit them all on one page, so here are some highlights:
culzean castle

Culzean Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland

Culzean Castle is the perfect place for a day out whether you're a keen walker, enjoy admiring gardens, have an interest in architecture or just enjoy soaking up some history.
Standing on a cliff top overlooking the Firth of Clyde, the castle has been associated with the Kennedy family since the 14th century and was converted by Robert Adam between 1777 and 1792.
Culzean also has a strong link with President Eisenhower, as the top-floor apartment was presented to him for his lifetime in recognition of his role during World War II. Now, you can stay in the impressive Eisenhower Apartment as a paying guest.
The property is set in nearly 600 acres of stunning countryside and miles of waymarked paths lead visitors through majestic woodland and past secluded ponds.

Ayr Beach

One of the best beaches in Scotland, Ayr Beach has been awarded a Seaside Award from Keep Scotland Beautiful.
Mostly sand, Ayr Beach is a great location for picnics and sandcastle building, with a good expanse of grass for children to play on. Admire beautiful views of Ailsa Craig, the Isle of Arran and on a clear day - Pladda.
A great range of fun facilities are located adjacent to Ayr Beach, including a putting green, crazy golf and children’s play area.
Ayr’s Low Green, a large expanse of green grass is a wonderful place to take a picnic or play ball games with family and friends.
Part of the Sustrans National Cycle Route 7, the seafront at Ayr Beach is also a wonderful place to explore on two wheels.
golf in ayr with a view of the isle of arran

Golf in Ayrshire

As the home of Open Golf Ayrshire offers a depth in quantity and quality that cannot be beaten. With 3 Open Championship Golf Courses (Old Prestwick, Royal Troon and Turnberry) in close proximity Hotel Kylestrome location ensures that you are at the centre of things.
With 2 other courses also within a mile (Seafield and Belle Isle) and 20 throughout the county there is something for every standard and budget.

Ayr Racecourse

Staying at Hotel Kylestrome means you will have Scotland's premier Racecourse on your door step. With events held throughout the year, including The Scottish Grand National, there are many opportunities to have a flutter.
Well known for their legendary days out the Ayr Racecourse is a venue not to be missed!

Heritage

Known as Burns country, Ayrshire is rich with evidence of the life and work of Robert Burns. The Burns cottage and Heritage Park is nearby and The Burns an' a' that festival is held every year toward the end of May.
Ayrshire is also blessed with many historic buildings including Culzean Castle and Country Park, and the Burns monument in Alloway.