The Alloway Auld Kirk, which dates back to the 16th Century, is now a ruin but celebrated as the scene of the witches’ dance in the poem Tam o’ Shanter Read more [...]
Nearest Things To Do Ayrshire
Heading to Ayrshire and looking for something to do or a place to visit. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Ayrshire coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Ayrshire day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Ayrshire activity.
The New Cumnock outdoor heated swimming pool was built in the 1960’s but went through extensive refurbishment in 2017. The pool is open daily.
Ailsa Craig is an island of 219.69 acres in the outer Firth of Clyde where blue hone granite was quarried to make curling stones. The now uninhabited island is 2 Read more [...]
The Pencil monument is situated by Pencil Beach near to Largs Marina. Built in 1912, to commemorate the Battle of Largs 1263, when the Scots defeated King Haco of Norway’s Read more [...]
Caisteal Abhail is a mountain on the isle of Arran in Ayrshire, Scotland. The mountain forms the main part of a view known as ‘The Sleeping Warrior’ due to its Read more [...]
The Cathedral of the Isles is a Scottish Episcopal Church in Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae, North Ayrshire. Built in the mid 19th century, the cathedral was designed by Read more [...]
Culzean Castle is one of Scotland’s best-known castles and is situated on a clifftop overlooking the South Ayrshire coast near the town of Maybole. The family seat of the Kennedy Read more [...]
Girvan lifeboat station was established in 1865 and now operates an all-weather lifeboat from Girvan harbour. RNLI shop and station open during the summer and restricted times outside of the Read more [...]
Brig O’Doon is a late medieval bridge that crosses the River Doon near Alloway. The bridge is a single arched bridge, with a steeply humped span of 72 feet (22 Read more [...]
Less than 20 years after Burns’ death, a committee of his strongest supporters wanted a monument. This is a 70-foot high Grecian-style temple, designed by Sir Thomas Hamilton, complete with Read more [...]
Holy Isle is on the Firth of Clyde within Lamlash Bay on the larger island of Arran. The island is approx. 1.9 miles (3km) long and around half a mile Read more [...]