Horizon Hotel Ayr

Boasting stunning panoramic views over the Clyde to the Isle of Arran, and only 5-minutes’ walk from Ayr town centre, the Horizon Hotel presents itself as the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful scenery of Ayrshire. The hotel is a highly recommended choice for golf breaks, with over 30 superb courses in the Ayrshire area. Why not take advantage of the hotel’s complimentary tee-off booking service, available to all guests?

Brisbane House Hotel Ayrshire

The contemporary Brisbane House Hotel is located on the seafront promenade of Largs in North Ayrshire, offering magnificent views of Millport and the West coast of Scotland. This hotel has 24 stylish bedrooms, free Wi-Fi access, and tea and coffee making facilities. Many of the rooms have fantastic sea views

The Fenwick Hotel Ayrshire

Featuring stylish décor and luxurious dining, this elegant hotel is in the picturesque historic village of Fenwick. Centrally located in Ayrshire but just a 20-minute drive from the coast. The Fenwick Hotel has spacious, classically furnished rooms, en suite, tea and coffee, Free Wifi, and each room with a flat-screen TV.

Visitors to Ayrshire & Arran will want to stay a little longer, regardless of how long your holiday is and will be sure to return. You will be spoiled by its stunning scenery, superior golf courses, walking, sailing, surfing, fishing activities, which are complemented by some of the best indoor activities on offer in Scotland.

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe lived for a short time in Irvine in Ayrshire. His foster father John Allen was born there, and in 1815 the family crossed the Atlantic to begin a lengthy trip to Britain. For a time, the 10-year-old Poe studied at the Grammar School in Kirkgatehead while living in a house at Bridgegate.


Mauchline in Ayrshire has the only curling stone factory in Britain. Andrew Kay & Co and their forerunners in the town have made curling stones there since 1851. The stone used is granite from Ailsa Craig, exclusive to Kays.

Elvis Presley

Prestwick Airport is the only bit of Britain that Elvis set foot on. On March 3rd, 1960, the plane returning him to the USA from his military service in Germany stopped there to refuel. Elvis was greeted by 1000 fans, some of whom got autographs from The King, who spoke about tour plans that included Scotland – but he never made it back

Sir Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming was born on 6th August 1881 and died on 11th March 1955. He was a Scottish biologist and pharmacologist, best known for his discovery of the antibiotic penicillin in 1928, for which he shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1945 with Florey and Chain. Fleming was born in East Ayrshire, Scotland, the third of four children from his father's second marriage.

Ayrshire Is A Must Visit With it's Stunning Scenery

Ayrshire's scenery is in places breathtaking and patently different from the popular views of the Highlands.

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