Rozelle House and the Maclaurin Galleries

Access Information

Rozelle House is an ‘A’ listed building. An elevator and disabled toilet facilities have been installed. All public areas over three floors are now wheelchair accessible. However, some Fire-doors may require assistance to open and pass through. We are trying to rectify this.

The Courtyard has been re-laid with slabs making the surface level.

The Maclaurin Galleries, Tearoom and Gallery toilets are all on the ground floor. There is car parking outside the House and Galleries and reserved parking for Blue Badge holders.

Facilities: In addition to the Ladies and Gents toilets, there are two accessible toilets in Rozelle House, one with a Baby-change facility at wheelchair height. Both Ladies and Gents toilets have baby-change facilities. The Galleries and Tearoom support breast-feeding although there is currently no private area for this. The Tearoom will heat baby food if requested. The ground floor accessible toilet requires a RADAR key. (RADAR is a UK national key scheme for disabled toilets: If you are not in possession of such a key, one is available from either the staff in the Tearoom or the staff in the Maclaurin Galleries.

There is level access to the Maclaurin Galleries and through to Rozelle House and Tearoom with access for standard wheelchairs. Two wheelchairs are available for visitor use. Please telephone the galleries in advance of your visit if you have particular concerns about access or facilities.

By Bus
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By train
Ayr is accessible by train starting from Stranraer, Carlisle, Glasgow, Girvan, Kilmarnock and many more. There are taxis and buses near the station available to continue your journey to Rozelle.

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On foot
Rozelle is about a 30 minute brisk walk from Ayr Train Station and town centre. From Ayr Railway Station, cross into Burns Statue Square, walk past the Odeon cinema to Killock Place. Turn left along Killock Place into Beresford Terrace and walk Southwards past Grammar Primary School. Continue along Carrick Road and into Monument Road. Continue along Monument Road and Rozelle House is on the left-hand side.

The McKechnie Institute

Access Information
The McKechnie Institute is a 'B' listed building and visitors should be aware that at present there is no lift access to the upper floor of the building. However, there is level access to all rooms on the ground floor and a disabled toilet. There is limited parking around the building and it is most sensible to park in the large car park behind the Bank of Scotland on Dalrymple Street.

By Train
There is a train service to Girvan from Ayr and Stranraer. Trains from Glasgow also run directly to Girvan. The McKechnie Institute is about a 10 minute walk from the train station and is located in the town centre.

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By Bus
The number 58 and 60 buses go from Ayr bus station to Girvan roughly every hour. They stop on Dalrymple Street by the McKechnie Institute or at Girvan Harbour (just round the corner form the McKechnie) at different times during the day. These buses also stop in Burns Statue Square in Ayr (right beside Ayr Train Station).

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