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South Ayrshire

South Ayrshire has a distinctive appeal to visitors - long sandy beaches; rolling countryside; market towns and rural villages, a rich built and cultural heritage unrivalled golf and sporting opportunities; and a host of other leisure and recreational facilities make it a must visit must return destination

Excellent air, sea, rail and road links make South Ayrshire quickly and easily accessible. South Ayrshire offers a wide selection of quality assured accommodation from hotels to bed and breakfast and self catering establishments to suit all preferences and budgets that are available all year round. When it comes to wining and dining, South Ayrshire boasts a wide array of restaurants, bistros and bars, many serving local produce to suit all tastes and pockets.

Tourism forms an important part of the local economy in South Ayrshire, attracting more than 1.4 million visitors to the region annually, supporting nearly 4000 jobs and has an economic benefit of over £200 million to the region.

Things to do in South Ayrshire

South Ayrshire offers a wide selection of things to do.

Add to this golf, football, sailing, angling, bowling, shopping, night life, beaches and promenades, gardens and parks, scenic paths plus much, much more, you can be as busy or a leisurely as you choose. With a year round programme of indoor and outdoor events, South Ayrshire has international appeal with something for everyone.

More information

To find out more, or to make travel and accommodation arrangements please contact:


Traveline Scotland

Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry

South Ayrshire Council
Tel: +44 (0) 300 123 0900