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Ayrshire

Ayrshire in Scotland’s south west has miles of quiet coastline and is a region just waiting to be explored, rich in beauty and awash with cultural heritage.

Positioned between the rugged heights of the Galloway Hills in the south and the Firth of Clyde to the north, a holiday in this area provides a wealth of wonderful vistas and lots of fantastic activities and days out.

We have years of experience of offering holiday cottages in Ayrshire to our holidaymakers so why not let us suggest a few things to see and do.

Culzean Castle and Country Park is typical of Ayrshire’s undoubted charms. This huge castle is one of Scotland’s most beloved and once you visit you’ll see why. Set off the south Ayrshire coast it tells the tale of the Kennedys, one of Scotland’s most famous families, whose history can be traced back to Robert the Bruce. Culzean still contains the family’s trophies; the house and stunning grounds, stand as magnificent tributes to its heritage.

Robert Burns is probably Ayrshire’s most famous former resident and one of Scotland’s favourite sons. The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in the village of Alloway is a fascinating tribute and a great visitor attraction in its own right. The nearby Burns Monument and Gardens prove an equally popular tribute and offer a fantastic opportunity to brush up on Scottish culture and history while admiring your idyllic surroundings.

Dean Castle and Country Park is undoubtedly one of the region’s best-kept secrets. Explore the castle’s fascinating history before taking a leisurely stroll in the grounds and enjoy a host of activities in the 200 acre park. You can even bring the dog!

Ayrshire’s varied landscape makes it perfect for a variety of different holidays. Pet owners and those looking for active breaks will find a wealth of activities in the rugged hills and lowlands. If you’d prefer a more relaxed pace, you’ll find a number of excellent golf courses that take advantage of the beautiful scenery.

The region’s colorful history and rich heritage makes it perfect for those looking for a more involving exploration of their holiday destination.

If you’re ready to begin your exploration take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Ayrshire today.
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86 cottages are available
  • Skelmorlie, by Largs, Ayrshire
    Skelmorlie, by Largs, Ayrshire×

    Manor Park - Ardmore

    Skelmorlie, by Largs, Ayrshire

    5
    2
    2
    1
    Ref: SP19
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Charming stable block apartments, close to Victorian manor house

    Set in 15-acres beautiful grounds with...

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  • Ballantrae, near Girvan, Ayrshire
    Ballantrae, near Girvan, Ayrshire×

    Balnowlart Bungalow

    Ballantrae, near Girvan, Ayrshire

    5
    3
    1
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    Ref: 30556
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Open Fire


    Situated close to a working farm, this lovely detached holiday lodge is in a superb position overlooking the...

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  • Straiton, near Maybole, Ayrshire
    Straiton, near Maybole, Ayrshire×

    Blairquhan Castle Estate - Farrer Cottage

    Straiton, near Maybole, Ayrshire

    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: SSAL
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    These historic cottages (refs SSAJ to SSAQ) are set within the stunning Blairquhan Castle Estate in a beautiful...

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  • West Kilbride, Ayrshire
    West Kilbride, Ayrshire×

    Underhill Cottage

    West Kilbride, Ayrshire

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    3
    2
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    Ref: CC539021
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    Underhill Cottage is a perfect hideaway conveniently located on Scotland’s beautiful west coast. Situated just on...
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  • near Ardrossan, Ayrshire
    near Ardrossan, Ayrshire×
    6
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    1
    Ref: UK5304
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Sea View
    Situated just yards from a lovely sandy beach, this single-storey lodge, adjacent to the owner’s home, boasts...
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  • Dailly near Girvan, Ayrshire
    Dailly near Girvan, Ayrshire×

    85 Brunston Castle

    Dailly near Girvan, Ayrshire

    6
    3
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    Ref: UK5020
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location
    85 Brunston Castle is a charming lodge located in a magnificent rural location close to dramatic coastlines, sandy...
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  • Ardmillan by Girvan, Ayrshire
    Ardmillan by Girvan, Ayrshire×

    Gardener’s Cottage

    Ardmillan by Girvan, Ayrshire

    6
    2
    2
    3
    Ref: CC539014
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    This beautifully appointed single storey cottage with its delightful sea and countryside views is over 100 years old and...
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  • Alloway, near Ayr, Ayrshire
    Alloway, near Ayr, Ayrshire×

    Auchendrane Stables - No 1 The Stables

    Alloway, near Ayr, Ayrshire

    6
    3
    2
    2
    Ref: UKC845
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    Situated on the owners’ beautiful small estate, with river and woodland walks direct from the door, these...

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  • Straiton, near Maybole, Ayrshire
    Straiton, near Maybole, Ayrshire×

    Blairquhan Castle Estate - Kennedy Cottage

    Straiton, near Maybole, Ayrshire

    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: SSAN
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    These historic cottages (refs SSAJ to SSAQ) are set within the stunning Blairquhan Castle Estate in a beautiful...

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  • Girvan, Ayrshire
    Girvan, Ayrshire×

    The Cottage

    Girvan, Ayrshire

    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: 17725
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire - Baby and Toddler Friendly

    Set within the quiet Ayrshire countryside on a working farm this attractive spacious farm house makes a great holiday...

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  • Ballantrae, near Girvan, Ayrshire
    Ballantrae, near Girvan, Ayrshire×

    Balnowlart Lodge

    Ballantrae, near Girvan, Ayrshire

    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: 29760
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire


    This lovely, little, detached holiday lodge has a superb position overlooking the verdant valleys running down...

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  • Galston, near Ayr, Ayrshire
    Galston, near Ayr, Ayrshire×

    Rosebud Cottage

    Galston, near Ayr, Ayrshire

    6
    2
    2
    2
    Ref: 24982
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove - Baby and Toddler Friendly


    Situated on a hilltop with panoramic views, this detached holiday cottage has been renovated to a good standard...

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