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family days out ayrshire BLACKSTONE CLYDESDALES

Blackstone Farm Rigg Road, Cumnock, East Ayrshire KA18 3JJ 

Get yourself an exhilarating experience with our beautiful Clydesdales. At Blackstone Clydesdales we offer you an experience unique and tailor made just for you. You will get the chance to look after and prepare some of our amazing Clydesdale Horses; Go on a Clydesdale Trek; Meet the farm animals with a unique chance to have a Highland Cow, Donkey, Alpaca or Pig, eating from your hand.

This is a bespoke experience and will vary depending on your requirements and weather. Available all year on a pre book basis. The great outdoors the perfect place to refresh both the body and soul.

Tel: 01290 421639 / 07785522735

Burns Monument Centre & Kay Park
Kay Park, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire.KA3 7RU
Tel: 01563 576695

robert burns birthplace museum
Murdoch's Lone, Alloway, Ayr. South Ayrshire. KA7 4PQ
Tel: 01292 443 700

family days out ayrshire Culzean Castle & Country Park

 Maybole, South Ayrshire KA19 8LE 

Culzean Castle in Ayrshire is one of Scotland's best loved Castles, offering something for everyone to enjoy. Situated on the South Ayrshire coast, just off the A719.

Culzean has a long tradition of welcoming local people, members of The National Trust for Scotland and holiday makers from all around the world. During the Summer Season, the Castle, gardens, Visitor Centre, shops and restaurants are open daily from Easter Till October inclusive

Tel: 0844 4932149

Dalgarvin Mill
Kilwinning, North Ayrshire. KA13 6PL
Tel 01294 552448

days out ayrshire Dean Castle & Country Park

 Dean Rd, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire KA3 1XB

Dean Castle Country Park is a fascinating place to visit for all ages

The Country Park, covering over 200 acres, boasts beautiful woodland walks, adventure playground, pets corner, visitor centre, tearoom, shop and a fantastic 14th century castle housing world class collections including historic weapons, armour and musical instruments.

A FREE day out for all the family.

 Tel 01563 522702

Dundonald Castle & Visitor Centre

Winehouse Yett, Dundonald, Kilmarnock,East Ayrshire KA2 9HD

For a great place to visit in Ayrshire, come and explore Dundonald Castle.

Situated in rural Ayrshire, against a spectacular coastal backdrop, Dundonald Castle is a monument which stands as testimony, not only to the origins of the Royal Stewart dynasty, but also to the development of the nation of Scotland itself.

But it's more than a visitor attraction. With weddings, musical events and even serving as a film venue, Dundonald Castle is increasingly a living castle, contributing not only as a stopping point for visitors but also as a focus for the local community.

Tel: 01563 851489

Eglinton Park
The Visitor Centre, Eglinton, Irvine, North Ayrshire KA12 8TA
Tel: 01294 551776

heads of ayr farm park ayrshire heads of ayr farm Park

 Alloway by Ayr South Ayrshire. KA7 4LD

Heads Of Ayr Farm Park whatever the weather there is always something to do. Activities include Play N´ Wild adventure barn, Fowl Play foam cannon game, quad bikes, electric diggers, giant sand pit, trampolines, ringo sledging, a giant aerial runway and jumping pillows, even water activities with bumper boats (dodgems on water!), quacky racers and a water wars catapult game!

As well as all our fun activities we have many different animals for you to meet and learn all about. We also have Roosters barn cafe a coffee bar and a gift shop on site.

 Tel 01292 441210


 Power Station Rd, Hunterston, West Kilbride, KA23 9QX

Looking for a family day out in Ayrshire with a difference?

Come and visit Hunterston B Power Station and Visitor Centre where you can find out more about our nuclear power station operations, how we generate electricity and more about EDF Energy. The visitor centres are open for you to visit between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday. All station tours require advanced booking. Tours will be available at the weekend, subject to availability and demand.


 Tel 01294 826008

Kelburn Castle & Country Park
 Kelburn Estate, Fairlie, Largs, North Ayrshire KA29 0BE 
Tel: 01475 568685

places to visit ayrshirefamily days out in ayrshire scottish maritime museum

Harbourside, Irvine. North Ayrshire.KA12 8QE

At The Scottish Maritime Museum In Irivne you can build and test your own model boat, or learn to manoeuvre a remote-controlled boat in our indoor boating ponds. See our collection of floating vessels, including Spartan, Scotland’s last Scottish-built puffer, the harbour tug Garnock, and Carola, a steam yacht built in 1898. Learn about Scotland’s importance to maritime history.

Visit the shipyard worker’s tenement flat, a ‘room and kitchen’ restored to its pre-1920’s appearance. This is just a taster of what to see. Sea it all at the Maritme!

Tel 01294 278283

vikingar largs Vikingar

 40 Greenock Road, Largs.North Ayrshire. KA30 8QL

The award winning Vikingar! is situated adjacent to the promenade in the beautiful coastal town of Largs. Which includes the historical and action packed Viking Experience, the Barrfields Pavilion Theatre, and a 4 lane 25m pool , making Vikingar! the ideal day out for all the family.
Tel 01475 689777‎

Outdoor Fun Parks

Beach Park - Ayr
Ayr Seafront next to Pavillion

Outdoor Fun Park
Apollo Leisure , The Esplanade, Saltcoats, North Ayrshire.
Tel: 01294 471777  

family days out in ayrshire

For a family day out in Ayrshire your spoilt for choice. There’s everything from adrenaline-fuelled karting, quads and racing. Leisure and activity centres offer lots of indoor fun, whilst outdoors there are country parks, wildlife reserves and farm parks.

Or if you prefer to exercise their imaginations, delve into the past with marauding Vikings, mining and maritime marvels, fairytale castles, ghostly mysteries and of course Robert Burns.