places to visit in ayrshire

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Galleries / Exhibitions

McLaurin Art Galleries
C/ O Rozelle House Galleries,Rozelle Park, Monument Road. Ayr. KA7 4NQ
Tel: 01292 443708  

Rozelle House Galleries
Rozelle Park, Monument Road, Ayr .KA7 4NQ
Tel: 01292 445447  

McKechnie Institute
Dalrymple Street, Girvan. KA26 9AE
Tel: 01465 713643  

The Dick Institute
Elmbank Avenue, Kilmarnock. KA1 3BU
Tel: 01563 554300

craft town scotland

Located on the scenic Ayrshire coast overlooking Arran, Craft Town Scotland aims to highlighting the diverse range of work produced by professionals from both traditional and contemporary craft practice. 

There are currently six craft studios operating within West Kilbride as part of Craft Town Scotland, a VisitScotland 3-star Visitor Attraction. 

Please see website for full contact details makers hours may vary so if you are travelling a long distance please call ahead to avoid disappointment! 

Tel: 01294 829179

Harbour Arts Centre

 Harbour Street, Irvine. KA12 8PZ

Tel: 01294 274059 harbourtartscentre

Craft Shops

craft shops in ayrshire Craft Daft Ceramic & Craft Studio
 2 Cow Wynd Alloway Street, Ayr.South Ayrshire. KA7 1SP

The Ayr shop is situated in Ayr Town centre, 100 yards from the railway station. We have full disabled access/facilities and there is a public car park to the rear. We are open 7 days a week from 10am (Sundays 12.00am) and with seating for over 100 (over 2 floors), we cater for individuals and every size of groups.

Tel 01292 280844

Wk initiative centre
86 Main Street, West Kilbride. KA23 9AP
Tel 01294 822266

Rozelle Craft Shop
Monument Road, Ayr. South Ayrshire. KA74NQ
Tel 01292 445447  


Are we nearly there yet? Well, yes….in Ayrshire you’re never far from a great family day out, and a warm welcome.

There’s everything from sky-high rides to 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.

Oh, and don’t forget, one very, very important thing – wherever you go, always try some of Ayrshire’s famous ice cream!