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|day trips in ayrshire & galloway|
Enjoy a days out in Ayrshire and sourrounding areas by rail and minibus on the scenic Galloway Line linking Stranraer and Ayr.
Travel up one of the steepest railway lines in Britain, see Ailsa Craig and Arran and the three Kingdoms of Ireland, Man and Scotland. Sample whisky at Bladnoch, see the ancestral homelands of Robert the Bruce, visit Castles and Abbeys and Scotland's Lands End – the Mull of Galloway. All this with a ScotRail and SAYLSA rail and minibus tour.
|Tel: 01465 714665||Click here for more details|
|Largs Yacht Haven, Irvine Road, Largs.North Ayrshire. KA30 8EZ|
|Tel 0845 257 0404||www.cumbraevoyages.co.uk|
|11 Highet Gardens . Irvine .North Ayrshire. KA12 8RQ|
|Tel 01294 270160||www.kintyreexpress.com|
|Waverley Excursions Ltd|
Magnificently restored with towering funnels, timber decks, gleaming varnish and brass. See and hear the mighty engines - they will provide a whiff of nostalgia for some but are sure to impress all!
|Tel 0845 1304647||www.waverleyexcursions.co.uk|
|AYR TOURS BY TRIKE TOURS SCOTLAND|
|Tel 0800 056 7779||www.triketoursscotland.com|
|Walk About Ayr Auld Town|
TOUR 1: Take a walk about Alloway, Rabbie’s birthplace, with the Bard himself, visiting its many attractions including the Brig o’ Doon and the Auld Kirk from his famous tale of Tam o’ Shanter.
|Tel: 07867 510 165||www.walkaboutayr.com|
From cliff top castles and sweeping seascapes to urban skylines, industrial heritage and an abundance of nature, there is so much to explore in Ayrshire – be that under your own steam, a specialist provider or via the excellent public transport network.
Scenic train journeys and leisurely coach trips are great ways to sit back and enjoy the spectacular Ayrshire scenery, whilst ferry sailings to Arran, Cumbrae and Bute are a pleasure in themselves. Watch out for the Waverley paddle steamer, or charter a boat or executive coach for your own exclusive use.
For a really different view, take to the skies in a helicopter – or if you prefer to keep your feet on the ground, try a guided town centre or country park tour.