View of Culzean Castle and its beautiful gardens.

Culzean Castle and Country Park is a must-see on any visit to South Ayrshire. Designed by 18th century, celebrity architect Robert Adam, it’s simply spectacular,...

Exterior of the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum showing the cafe and surrounding landscape.

What better place to find out about Robert Burns than in Alloway, at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum? There, you’ll not only see the most significant collection...

Robert Burn's famous cottage with its thatched roof

Alloway is the birthplace of internationally renowned poet Robert Burns and a trip here would not be complete without a visit to...

The Batchelor's Club cream building with a thatched roof.

The Bachelor’s Club is situated on Sandgate Street in the farming village of Tarbolton, and is now a small museum...

The garden of Souter Johnnie's Cottage with four stone statues.

The character of Souter Johnnie became famous worldwide thanks to his appearance in just a few lines of the famous...

front of rozelle house

Located in picturesque Rozelle Park, Ayr, Rozelle House Museum and Galleries displays objects, artefacts and works of art from the...

inside the maclurin art gallery

The Maclaurin Trust was established following the bequest of Mrs Mary Ellen Maclaurin who died in 1971, who wished to...

Exterior of the McKechnie Institute. A large building of red sandstone with lots of windows.

Girvan’s cultural hub, featuring a permanent display of artefacts highlighting the town’s heritage, the McKechnie Institute also hosts a regular...

An outside view of the Electic Brae Gallery next to the sea.

Located on the beautiful Ayrshire coastline, the Electric Brae Gallery is run by Roddy & Alison McKenzie. Exhibitions are held...

Red gun on display at Cromwell's Citadel

Ayr Citadel was built in 1657 on the command of Oliver Cromwell, after the English Civil War and the abolition...

A view of this large T shaped historic building large stone walls and wooden verandas

Loudon Hall was built around 1513 by James Tait, a wealthy burgess of Ayr. It’s one of the earliest examples...

The large Grecian-style monument in memory of Robert Burns.

Soon after the death of the great bard a committee of his greatest supporters set about memorialising the man. The...

ruin of turnberry castle

Lyon Tours Scotland provides guiding services for a variety of tours in South Ayrshire or throughout Scotland. These tours are...

red railings with Ayrshire archives sign

Ayrshire Archives is the local authority archive service for South Ayrshire Council, East Ayrshire Council and North Ayrshire Council.The Ayrshire...