View of the famous Tam' o' shanter Brig o' Doon.


Whether you like poetry and picnics, or flowers and fine food, the leafy, green spaces of Alloway hold something for everyone.

The birthplace of Robert Burns, it’s busy with tourists from all over the world, but holds a peaceful, otherworldly charm. The museum has everything from original works to interactive, digital games, and a great choice of tasty food in the restaurant or well-kept gardens.

A short walk away, you’ll find the Burns Monument and Memorial Gardens, the eerie Auld Kirk, and the iconic 15th century Brig o’ Doon. At Rozelle Park you’ll find the popular Rozelle House Museums and Galleries, and at neighbouring Belleisle there are two visitor-friendly golf courses and a fabulous children’s play park.

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Things To Do

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Story Stroll at Rozelle Park

Story Stroll is a family-friendly self-led trail around Rozelle Park where you will encounter some recognisable characters from your favourite stories, all with a Scottish...
Burns cottage

Burns Cottage

Alloway is the birthplace of internationally renowned poet Robert Burns and a trip here would not be complete without a visit to the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, which...
Ronald Rae Sculpture

Ronald Rae Sculptures

The Ronald Rae Sculptures titled ‘Tragic Sacrifice of Christ’ comprises five sculptures in Rozelle Park to the rear of Rozelle House. The oldest granite is...
The pond at rozelle

Rozelle Estate

Rozelle Estate is now a beautiful park, gifted to the public in 1968. The gardens combine mature woodland, rhododendron walks and an ornamental pond; and it’s a relaxing place to visit for a walk,...
wood carving

Remembrance Woodland, Rozelle

South Ayrshire Council’s poignant Remembrance Woodland – featuring a stunning tree sculpture trail – was created as part of the WW1 Centenary Commemorations 2014-2018, and...
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Old Railway Line

The banking of the old railway line along the eastern and southern boundaries of Ayr have naturally regenerated over the years, providing a wonderful wildlife...

What's On

Image of Jupiter+ Storefront with Rachel Maclean posing in front of it.
22 September - 23 December 2023
Wednesday - Sunday, 11am - 5pm

Rachel Maclean: Jupiter+

Graphic illustration of young girl with red hair dancing in the street at night.
11 November 2023 - 4 February 2024
See listing for opening times

The Graphic Novel World of Metaphrog Exhibition

Festive stars lit up
Throughout November and December
Various times

Festive North Carrick

Two pieces of artwork side by side. converge:diverge Gordon Cockburn and Ronald Rae. Joint retrospective - a conversation over five decades
18 November 2023 - 28 January 2024
See listing for opening hours


A blue background with a glass slipper and the heading Cinderella.
Friday 1 December 2023 to Sunday 7 January 2024
2pm, 12pm and 6.30pm
Prices variable – please see individual performances


A picture of Santa and Mrs Claus sining carols.
Wednesday 6 December 2023

Rotary Club of Prestwick's Annual Carol Concert

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