About Alloway

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.

Find out more


Things To Do

Story stroll katie morag willow sculpture

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...
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...
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...
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...
wood carving

Remembrance Woodland, Rozelle

South Ayrshire Council’s poignant Remembrance Woodland – featuring a stunning tree sculpture trail – was created as part of the...
cyclist going through old railway line tunnel

Old Railway Line

The banking of the old railway line along the eastern and southern boundaries of Ayr have naturally regenerated over the...

What's On

Fresh ayr folk festival
9 - 11 August 2024
See website

Fresh Ayr Folk Fest

Sign up for our newsletter

Get the latest Destination South Ayrshire news and events delivered straight to your inbox…

Copyright © 2024 Destination South Ayrshire. Provided by South Ayrshire Council.