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Troon Yacht haven filled with yachts.


The charming resort of Troon is a great choice for a day at the beach of a relaxed seaside holiday. Royal Troon Golf Club has hosted many British Open Golf Championships, and the town is perfectly set up for visitors of all ages and nationalities.  

Troon has clean, sandy beaches with gorgeous views to Arran, Lady Isle and Ailsa Craig. The waters are safe for bathing, and they’re very popular for open water swimming, paddle boarding and surfing. You’ll see happy children playing in the shallows, and the esplanade is a great place to walk or cycle, with lots of free parking nearby. 

The busy, working harbour is home to curious seals and to Ayrshire’s fish market. It supplies locally caught fish and seafood to the shops and busy restaurants in Troon, and at Troon Yacht Haven, a fantastic place for yachting enthusiasts. 


Eat and Drink

fish and chips and a burger

Red Bowl Restaurant at Piersland House

Red Bowl Restaurant at Piersland House is cool, contemporary and is open from Friday to Sunday every week. You can expect great home cooked food with service that not only complements the food but the vibrant surroundings John Rae and his t...
A traditionally decorated lounge bar seating area

South Beach Hotel

Dining at South Beach Hotel is one of the most important parts of our guests’ experience. All of our menus use fresh local produce to give a genuine taste of Scotland. We also have a comprehensive drinks list offering a fine selection of wines, beers, s...
A waiter with well presented dishes


With superb food, friendly, attentive service, and iconic views towards the Isle of Arran and Ailsa Craig, Scotts bar and restaurant is the perfect location for an early morning breakfast, a casual coffee, a leisurely lunch, or an unforgettable night ou...
Curved window seating round tables

Lido Troon

Styled with luxurious materials, a high-octane open kitchen and a beautiful private dining space, Lido is the perfect, all-day café, bar and brasserie. When it comes to cooking, we’re all about simple, delicious dishes with a subtle Mediterranean influe...
A dram of whisky with some dinner and wine

The 1897 Restaurant at Marine Troon

The 1897 Restaurant at Marine Troon is open to both hotel guests and non-residents daily, guests can enjoy meals throughout the day. From an a la carte breakfast, to lunch on the outdoor terrace and dinner overlooking the Ayrshire Coast, the 1897 Restau...
A roast dinner

Old Loans Inn

The Old Loans Inn is a popular country pub, restaurant and hotel with an excellent menu choice to suit all tastes and budgets. Situated in the quaint village of Loans on the outskirts of Troon, the Old Loans Inn is the ideal place to enjoy a relaxing...


red camper van

Cherry Campervan

Cherry is our beloved VW camper – juicy, red and raring to go on adventures! Cherry was converted to the highest standards with a high quality finish throughout, boasting two spacious double beds provided by the foldable back seats and the extendable ro...
large villa surrounded by gardens

Bentinck House

This sumptuous period property has four-poster canopy beds in the master and second bedrooms. Perfect for golfers, romantic getaways, family and business trips. The apartment forms the entire first floor of a unique property dating from 1904. Renovated ...
White victorian building with a conservatory

South Beach Hotel

Privately owned and run 32 bedroom sea front hotel located in Troon specialising in golfing breaks catering for all tourists and business clientele , 2 bars 80 seater restaurant outside dinning in our pergola and garden self contained function suit 120 ...
Exterior of Old Loans Inn

Old Loans Inn

A stunning 20-bedroom boutique hotel on the outskirts of Troon with some of the finest bedrooms in Ayrshire. Enjoy exceptional Scottish hospitality at this SimpsInns venue which was named Small Hotel of the Year for three consecutive years. Excellent me...
a grand victorian sandstone hotel

Marine Troon

Marine Troon’s Victorian grandeur and stunning links and location make for an unforgettable stay on Scotland’s Ayrshire coast.Designed by notable Glaswegian architects Salmon and Gillespie, Marine Troon is in esteemed company, overlooking the legendary ...
Lodge looking onto the harbour

The Salt Lodge

The Salt Lodge at Troon Yacht Haven offers contemporary, comfortable and flexible accommodation in a unique coastal setting overlooking the harbour. Our one and two bedroom suites offer flexible, stylish living spaces, with a kitchen and dining area, an...

See and Do

The exterior entrance to Troon Walker Halls.

Troon Concert and Walker Halls

Troon Concert & Walker Halls are set in the Municipal Building in the town of Troon, overlooking the Firth of Clyde.  Situated centrally on the main bus route and only a short walk to the train station and beach, making it convenient and easy t...
sand dunes at troon beach

Smugglers' Trail

The Smugglers’ Trail leads from South Beach, Troon, along the Wrack Road across Royal Troon Golf Club, past Crosbie Kirk and through Fullarton Woods. From the Main Street, in Loans the trail crosses ancient woodland and enjoys stunning views over the Fi...
Galllery with art on the walls

The Framework Gallery

Picture Framer and Gallery showing work by Scottish artists, mostly from Ayrshire.The Framework gallery was established in 1990 by Peter and Fiona Foyle to provide not only a creative and quality picture framing service but also to offer a gallery exhib...
Girl with a float in pool

Troon Swimming Pool

The pool at Troon is 25m with 4 lanes. There is also a small teaching pool and a spectator area for up to 35 people. Organised activities include Early Bird sessions, aqua trim, power hour, pool discos and fun sessions, plus a full programme of swimming...
Darley golf course

Troon Links - Darley, Lochgreen and Fullerton Golf Courses

The home to three fantastic courses. Darley – recently tamed, but still recognised as one of the most challenging courses to play to your handicap. Lochgreen – historical Open qualifier where Jack Nicklaus qualified for his first ever Open, a uniq...
Shop front

The Wee Gift Shop

The Wee Gift Shop is a studio shop based in the seaside town of Troon. The shop is bursting with personality which is a result of working with some of Scotland’s most talented artists, designers and makers. Their curated collections include handmade cer...


Ayrshire Real Ale festival logo
6 - 8 October
Over 18s

Ayrshire Real Ale Festival

We’re back, and getting itchy feet as we look forward to finally being able to hold the Ayrshire Real Ale Festival after an absence of 3 years. Planning is now well under way and we’ll be starting to update this website and social media with updates ove...
photograph of Elsie Inglis
Wednesday 5 October
Family friendly event

Elsie Inglis Talk by Dave Dewar at Troon Library

Join Dundonald based playwright Dave Dewar for this illustrated talk. Doctor Elsie Inglis was one of Scotland’s most inspiring women. Surgeon, suffragist, and founder of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals for Foreign Service during World War I. The British ...
Old black and white photograph of a small boat being launched.
29 August – 3 September
During library opening hours
Family friendly event

Shipbuilding and Seafaring: South Ayrshire's Nautical History

Drop in to visit our pop up museum that explores South Ayrshire’s nautical history at Troon Library.
RNLI lifeboat at sea
11 July – 20 August
During library opening hours
Family friendly event

RNLI Exhibition at Troon Library

Drop in to visit our pop-up RNLI exhibition at Troon Library. Established in 1871, the lifeboat station at Troon covers the lower Firth of Clyde with its two lifeboats – a D-class inshore lifeboat and a Trent-class all-weather lifeboat. Crew members ...

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