For those that simply want to take in the local scenic spots and stroll through the countryside, you can visit the stunning locations of Dumfries House that is part of The Princes Foundation and Culzean Castle that is respectably cared for by the National Trust of Scotland. Both boost unique, breath taking views that are bound have you relishing the thought of a return trips.
Local attractions are Doon Valley Steam Trains and museum only 6 mls from us. Further on this route you'll find,
The Galloway Forest Park (Loch Doon) where you can visit the Dark Sky Observatory. This is an amazing UNESCO site, based on a hill top, thatwas the first of its kind. Go at night and peer theough the telescopes to catch an unguarded glimpse at the night sky, free of light pollution.
This area is ideal for picnics, walking or cycling
Also Robert Burns Cottage and museum 5 mls from us, also the award winning Heads of Ayr Farm Park 7 mls
Further along this route you will find
Dunure Harbour which featued the filming of Outlander, then onto The Electric Brae, which looks over onto Culzean Castle and Country Park.
The Isle of Arran makes for the perfect day trip, at just a hop, skip and a jump to the ferry at Ardrossan that will take you directly to Brodick. From there you will struggle to chose between the varied and diverse activities on offer. From paragliding, spa retreats, and boat tours, to marine wildlife centres, safari trips, and mountain biking adventures, there is plenty to get involved in. There are many points of interest across Arran where history and archaeology buffs can explore the island's prehistoric stone circles and stunning castles, which are all packed full of treasures.
We are situated just 2 miles off the Lands Ends to John O’Groats cycle track, making us the ideal rest stop for weary cyclists looking to rest their tired legs.
For the more adventure driven guests, there are plenty of sports and thrill seeking activities to quench your rowdier appetites. These include a surplus of golf courses, such as Turnberry, Belleisle and Seafield. And if you’re family looking for adventure, don’t fret there is always the Heads of Ayr Farm Park and Ayr Equestrian centre, both within driving distance.