Ayrshire Magazine is one of the foremost community-driven, lifestyle magazines in Scotland. When we first launched in September 2014, the magazine became a trusted companion to those living locally within Ayrshire. Produced by local people, for local people, we believe that local businesses and people are the heart and soul of communities.

Today, Ayrshire Magazine is published bi-monthly and prides itself on offering a unique mix of content from exclusive celebrity interviews to local success stories and thought-provoking articles. Add sport, motoring, rural, arts & culture, fashion, business, home & interiors, beauty, food & drink as well as travel into its glossy A4 pages, and the result is a visually engaging magazine that's uplifting, informative and thought-provoking.

We cover the whole of Ayrshire with magazines being distributed across all Ayrshire postcodes and throughout the West of Scotland. Regardless of age or circumstance, Ayrshire Magazine connects with its readers through high quality content, introducing them to the stories, people and brands that interest them the most.

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Top Stories

Ewan McVicar

AM talks to the host of Ayr’s first ever Electronic Music Festival

Douglas Maxwell

A Respectable Widow Takes To Vulgarity, Fatbaws, Build Your Own Utopia, The Backpacker Blues. Just some of the uniquely titled plays and musicals written by the hugely successful, Girvan-born playwright, Douglas Maxwell.

The Barrstools

There are certain sounds that instantly put a smile on your face. It might be waves crashing against the shore, or a blackbird singing outside your bedroom window. Perhaps it’s the popping of a champagne cork, or the theme tune to your favourite TV show. Or maybe, like me, you find yourself beaming when the sound of live music greets you in your local pub.

Savourna Stevenson

Savourna Stevenson’s biography is so lengthy and so impressive it’s difficult to know where to start. I suppose the beginning is as good a place as any.

The Real Slim Jadey

Carving out her own career path while creating a safe space for women within the online gaming community

Hannah MacMillan

I am a new me… I think?

Paul Young

Behind The Lens

Roses are Red…

Roses are Red…

Sharon Rooney

The Glaswegian Actor Talks to AM

The January Fails

The January Fails

Tide Lines

The Scottish Pop Band with Folk Roots

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Explore Girvan

Explore Girvan

Girvan, the home of Ailsa Craig… and the subject of the recent BBC Scotland documentary, My Kind of Town, which aired for the first time on 5th January. Ian Hamilton and his dog, Major, had visited Ardrossan and Cumnock in earlier episodes, as well as places further afield. If you missed it, don’t worry, it’s still available to view on BBC iPlayer.

Alexander Noble & Sons

Prominent in Girvan since 1946

Girvan Youth Trust

More Than Just a Youth Club

Girvan: A Walk Back Through Time

Girvan: A Walk Back Through Time

Go Girvan

Getting Active in the Biosphere

Between the Lines

Between the Lines

Alan Jones

The Vet Turned Author Talks Crime, The Holocaust and The RNLI

A Day in the Life of…

A Day in the Life of… a Librarian

International Flavours and Fragrances

The Story Behind Girvan’s Seaweed Factory


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