Explore Ayr

50 things that have made Ayrshire great

Ailsa CraigNot just an eye-catching landmark but also a nature reserve and the source of the granite used to produce world-class curling stones. Ailsa Shipbuilding CompanyFounded in 1885, the Ailsa Shipbuilding Company was based at Troon and Ayr. The ships it built included minesweepers, paddle steamers, ferries, and even a polar expedition ship. Alan McInallyNow…

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Sky High

The Ayr Music Scene

Past & Present

The Rebirth of Seafield House

An Exemplar Project

Feuds, Conspiracies, and Murders

Bloody Tales of Greenan Castle

I will lift up mine eyes

How do we describe the environments in which we live and work? Beyond our urban centres a lexicon of adjectives jostle for position when depicting characteristics and conveying positive impressions.

Rachel Munro

Ayrshire’s Future Food Star Spills the Beans


Festival of flight