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There are a number of unique and fascinating towns and villages scattered throughout Ayrshire & Arran.
From Ayr, Kilmarnock, Girvan, Troon and Irvine on the mainland to the many villages and towns on the isles of Arran and Cumbrae, the towns and villages of Ayrshire & Arran boast superb attractions, cafés, restaurants, pubs, bars, shopping opportunities, accommodation and more.
Use the information listings to find out more on the towns and villages of Ayrshire & Arran.
Towns & Villages
Brodick is the main town on the Isle of Arran, known as 'Scotland in miniature'.
Shiskine is a village on the island of Arran, 9 miles (15 km) south west of Brodick.
Ballantrae is an attractive coastal village in South Ayrshire situated 13 miles south of Girvan.
Mauchline is a small town 10 miles east of Ayr and is known for its connections with Scotland's National Bard, Robert Burns.
Straiton is a pretty village situated on the River Girvan, south east of Maybole in South Ayrshire.
Cumnock is a Victorian looking town in East Ayrshire and lies at the confluence of Lugar Water and Glaisnock Water.
The village of Machrie lies stretched out on a wide sandy bay on the west coast of Arran, four miles north of Blackwaterfoot.
The town of Kilwinning lies by the River Garnock, 5 miles south of Ardrossan and 3 miles north of Irvine on the North Ayrshire coast.
Ochiltree is a village on the A70 road in East Ayrshire, 4.5 miles (7 km) west of Cumnock.
Patna, named after the Indian city of Patna, is a village in East Ayrshire 45 miles (72 km) south west of Glasgow.
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