Ayrshire & Arran is situated on the west coast of Scotland, just south west of Glasgow. Characterised by striking contrasts, this region offers rolling green hills, a varied coastline, picturesque beaches and island adventures.
Explore the history of Ayrshire & Arran, a place where great kings and legendary warriors have left their mark. Discover a land which inspired the timeless poetry of Robert Burns and where ancient standing stones, crumbling medieval castles and historic buildings and homes can all be found.
This is a region bursting with creativity and arts and culture. The Isle of Arran is a haven of exquisite craftmanship and artistry and there's a fantastic collection of events and festivals on all year round.
Also with 80 miles of unspoilt coastline and rolling farmland, there's a wide variety of eateries throughout the region to experience the delicious local food and drink.
If you want to explore Ayrshire & Arran but are looking for some ideas and inspiration, use our itineraries to plan a day out. You can spend two days exploring historic castles or follow the beautiful Cumbrae Sensory Trail all the way around the island.
Ayrshire & Arran lies on the picturesque south west coast, little more than 30 minutes from the bustling city of Glasgow. Find information on travelling to and around Ayrshire & Arran by car, bus, plane and ferry.