Eglinton Country Park

Parks & Gardens

Visitor Centre, Irvine, Ayrshire, KA12 8TA

    Set over 400 hectares Eglinton Country Park gives you the space and freedom to enjoy a wide range of pursuits.

    Eglinton Country Park is situated within the historic boroughs of Kilwinning and Irvine and was developed around the ancient Eglinton Estate, home for 600 years to the Earls of Eglinton and Winton.

    Whatever the season, there are a range of activities to enjoy the beauty of the tranquil area; walking, horse riding, fishing on the lochside or simply watching the world go by. A programme of events, such as guided walks, are organized for throughout the year by the countryside rangers.

    Located within the visitor centre is an interpretative display on the history of Eglinton Country Park where you will also find advice and information from friendly staff who hold lots of local knowledge.

    For visitors looking for a longer stay the park has established a 50-pitch campsite which includes 30 hard-standing pitches. It is situated in a pleasant spot where the setting sun provides a beautiful backdrop and is close to the Country Park Visitor Centre, Cafe and play areas.

    There is also a gift shop situated in the visitor centre and offers a variety of related gifts and souvenirs. For information on bookings, tariffs and all facilities don’t hesitate to get in touch.

    3 Visitor Attraction
    Green Tourism Silver
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Indoor Play Area
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • ASVA Member


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point


    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Irvine Railway Station follow signs for Kilwinning. Immediately after crossing the dual carriageway (A78) via the flyover trun right to Eglinton Country Park, before the Kilwinning town speed limits.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Prestwick International Airport - follow signs for the A78 north to Greenock. Where the A78 bypasses the town of Irvine follow the sign for Eglinton Interchange and then Eglinton Country Park. Distance approx. 10 miles.

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