Sitting at the picturesque Clyde coast at the Maidenhead Bay, Maiden village is 7 miles north of Girvan and 16 miles south of Ayr.
With a lovely long sandy beach and grass foreshore, Maidens retains peace and tranquility and is popular amongst artists and photographers for its scenic views as well as outdoor enthusiasts. The harbor, originally build for fishing, today is a favourite spot for those who sail for pleasure and the excellent rivers and fantastic walking routes are just few opportunities for enjoying the nature.
One of Scotland’s treasures, Culzean Castle, sits to the north of the beach. Once a tower house known as Coif Castle, the Culzean Estate was built in 1777 by the architect Robert Adam and is now owned and maintained by National Trust for Scotland. To the south, just under a mile away, is Turnburry Golf Course, one of the world’s most treasured links courses.
Maidens is also a fantastic site for ornithologists where between months of August and the end of March birds such as redshank, oystercatchers, shelduck, sandwich terns and golden plovers can be spotted regularly.
The village is extremely popular destination for day trips and offers two caravan parks, car parking facility, landscaped picnic area and equipped play area.