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Captain Betsy Miller describes her work trading at sea.
Scottish Maritime Museum. Irvine Harbourside. © Janet Martin

Maritime history Tour

From £20 per adult

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March — October

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A tour of the Scottish Maritime Museum at Irvine Harbourside, an introduction to Captain Betsy Miller. A short walk to the ship workers tenement building and Scottish rum sampling or non-alcoholic west coast ginger wine.

This tour begins at the Scottish Maritime Museum at the Irvine Harbourside. You will view some vessels in the museum and meet Betsy Miller who will tell you about her life as a sea captain. You will take a short walk to the ship workers tenement rooms and Maggie MacIntosh will describe life growing up there in 1920's. From there you will go to Puffers and see some model boats and the final stop will be the Harbour lights Inn where you will sample Scottish rums or non-alcoholic west coast ginger wine.

Contact details

THAT.CO Tasting History Ayrshire Tours
Marathon House
Olympic Business Park
Drybridge Road
Dundonald
Ayrshire
KA2 9AE

Key facilities

Disabled Access Level Access
Starting
West Scottish Borders
Length
½
Day
Transport
Walking
Type
Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
Food and drink History

Tour prices

From

  • £20 Per Adult
  • £12 Per child
  • £18 Concession
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

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THAT.CO Tasting History Ayrshire Tours

Tours of Ayrshire's fascinating venues with historical character hosting and a taste of local food & drink.

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Phone contact Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

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