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We had a pleasant week in Ayr in Sept 2005, staying at the Caravan Club Site which is situated right in the Town (but feels like the countryside).

Trip Highlights

* Visit to Brig O Doon/Tam O' Shanter Experience
* Carrick Hill
* Cycle ride
* Park at sea front
* Fish & chips at the Wellington
* Walks along the headland at Troon
* Walk along the beach at Irvine
* Visit small fishing port of Dunure

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Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Sea side, great childrens park, riverside walks/cyc;ls
  • Cons:watch out for the boy-racers on the sea front!
  • In a nutshell:Pleasant Scottish sea-side town
  • Last visit to Ayr: Sep 2005
  • Intro Updated Oct 5, 2005
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  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    Jun 26, 2008 at 5:22 PM

    nice page with very useful tips. good job mate.

  • leecouk12324's Profile Photo
    Nov 12, 2007 at 4:32 AM

    If anyone is up this way and they have a few days or more - it is well worth going up the coast to Ardrossan and getting a ferry accross to the Isle of Arran (it is very scenic and there are things to see and do here)

  • Dec 12, 2006 at 3:27 PM

    i dont know how long ago u wer in ayr i live in ayr am 18 an drive a suped up car but that duz not mean i am bad it has defo changed over the years every1 is freindly an the atmosphere is brilliant car entusiasts from all over come here just to c the cars

  • hevbell's Profile Photo
    Jan 15, 2006 at 5:00 AM

    NIce to see some familiar places on VT! I love that path along the river Ayr :) Even some of us locals have trouble understanding Burns though. Brig of DOON also featured in the Tam O'Shnater poem


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