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Best things to do in Ayr

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“Robert Burns is Scotlands National Bard (Poet). The Robert Burns Museum is located in his birthplace of Alloway Village which adjoins Ayr to the South. As well as the Museum there is also Burns Cottage, where he was born, Burns Monument with it's beautiful gardens,the Brig O' Doon which featured in one of his most famous poems, Tam O' Shanter and the Auld Kirk ruins where his parents are buried (and rumoured to be haunted). If you are ready for a refreshment the Burns Monument Hotel offers food and drink at reasonable prices.”
24 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“You can't come to Ayrshire and miss Robert Burns. My luve is like a red red rose fame......”
5 locals recommend
Lodging
“Beautiful place. Very Scottish. Tam o Shanter themed. Good food but be warned, the service sometimes lets them down in my experience. ”
8 locals recommend
Establishment
“Recommended by Dave... Lots to do for all different ages, including a play castle, digger land, tractors, lots of animals to feed, a rubber ring slide. A good day out - not the cheapest to get in although the food is quite reasonably priced.”
7 locals recommend
Establishment
“Ayr Racecourse is Scotland’s only Grade 1 track and home to the jewels in the crown of Scottish Racing – the Coral Scottish Grand National Festival in April and the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Festival in September. In 2019 we have 32 fixtures, many of them having live entertainment. There is something for everyone at Scotland’s premier racecourse.”
4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Recently renovated and beautifully decorated. Good food and drinks. There is a nice bar next door (T-Bar) with live music most nights.”
3 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Beautiful walks, feed the ducks and a fantastic coffee shop and art gallery”
5 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Ayr Central is covered shopping centre in Ayr, Scotland. Built on a former brown field site on Kyle Street, which had been abandoned for fifteen years, the development cost £75 million. It was opened ahead of schedule in March 2007, with the opening of the first Debenhams store in Ayrshire.”
3 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“LA Bowl Ayr is a family run business and is one of Scotland’s top Tenpin Bowling centres, 16 state of the art bowing lanes, Lazer Arena, American Diner, the latest Amusement Arcade Machines, Pool Table, Jukerbox, Air Hockey and Bar”
3 locals recommend
Bridge
2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“close to the town centre, large car park, store is more spacious than most ALDI stores”
2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
Point of Interest
Hotel
5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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4 locals recommend
Bar
2 locals recommend