Top 3 attractions in Ayrshire:

    • Dean Castle Country Park: If you are looking for a fun day out, we recommend Dean Castle Country Park. You can visit the animal centre, take a stroll down the woodland trails or explore the 14th century castle. If you are looking for a place to stay, Mercure Ayr Hotel is only 20 minutes drive from the park. In the evening, go over to the beach, only a 2 minute walk from the hotel.

    • Greenan Castle: The castle that sits right on top of the cliff edge. The Greenan Castle, a 16th century ruined tower house, is a stunning location where you can admire the breathtaking views of the Ayrshire beach with its golden sands. If you want to explore the Greenan Castle, we would recommend staying at Mercure Ayr Hotel, only 10 minutes drive. After your trip to the castle, you can park your car at the hotel and enjoy a nice relaxing rest of your day.

    • Burns Cottage: Visit the birthplace museum of Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns. Celebrate love and friendship by stepping inside the Burns Cottage and explore the 5000 Burns artefacts and handwritten manuscripts. Learn about the life of the poet recognised world wide. Robert Burns is also known for the songs he wrote, which celebrates love, friendship and work. For a delicious dinner and a comfortable stay, head to Mercure Ayr Hotel, only a 5 minute drive from Burns Cottage in the beautiful village of Alloway. 

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