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Make a holiday rental cottage of self catering property in Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland your home away from home

Located on the Clyde Coast of the south west of Scotland, Ayrshire and Arran has the ideal combination of awe-inspiring rural scenery, long and fascinating history and world class outdoor activities. Every style of holiday is available from self catering Ayrshire and Arran accommodation, from adrenaline fuelled activity holidays to top quality gourmet breaks making use of the fine range of Ayrshire restaurants and public houses. Whatever choice of entertainment you choose during your stay in a self catering Ayrshire and Arran property, you cannot fail to be inspired by the scenery and endeared to the people, culture and history of the region.

Things to do on holiday in Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland

There is a wonderful amount of culture to be enjoyed from a self catering Ayrshire and Arran holiday cottage, with noble castles and robust towers adorning the rugged landscape. From the beautiful castles of Brodick and Culzean to Viking centre at Vikingar or the Burns Museum, there is much to interest any visitor to a holiday property in Ayrshire and Arran. Discovering the long heritage of the region, from medieval castles to the industrial revolution, is a delightful experience, and you can get all the help you need from the hugely helpful Ayrshire tourist information centre which have branches at many of the best historical sites.

Golf is a huge business in the area, especially on the mainland. There are a huge number of top class Ayrshire golf courses to choose from, many of which, including Prestwick (home of the first golf Open), Turnberry and Troon, have hosted the Open Golf Championship. There are no shortage of challenging Ayrshire golf courses which will test any golfer, making the journey to a self catering Ayrshire property instantly worthwhile! Information on courses is available from any Ayrshire Tourist Information office.

No holiday to a self catering Ayrshire and Arran hideaway would be complete without taking to the vast open countryside on foot or on bike. Walking holidays thrive in Ayrshire and Arran, and there are some incredible viewpoints and breathtaking locations to stumble across. Whether you are hoping for a leisurely stroll after visiting on of the famous Ayrshire restaurants or a full day trek into the fearsome looking mountains, there are plenty of trails and itineraries available for both walking and cycling. There are also a huge variety of Ayrshire public houses in which to recuperate after a tough day in the elements!

Places to visit on holiday in Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland

Isle of Arran hideaways are absolutely delightful. Nestled along the beautiful coastline of the self catering Isle of Arran holiday cottages give you unparalleled access to the beautiful villages, dramatic mountain and coastal landscapes and the peaceful wooded hills of the south. Once you arrive in a self catering Isle of Arran hideaway, time stands still, and it is impossible not to completely relax, letting the stress just wash from your body.

Weather in Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland

The Scottish climate is notoriously changeable, so packing a jacket is essential when travelling to a self catering Ayrshire and Arran property. However, in summer, temperatures are relatively warm, averaging around 20°C, which is a delightful temperature for heading out into the hills with a fishing rod.


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                                                                      Villa #1028223
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      The pictures certainly do not do this wonderful home justice.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Communication with Fiona was easy, she answers all of my questions promptly and asked me questions so that she could make our stay even more special. The small touches like the fires being lit for our arrival, and the champagne and chocolates were just lovely. The house was much bigger than it looks on the pictures. There was plenty of space for all 8 of us and the fact that our dog could come to enjoy the weekend with us was great too. I wI'll definitely come back to stay again soon. It is located just 5 mins from the town centre and the beach front, we even braved a dip in the sea (up to our ankles)! The whole weekend just ensured we all had fun for my birthday. Thanks again!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      Amazing home and wonderful hosts!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      It's hard to know where to begin... We stayed at this home in Troon over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. We were a group of 6 adults (from the USA and South Africa) and 3 little ones (2 years, 15 months, and 7 months). The house was PERFECT! We all had our own space and the shared spaces were large and comfortable for when we gathered for meals and conversation. Our host, June, was wonderful and delightful. They met us soon after we arrived and provided all the details we needed to get us comfortable. In addition, there were lovely welcome treats for all and a special treat for the little ones. June was in close communication throughout our stay, and we always felt welcome to contact her. The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed to complete our purchased Christmas dinner. The grocery was a convenient drive or walk and we all enjoyed being close to the waterfront and the shopping areas. I can't think of anything we would ask to be changed....It was a wonderful home and a wonderful gathering of family. Thank you, June, for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Very comfortable

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Very clean, warm, and comfortable decent size one bedroom, in a good location for visiting Edinburgh and Leith. The rubbish from the bins outside seems to be a problem, but maybe that was because it was the holidays? Inside, the flat is beautifully furnished with everything you need, and only a short walk to the local shop for necessities. 20 minute walk along Leith Walk into Edinburgh, or plenty of public transport if needed. The opposite direction is Leith with a fabulous (free parking) shopping centre next to the Royal Yacht Britannia. Would definitely stay here again👍
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016