Ayr has many beautiful locations. It is situated on the coast and on clear days you'll have amazing views of the Isle of Arran and the Ailsa Craig. Also on a clear day, a view of the whole of Ayr and the surrounding countryside can be seen from the Heads of Ayr, south of Ayr.
You'll also find several ruins of castles and forts, and much of the large wall that Oliver Cromwell built around the town still survives today.
The Scottish Grand National is held in Ayr annually.
Go to Alloway (twenty minutes walk from Ayr city centre) and see the house Robert Burns was born in. . This is now a museum and Burns library. Close by to this is also a new multi-media Burns centre, and the ruined Church where Burns' famous poem 'Tam O'Shanter' is set.
There are a range of venues throughout Ayr which provide entertainment for all ages. There is a bowling alley, The Citadel - a leisure centre which has a variety of sports and also a swimming pool. There is also a Bannatynes fitness and leisure centre which is situated at the Whitletts roundabout. In Burns Statue Sq. there is an Odeon Cinema showing all the latest films, next door there is also a Blockbuster Video Rental store if you fancy a night in.
On most Saturdays Ayr hosts both a rugby and football team with a dedicated following. The football team, Ayr United, can be found at Somerset Park. The rugby team at Millbrae, Alloway.
There are several night clubs in Ayr. Arguably the largest of which is Club de Mar. Another, Madisons, is popular with the 18-30 crowd. There is also a Fury Murrys in Ayr which caters to the more rock/metal side of the musical spectrum. All are located in Ayr town centre.
Ayr has many bars, the most mainstream of which located in the vicinity of the Bus Station.
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