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There are many B&B's situated in and around Ayr. We also have the Travelodge which is situated at the Whitletts roundabout and in the heart of Ayr the Ramada Jarvis Hotel as well as the 19th century grandeur of the Station Hotel.
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* <sleep name="Western House Hotel" alt="" address="2 -6 Whitletts Road" directions="" phone="0870 850 5666" email="info@ayr-racecourse.co.uk" fax="0870 566 5667" url="http://www.ayr-racecourse.co.uk" checkin="" checkout="" price="Approx. £110">Located in the Ayr Racecourse.</sleep>
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* <sleep name="Travelodge " alt="" address="Highfield Drive" directions="Whitletts roundabout" phone="0871 984 6321" email="" fax="01292 880357" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Ramada Jarvis Hotel" alt="" address="Dalblair Road" directions="" phone="+44 (0)8448 159 005" email="sales.ayr@ramadajarvis.co.uk" fax="+44 (0)1292 610722" url="http://www.ramadajarvis.co.uk/hotel/overview.asp?hotel_id=77" checkin="" checkout="" price="Approx. £76"></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Swallow Station Hotel" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="01292 263268" email="" fax="" url="http://www.swallow-hotels.com/hotels/station-hotel" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
  
 
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Revision as of 15:08, 21 August 2007

Ayr is a town in Ayrshire, in South West Scotland.

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Get in

Ayr's closest airport is Glasgow Prestwick International, which is approximately 4 miles from the centre of Ayr.

This airport may also be an attraction in itself as this is the only place in Britain Elvis Presley ever landed. George Bush also landed here for the G8 summit.

Get around

Ayr has a bus depot with buses going to villages & towns all over Ayrshire, there is also an X77 bus which goes to Glasgow on a regular basis. Situated in Burns Statue Sq. is the train station which carries passengers to several towns and also Glasgow Central Station.

Throughout Ayr High St. there also are maps of the main streets in the town.

See

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.

Do

The Scottish Grand National is held in Ayr annually.

Go go to Alloway and see the house Robert Burns was born in.

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.

Buy

Ayr currently has two shopping centres, The Kyle Centre and Ayr Central. Along with these Ayr has a high street with many shops.

Eat

Ayr has a variety of restaurants including fast food, Indian, Chinese and traditional food outlets. Ayr is well known for its hospitality in this field.

Drink

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.

Sleep

There are many B&B's situated in and around Ayr.

  • Western House Hotel, 2 -6 Whitletts Road, 0870 850 5666 (, fax: 0870 566 5667), [1]. Located in the Ayr Racecourse. Approx. £110.
  • Travelodge, Highfield Drive (Whitletts roundabout), 0871 984 6321 (fax: 01292 880357).
  • Swallow Station Hotel, 01292 263268, [3].

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