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Kilmarnock

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Kilmarnock is in South West Scotland and is the home of "Johnnie Walker", the world famous brand of whiskey.

Get in

It is around 7-8 miles away from the coastal towns of Irvine and Ayr.

Kilmarnock can be accessed via the A77 from the north and south or alternatively, the M77 from the north. The town also has a local rail station which can be access from the north or south (Glasgow - north, Carlisle - south).

Get around

Stagecoach busses run services into most of the town's areas on a regular basis until around 11pm at night. Regular busses also run to Glasgow, Irvine, Ayr, Stewarton and various other outlaying villages and towns.

See

  • "Dean Castle Country Park"
  • "Johnnie Walker's Bottling plant" - Hill Street
  • "The Dick Institute - Library and Museum" - London Road

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Kilmarnock has a wide mix of accommodation from homely B&Bs/guest houses, to world class hotels.

Get out

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Kilmarnock has many pubs and restaurants to choose from. Most pubs screen live football matches and serve basic pub grub until around 8pm, but don't count on anything more sophisticated than pie and chips.

  • "Fanny by Gaslight" on West George Street
  • "The Goldberry" on Bank Street
  • "The Hunting Lodge" at Glencairn Square (Former winner of the Tennents "Best Pint in Scotland" competition)
  • "The Bellfield Tavern" at Welbeck Street
  • "The Auld Hoose" on Titchfield Street
  • "Paris Match" just off King Street, behind Tesco

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