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Revision as of 13:42, 28 August 2008

Prestwick [1] is a town in Ayrshire, South West Scotland. It hosted the first ever Open Championship golf tournament is known as the only place in the UK ever visited by Elvis Presley.

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By Air

Glasgow Prestwick International Airport [2] dominates the town, and was Scotland's primary airport in the early days of commercial aviation. While it has slipped down the pecking order in modern times, it is still an important hub for budget airlines, including Ryanair [3] and Wizz Air [4].

By Rail

Both Prestwick Town and Prestwick Airport stations are served half-hourly by trains on the Glasgow Central to Ayr line.

By Road

Prestwick is located just off the M77/A77 Glasgow to Stranraer road and the A78 Ayrshire coastal road.

Get around

See

Do

  • Golf. Prestick has 3 golf courses. The best known, Prestwick Old Course [5], played host to the first 12 Open Championships, from 1860 to 1872. St Nicholas and St Cuthberts are the other two courses.

Buy

Eat

  • Taj Tandoori, 141 Main Street, Prestwick, 01292 477318, [6]. Family-run Indian restaurant, a fixture in the town since 1981
  • Elliots, 132 Main Street, Prestwick, 01292 677677, [7]. Award winning restaurant and bar in the heart of Prestwick

Drink

Sleep

  • Fairways Self Catering Cottages, 19 Links Road, Prestwick, [8]. 3 cottages, each sleeping up to four. Conveniently located for the town and airport.

Contact

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