Difference between revisions of "Ayr (Scotland)"
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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.
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.
Ayr has many beautiful locations. We are situated on the coast and on clear days get amazing views of Arran and the Ailsa Craig.
We also have 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 or why not 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. We have a bowling alley, The Citadel - a leisure centre which capacitates 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.
Ayr currently has 2 shopping centres, The Kyle Centre and Ayr Central. Along with these Ayr has a high street with many shops.
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.
There is a night club in Ayr called the Club de Mar, another, Madisons is popular with the 18-30's. There are also several bars most within the vicinity of the Bus Station.
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.