Imagine a place with charming castles, stunning shores, and intriguing islands. A place where fine poetry and incredible stories are passed down from generation to generation.
Ayrshire is a romantic region that will steal your heart with opulent architecture, beautiful verses of Robert Burns, and stunning vistas.
Get off the beaten track with our friendly guide and discover the secret gems, captivating history and rich heritage of this land.
See our selection of tours to Ayrshire and Arran below.
Population: 366,800 | Size: 2,924 km2
Discover more about Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns. From the humble cottage where he was born to the sites that inspired his poems; get immersed in the world of this great poet, romantic and observer of life.
Some castles in Scotland are more haunting than others. And Dunure Castle, perched on the edge of the sea, boasts sinister secrets and story of violence that sounds like it’s straight out a horror movie.
Monumental, romantic, and splendid: This 18th-century castle enjoys one of the most dramatic locations, turrets with beautiful objects, and a staircase worth swooning for.
With its ever-changing coastline, mountains, peaceful beaches, and wildlife; this island lives up to the nickname of ‘Scotland in Miniature’. Jump across the firth and discover its culture and mysteries.
Travel the local way on small group tours of 16 people or less
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