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Local Area

Culzean Bay Holiday Homes is situated a few minutes from Croy Shore, with its long sandy beach.

Nearby, towns and villages of Ayr, Maybole, Turnberry, Maidens and Girvan, offer plenty of exciting and interesting places to visit.

Ideally situated to have many great day trips:

Ayr Racecourse: Ayr Racecourse is a short drive from Culzean Bay Holiday Homes and is the premier racecourse in Scotland. It hosts up to 30 meetings a year and is home to the Scottish Grand National and Ayr Gold Cup Festival. It offers first class flat racing and also quality jumps racing and is the only grade 1 track in Scotland.

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and Burns Cottage: Robert Burns Birthplace Museum offers a truly unique encounter with Scotland's favourite son. The museum comprises the famous Burns Cottage where the poet was born, the historic landmarks where he set his greatest work, the elegant monument and gardens created in his honour and a modern museum housing the world's most important collection of his life and works.

Culzean Castle and Country Park: Culzean Castle is on the doorstep of Culzean Bay Holiday Homes. Culzean is one of Scotland's best loved Castles. It's beautiful beaches, deer park, swan pond and adventure playground provide something for everyone to enjoy. This Castle and grounds belong to the National Trust for Scotland.

Heads of Ayr Farm Park: Children will love a trip to this attraction situated just a short drive from Culzean Bay. This is an award winning facility with over 50 species of animals plus quad biking, aerial slides, trampolines and a huge indoor play area for rainy days.

Isle of Arran: Arran is one of the most southernly Scottish islands. You can hop on a ferry from Ardrossan and spend the day visiting Brodick Castle, walking, cycling or for the more adventurous, hiking up Goat Fell (2866ft).

Ireland by fast ferry from Stranraer: There is a regular fast ferry service to Ireland from the nearby town of Stranraer giving you the opportunity to easily explore the emerald isle as part of your holiday.

Cruising on the Waverley Paddle Steamer: The Waverly is a historic sight regularly seen sailing along the Clyde coast. Originally build on the shipyards of the Clyde, the Waverley is the last seagoing Paddle Steamer in the World. There are regular cruises departing from Ayr letting you explore Scotland from a different perspective.

Championship Golf: Ayrshire is a golfer's paradise. Along the coastline there are 15 courses including Open Championship venues such as Royal Troon, Turnberry and Old Prestwick. Other quality links courses include Barassie, Western Gailes, Irvine Bogside and Prestwick St Nicholas. There are also many superb local golf courses with open access including Belleisle, Seafield and Dalmilling in Ayr and Darley and Fullarton in Troon.

Fishing: There are a number of local fisheries and the famous salmon river, The River Doon, is nearby for fishing.

Glasgow: Glasgow is Scotland's largest city is only 50 minutes away by train and has some of the best retail shopping in the country. Historically, a visit to Kelvingrove Art Galleries and Museum is a must and there are a plethora of excellent restaurants in and around Merchant City in the heart of the capital.

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