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Ayr is a town located on Ayr Bay, on the Firth of Clyde, at the mouth of the River Ayr, 12 miles southwest of Kilmarnock. It is a former royal burgh and county town of Ayrshire, now administrative centre of South Ayrshire Council. It has varied industries and relies heavily on tourism. Its historically important harbour is still used for the export of coal from the Ayrshire opencast sites. In the 1650s Cromwell’s Model Army built a citadel, and the Auld Kirk of Ayr dates from the same period.

The Auld Brig of Ayr dates from 1491, and the splendid steeple of the Town Buildings was built 1827-1832 by Thomas Hamilton. Robert Burns, born in nearby Alloway, has strong links with the town, and is commemorated in a statue in Burns Statue Square. Ayr Racecourse is the home of the Scottish Grand National. Ayr Gorge Woodlands, by the River Ayr, is a semi—natural woodland dominated by oak and some coniferous plantation. Parks of South Ayrshire.

Ramada AyrRamada Ayr. Stylish Ayrshire hotel overlooking the sea with views of the Isle of Arran and Mull of Kintyre. The Ramada Ayr is an ideal conference centre, situated near many golf courses. Ramada Ayr, Dalblair Road, Ayr KA7 1UG, Scotland. .

Bellsbank Country House Hotel. Bellsbank Road, Dalmellington, Ayr KA6 7PR, Scotland. Historic Regency Country House Hotel circa 1746, with full public Bar and Restuarant. Deep in Burns country offering luxury accommodation, fine food and a great atmosphere. Panoramic Views of the Doon Valley. Situated by New Galloway Forest, Dalmellington, Ayr, East Ayrshire, near New Cumnock, West Coast of Scotland.Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.

Swallow Station Hotel Ayr, Burns Statue Square, Ayr KA7 3AT, Scotland. Traditional Hotel situated in the heart of Robert Burns' country, adjacent to Ayr train station. Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.

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