Ayrshire Coast Day Tour from Glasgow

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  • Discover the landscapes and myths that inspired Scotland’s most famous poet, Robert Burns
  • Spend the day exploring the fascinating castles, culture, and history of the Ayrshire Cost
  • See beautiful gardens, walks and dramatic coastal views at the Culzean Country Park and Castle
  • Learn more about the poems, songs and stories of Robert Burns as you listen to the knowledgeable guide

What to expect

Explore the landscapes and myths that inspired Robert Burns, Scotland's most famous poet, on this day tour of the charming Ayrshire Coast! Ayrshire Coast is the birthplace of Robert Burns. Home to ancient Scottish castles and a charming countryside, this region is as captivating as the poet described in his many poems and songs. Start the tour by venturing into the Renfrewshire Hills, which will give you a glimpse into the future at Europe's largest wind farm. Then proceed to Culzean Castle, which lies within the 600 acres Culzean Country Park, filled with woodland and formal gardens. The clifftop castle is the former home of the Marquess of Ailsa, and offers superb panoramic views over the Firth of Clyde. Explore the walled gardens, the swan pond, deer park, and more before stopping for lunch. Visit the villages of Dunure and Alloway as well towards the end of the day. Fans of Robert Burns will definitely revel in this scenic tour through the poet's homeland!

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Venture deep in the lowlands of Scotland to Ayrshire, where the countryside softens into forests and rolling hills
culzean castle grounds
Witness the spectacular beauty of Culzean Castle and its splendid grounds
robert burns cottage
Visit Burns' birthplace, and learn about his life and works from your knowledgeable guide
dunure castle
Follow the coastline to the tiny fishing village of Dunure, and see its ancient ruined castle

Things to note

Insider Tips:

  • Please pack your waterproof clothing and walking shoes

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