A rich cultural heritage, award winning bars and restaurants and a busy calendar of events are just some of the reasons that make South Ayrshire a fantastic place to live.

WHETHER IT’S CASTLES AND HISTORIC BUILDINGS, LITERATURE OR CULTURAL FESTIVALS, SOUTH AYRSHIRE HAS SOMETHING TO OFFER EVERYONE.

You can lose yourself in the rich history of the magnificent Culzean Castle and Estate, enjoying numerous coastal and woodland walks within the grounds.

As the birthplace of Scotland’s famous bard Robert Burns, there are numerous opportunities to explore Burns history; visit Burns Cottage in Alloway where the poet was born, take a trip to the Robert Burns Museum to learn more about his life and works, stroll through the beautiful Burns Monument Gardens and visit the Brig o’Doon.  The annual Burns an’ a’ that! Festival takes place in January and May each year.

Throughout the year you can enjoy numerous festivals and events celebrating music, art, food and drink and many more. You’ll never be short of things to see and do in South Ayrshire.

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FROM SPORTING EVENTS THAT ATTRACT A WORLDWIDE AUDIENCE OF OVER HALF A BILLION TO NATIONAL AND LOCAL EVENTS, THERE’S ALWAYS SOMETHING GOING ON IN SOUTH AYRSHIRE.

Here are some of the events taking place in the region during 2016:

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