Camping in Ayrshire - A List of Ayrshire Campsites
Kilmarnock is a large burgh in East Ayrshire. John Walker was born here in 1805. He was a grocer and originated what would become one of the world\'s most famous whisky brand names - Johnnie Walker. The Burns monument in Kay Park commemorates the poet. The monument was badly damaged by fire and much of it collapsed. A monument centre was opened and this was voted one of the ugliest buildings in the UK! The first collection of works by Robert Burns was published in Kilmarnock in 1786. The Dick Institute is a museum, art gallery and library. It was used an an auxiliary hospital in World War one.
The town of Irvine is in north Ayrshire on the coast if the Firth of Clyde. The town was once a haunt of Robert Burns and he is known to have worked in a flax mill here. The Scottish maritime museum is housed in a Victorian building at the end of the harbour. Trawlers, lifeboats and tugs are among the vessels on display here.
Troon town is on the west coast. It is a port with freight and ferry services and a yacht marina. Troon has become popular for kitesurfing. It is famous for its Royal Troon links golf club, which was founded in 1878. It is now one of the host courses for The Open Championships. It has both the longest and shortest holes in open championship golf.
Campsites in Ayrshire
Garden Street, Castle Douglas, DG7 2JU
Pitches: 28 | Season: March To October
Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, DG7 2EX
Season: March To October
Palnackie, Castle Douglas, DG7 1PF
Pitches: 20 | Season: April To October
Lendalfoot, Girvan, KA26 0JG
Pitches: 17 | Season: March To October
Lochranza, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HL
Pitches: 60 | Season: 1st March to 31st October
Lochside Park, Castle Douglas, DG7 1EZ
Pitches: 108 | Season: Easter - October
Barrhill, Girvan, KA26 0PZ
Pitches: 15 tourer / tents and 60 static caravans | Season: march 1st to Jan 31st
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