There are many Mansion Houses throughout
Ayrshire, set in scenic estates. These houses
were built on lands, where in most cases, old
castles/tower houses were the original
buildings on the land.
Driving through Ayrshire, you will see areas
of woodland with large trees, many imported
centuries back. These areas normally have a
mansion house in the centre of the
Famous architects such as the Adam's were
commissioned to design and overview the
construction of these buildings.
Some of the houses are now used as hotels,
public galleries and education facilities.
Others remain as intended, exclusive residences
rarely viewed by the public, surrounded by
woodlands well out of sight from passing