Whats On in Ayrshire

Events throughout the year and the main attractions.

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A list of Events such as Bands, Theatre, Wrestling and more at: ents24.com/Ayr


Ayr Racecourse

There are a number of flat meetings throughout the summer including the Ayr Gold Cup in September.

Ayr Racecourse

There are a number of jump meetings throughout the winter including the Scottish Grand National in April.

Website . KA8 0JE

Heads of Ayr Farm Park

The Heads of Ayr Farm Park is situated about two miles south of Ayr off the A719 coastal road.

Heads of Ayr Farm Park

The park has over 50 animals and numerous play areas. There are pony rides, quad bikes and miniature quad bikes for younger kids. Tel: 01292 441 210.
. KA7 4LD

Doon Valley Railway

A 'living museum' with significant industrial steam and diesel locomotives that have been restored.

Scottish Industrial Railway Centre image

The locomotives can be viewed working in an authentic setting. The Steam Trains run most Sundays in July and August. Tel: 01292 269 260.
Website . KA6 7JH.

Whiskey Experience and Whiskey Shop

The Whiskey Experience and Whiskey Shop opened in the village of Kirkoswald in South Ayrshire in 2012.

Whisky Experience and Whiskey Shop Kirkoswald

Situated 14 miles south of Ayr on the A77. Whether you are a novice to Scotch Whiskey or a real connoisseur you will find your visits to the Whiskey Experience absolutely fascinating. Tel: 01655 760 308.
. KA19 8HY.

Ayrshire Arts & Crafts Fair

The Ayrshire Arts & Crafts Fair is held 1 day each month at Geilsland Hall on the Geilsland Estate, Wardrop Street, Beith, Ayrshire.

Ayshire Arts and Crafts Fair

Items that can be found at the fair include Jewelry, Handbags, Photography, Paintings, Teddy Bears, Wood Turning, Quilting, Greeting Cards, Stained Glass, Pottery, Candles, Soaps and much more.
Website . KA15 2EY

Suggestions for days out view: Ayrshire's Main Attractions

South Ayrshire Events List: Website

East Ayrshire Events List: Website

Culzean Castle & Country Park: for some outdoor events throughout the year.

Dean Castle & Country Park: for some outdoor events throughout the year.

Cinema, Concert & Theatre Links

Below are links to sites that list Films, Theatrical events and Concerts currently running in Ayrshire or will be on show in the following months.

Odeon Cinema Ayr: three screens with a wide variety of films for all ages.

Gaiety Theatre Ayr: one large stage hosting a wide range of theatrical events.

Odeon Cinema Kilmarnock: three screens with a wide range of films for all ages.

Palace Theatre Kilmarnock: hosting a wide range of rock, pop & theatrical events.

Premier Leisure Cinema Saltcoats: movies, dining and kids play.

Vikingar : Leisure Centre & Theatre Largs one smallish theatre plus a cinema showing the Viking invasion of Largs.

Main Annual Events

Burns Festival - held in January and in May with music, visual arts and normaly finished off with fireworks.

Ayr County Show - annual agricultural show held at Ayr Racecourse in May

Northfield Bowling - National Championships in July at Northfield Bowling Club.

Ayr Flower Show - annual flower show held at Ayr Race Course in mid August.

Scottish International Airshow - held at the beach 8th - 10th Sept in 2023.

Viking Festival at Largs for a week in late August or early September.

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