Ayr Guest Houses

Ayr is an ancient and eminent town having been built from patent by King Robert Bruce. Streams from the river drive several mills in the middle of the new town; the town is situated amongst fertile fields with delightful greens and is recognised as an important market town. The town is bathed in history and presents many delightful monuments, visitors are offered a delightful selection of Ayr Guest Houses cloaked in historic legends, grand country manors and quaint heritage buildings.

The town and port is situated on the Firth of Clyde in the south west of Scotland and has a population of 46,000 and is the largest settlement in Ayrshire of which it is the county town and has held royal burgh status since 1205. To the north of Ayr is the adjoining town of Prestwick, famous for its golf course and home to the Glasgow Prestwick International Airport, close by is Alloway famous for its associations with poet Robert Burns.

It is a picturesque town and port and benefits from a lengthy history which has coloured its backdrop with a variety of architectural styles. In 1197 a castle was built by the River Ayre and in 1315 the first parliament of Scotland was held here by Robert the Bruce and a tower erected for William Wallace. The town now boasts some of the finest shopping in the south west of Scotland and there is much sophisticated entertainment found in its theatre, a 4 screen cinema, a 10 pin bowling lane, an ice rink and a large swimming pool complex.

Many visitors arrive here for the race meetings as the Ayr Racecourse runs many Flat and National Hunt meetings throughout the year. The Racecourse is notably famous as the venue of the Scottish Grand National, the Ayrshire Handicap and the Ayr Gold Cup. The Ayr Guest houses are designed to meet all needs whether grand and extravagant or casual and relaxed, they are sited town center, select suburbs and flanking the countryside presenting green country scapes.

The Grand Country Houses offer five star comforts and may provide their elite guests with airport transfer directly to hotel steps and awaiting accommodations. These residences are approached via long winding avenues of trees to impressive country mansions and imposing entrances housing original works of art, expansive floral arrangements, antiques and sweeping staircases.

Guests may enjoy fishing, golfing, horse riding, hiking and walking as the extensive grounds provide ample opportunities. Accommodations may be the choice of the honey moon couple as the en suite and multi roomed suites are glamorous and individually designed opening onto balconies and wonderful view of the country and gardens. Master bedrooms indulge with four poster beds and lavish bathrooms comfort with deluxe toiletries.

The centrally located Guest Houses may suit the business guest as easy access to the business center is provided and communication links, these guest houses may offer a modern description or a historic cloak. The Heritage hotels offer low beamed ceilings, uneven flagged floors, open fires and comfortable furniture check in is seamless and proud descriptions of the local surroundings is given.

Family friendly guest Houses welcome all members of the family including pets with care and attention. The accommodations offer connecting rooms and high chairs and cribs, babysitting services are on hand and children's menus may be arranged.

The most unique and intimate restaurants are to be found in the Ayr Guest Houses, menus crafted from fresh seasonal produce and companioned with fine selected wines. Drawing rooms and lounges offer sanctuary and warmth as well as honesty bars and open fires.

The Ayr Guest Houses provide the perfect springboard and retreat to all that this delightful town and area has to offer.