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Ayr Racecourse [Attraction / Activity]

2/6 Whitletts Road, Ayr

Ayr Racecourse, 2/6 Whitletts Road, Ayr, Ayrshire

Known to host some of the best horse racing in Scotland, the Ayr Racecourse meets the mark both in flat racing and the jumps. The beautifully-located course close to the coast yet really easy to get to by air, rail or road is home to the Scottish... more

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park [Historic House]

Brodick, Isle of Arran

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park, Brodick, Isle of Arran, Ayrshire


The Perfect Family Day out at Bodrick Castle, Garden and Grounds A classic Victorian Scottish baronial style estate, the castle sits grandly overlooking Brodick Bay and the Firth of Clyde with Goatfell Mountain as backdrop. The... more

Royal Troon Golf Club [Golf Course]

Craigend Road, Troon

Royal Troon Golf Club, Craigend Road, Troon, Ayrshire

Think of Royal Troon, 7,079 yards with par of 71, stretching along the Firth of Clyde with spectacular views of the Ailsa Craig and hills on Isle of Arran, and the short Postage Stamp hole comes to mind. It is one of the most famous in the world on... more

Glasgow Gailes Links [Golf Course]

Gailes Links, Gailes Road, Irvine

Glasgow Gailes Links, Gailes Links, Irvine, Ayrshire

Glasgow Golf Club, founded in 1787, has two courses 35 miles apart. Old Tom Morris laid out the original parkland course five miles from Glasgow city centre at Killermont in 1903. Glasgow Gailes, designed by Willie Park Jnr, opened for play in 1892... more

The Irvine Golf Club [Golf Course]

Sandy Road, Bogside, Irvine

The Irvine Golf Club, Sandy Road, Irvine, Ayrshire

Irvine begins with one of five par fours over 400 yards followed by short par fours at four and five which require accuracy on a course where gorse and heather line the fairways. Another long par four follows and then there is another short par four.... more

Belleisle Golf Club [Golf Course]

Doonfoot Road, Ayr

Belleisle Golf Club, Doonfoot Road, Ayr, Ayrshire

Belleisle was designed by James Braid in 1927 and has developed into one of the best public courses in Scotland. Set in the middle of the woodlands of Belleisle Park in Ayr, the lengthy 6,477-yard par 72 course starts with two par fives and there are... more

Trump Turnberry (The Kintyre), a Luxury Collection Resort, Scotland, Maidens Road, Turnberry, Ayrshire

Turnberry's second course Kintyre is Donald Steel's re-vamp of the old Arran course and opened for play in 2001. With some new land available, the result is a links course which measures 6,921 yards as it moves superbly along the coastline. The view... more

Trump Turnberry (The Ailsa), a Luxury Collection Resort, Scotland, Maidens Road, Turnberry, Ayrshire

Turnberry's Ailsa course is one of golf's most recognisable icons. Featuring superb views across to the Isle of Arran and to the Ailsa Craig, Turnberry, with its distinctive and imposing hotel and lighthouse, is a delight. Unusually for a links... more

Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole, Ayrshire


Visit the Stunning Culzean Castle and Country Park Set on a wonderful dramatic cliff top and a fine advert for Robert Adam architecture, Culzean Castle and Country Park is one of Scotland’s most popular visitor attractions. This... more

Shiskine Golf & Tennis Club [Golf Course]

Blackwater, Isle of Arran

Shiskine Golf & Tennis Club, Blackwater, Isle of Arran, Ayrshire

Shiskine is a most unusual course. Originally nine holes designed by Willie Fernie it became 18 after Willie Park was commissioned to extend the course. Six of the new holes fell into neglect during the first World War leaving now a 12-hole links on... more

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park [Garden]

Brodick, Isle of Arran

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park, Brodick, Isle of Arran, Ayrshire


Explore a Beautiful Scottish Garden The restoration of this garden at Brodick Castle began in the early 1900s and included planting of unusual species collected by great plant hunters like George Forrest. They include plants from... more

Western Gailes Golf Club [Golf Course]

Gailes, Irvine

Western Gailes Golf Club, Gailes, Irvine, Ayrshire

Western Gailes is unusual layout in that the clubhouse is centrally located. The first four holes head north, the next nine holes head straight back along the coastline passing the clubhouse and the closing five holes head north again along the... more

Pebbles Spa & Leisure [Spa]

Lendalfoot, Girvan

Pebbles Spa & Leisure, Lendalfoot, Girvan, Ayrshire

Pebbles Spa & Leisure is a perfect haven to pamper yourself with a varied range of treatments using the maring based Thalgo products and Decleor aromatherapy. Relax and enjoy the ambience and therapeutic properties of the aromatic steam room,... more

Dundonald Links [Golf Course]

Ayr Road, Gailes

Dundonald Links, Ayr Road, Gailes, Ayrshire

Dundonald Links, situated only 40 minutes from Glasgow and 5 minutes from Prestwick Airport, on Scotland’s stunning Ayrshire coast, has quickly become recognised as one of Europe’s “must play” courses. Ranked one of Scotland’s best links, Dundonald... more

The Spa at Trump Turnberry, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scotland, Maidens Road, Turnberry, Ayrshire

Relax in to your lounger and admire the blue skies as they stretch out over the Irish Sea towards Ailsa Craig at The Spa at Turnberry. Surrounded by an 800-acre estate and a beautifully rugged coastline, this is the ultimate place to rest, indulge... more

Kilmarnock (Barassie) Golf Club [Golf Course]

29 Hillhouse Road, Barassie, Troon

Kilmarnock (Barassie) Golf Club, 29 Hillhouse Road, Troon, Ayrshire

Kilmarnock (Barassie) founded in 1887, has been extended to 27 holes, the new nine known as the Hillhouse blend in perfectly. A par 72 Open qualifying course of 6,817 yards from the back is now a stringent test requiring a full range of shots. An... more

Culzean Castle & Country Park [Historic House]

Maybole

Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole, Ayrshire


Discover the History of Culzean Castle and Country Park Set on a wonderful dramatic cliff top and a fine advert for Robert Adam architecture, Culzean Castle and Country Park is one of Scotland’s most popular visitor attractions.... more

Prestwick Golf Club [Golf Course]

2 Links Road, Prestwick

Prestwick Golf Club, 2 Links Road, Prestwick, Ayrshire

A plaque revealing that Prestwick, founded in 1851 as a 12-hole course with Old Tom Morris as “Keeper of the Green”, hosted the first Open in 1860 where it stayed until it moved to St Andrews in 1873 greets visitors to a links steeped in history with... more

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

High Street, Paisley

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire

The Paisley Museum & Art Galleries is home to the world´s largest collection of Paisley Shawls, a selection of which are always on display. Museum staff demonstrate the weaving techniques on reproductions of the original Jacquard looms used in the... more

National Museum of Rural Life [Museum / Art Gallery]

Wester Kittochside, Philipshill Road, East Kilbride

National Museum of Rural Life, Wester Kittochside, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire

The National Museum of Rural Life is set on Wester Kittochside working farm in East Kilbride, Scotland, which is run according to 1950s agricultural methods and practices. Inside the farmhouse you get a real sense of what living on a farm was... more

The Burrell Collection [Museum / Art Gallery]

Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow

The Burrell Collection, Pollok Country Park, Glasgow, Glasgow City

After spending time in buzzing, urban Glasgow, it comes as rather a shock to find the world-famous Burrell Collection sitting in a woodland setting in the glorious Pollok Country Park. A quick cab ride from the centre of the city, this oasis of calm... more

Pollok House [Historic House]

2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow

Pollok House, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Glasgow City


Discover the Beauty of Pollok House Pollok House is set in the grounds of Pollok Park, home to the Maxwell family for over 600 years. The present house, (c.1750) replaced three earlier structures and was extended in 1890. The house... more

Riverside Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow

Riverside Museum, 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Opened in June 2011, the free Riverside Museum is the stunning home of Glasgow's transport and technology collection. Visitors can climb aboard some of the exhibits to get a real feel for vintage public transport by accessing four locomotive... more

Paddle Steamer Waverley [Attraction / Activity]

Waverley Excursions Ltd, 36 Lancefield Quay, Glasgow

Paddle Steamer Waverley, Waverley Excursions Ltd, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Discover unique coastlines, dramatic gorges, mystical islands and famous seaside resorts aboard historic ships: Waverley – the last seagoing paddle steamer in the World. Marvel at the spectacular West Coast of Scotland with breathtaking mountain... more

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Argyle Street, Glasgow

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Since re-opening in 2006 following refurbishment, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has welcomed more than 10 million visitors. There are over 8,000 objects on display in 22 themed galleries, with everything from fine and decorative arts through... more

People's Palace & Winter Gardens [Museum / Art Gallery]

Glasgow Green, Glasgow

People's Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow Green, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The People´s Palace Museum and Winter Gardens opened in 1898, the collection displays the historical, social and cultural history of Glasgow, and its people from 1750 to the present. Displays tell the story of the Tobacco Lords who lived in sumptuous... more

Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House [Museum / Art Gallery]

University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow

Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City


Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House, Glasgow Part of the University of Glasgow’s old and distinguished Hunterian Museum, The Hunterian Art Gallery is home to an outstanding collection of paintings by Rembrandt, Koninck,... more

Hunterian Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

The University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow

Hunterian Museum, The University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City


The Hunterian Museum Scotland’s first public museum, which opened its doors in 1807, the Hunterian Museum within Glasgow University is home to a cornucopia of exhibits collected by the late Dr William Hunter, an 18th century student –... more

Gallery of Modern Art [Museum / Art Gallery]

Royal Exchange Square, 361 Wellshot Road, Glasgow

Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in Glasgow, sits in a neo-classical, pillared building in Exchange Square, once the hub of commercial activity in the city and now the pulse of 20th and 21st century artistic endeavour. Just a stone’s throw from the... more

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art [Museum / Art Gallery]

2 Castle Street, Glasgow

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art, 2 Castle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art aims to promote understanding and respect between people of different faiths and of none. Displays occupy three floors and are divided into four exhibition areas: the Gallery of Religious Art, the Gallery... more

Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort [Golf Course]

Earl of Mar Estate, Bishopton, Glasgow

Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort, Earl of Mar Estate, Glasgow, Renfrewshire

It is hard to believe that the Earl of Mar course less than half-an-hour from the centre of Glasgow was only constructed in 2010 by Dave Thomas, creator of classic Spanish courses San Roque and La Manga, plus, among others, The Belfry and Bowood in... more

Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort [Spa]

Earl of Mar Estate, Bishopton, Glasgow

Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort, Earl of Mar Estate, Glasgow, Renfrewshire

The Spa at Mar Hall features 11 treatment rooms, Rasul mud Chamber and Relaxation areas. DECLÉOR has dedicated 38 years to researching the science of Aromatherapy. It is this unrivalled expertise, groundbreaking product innovations and advanced... more

Shiskine Golf & Tennis Club [Golf Course]

Blackwater, Isle of Arran

Shiskine Golf & Tennis Club, Blackwater, Isle of Arran, Ayrshire

Shiskine is a most unusual course. Originally nine holes designed by Willie Fernie it became 18 after Willie Park was commissioned to extend the course. Six of the new holes fell into neglect during the first World War leaving now a 12-hole links on... more

Pebbles Spa & Leisure [Spa]

Lendalfoot, Girvan

Pebbles Spa & Leisure, Lendalfoot, Girvan, Ayrshire

Pebbles Spa & Leisure is a perfect haven to pamper yourself with a varied range of treatments using the maring based Thalgo products and Decleor aromatherapy. Relax and enjoy the ambience and therapeutic properties of the aromatic steam room,... more

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park [Attraction / Activity]

Carrochan, Carrochan Road, Balloch

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, Carrochan, Balloch, Glasgow City


Explore The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park takes spans 720 square miles and offers simply spectacular scenery in which you can do a variety of activities, from golfing and hiking... more

Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Life [Attraction / Activity]

Heritage Way, Coatbridge

Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Life, Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

Sprawling across 22 acres in Lanarkshire, Summerlee; the Museum of Scottish Life is an education in Celtic industrial history. Based on the site of the 19th century Summerlee Ironworks and a branch of the Monklands Canal, the museum comprises... more

Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Life [Museum / Art Gallery]

Heritage Way, Coatbridge

Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Life, Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

It’s blast off at Summerlee Industrial Museum for the whole family, where the ironwork’s old furnaces can still be viewed and you can jump on board Scotland’s only electric tramway. Step back in time to the mid-19th century when the area was dubbed... more

Loch Lomond SEA LIFE Centre [Attraction / Activity]

Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch

Loch Lomond SEA LIFE Centre, Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch, Argyll & Bute

Set in the impressive Drumkinnon Tower right next to the water, Loch Lomond SEA LIFE Centre is bursting with marine life and activities that should keep the kids amused for hours. Cammy, Scotland’s only giant sea turtle, is always a big hit with the... more

The Hill House [Historic House]

Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh

The Hill House, Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute


Step back in time at The Hill House The Hill House is one of the finest of Charles Rennie Mackintosh´s domestic creations, sitting high above the Clyde commanding fine views of the river estuary. It was commissioned in 1902 by... more

Benmore Botanic Garden [Garden]

Dunoon

Benmore Botanic Garden, Dunoon, Argyll & Bute


Explore the Benmore Botanic Garden, Argyll, Scotland Benmore Botanic Garden is in the wonderful woodland setting of the Eachaig Valley, a garden steeped in history and surrounded by dramatic scenery. Boasting a world-famous... more

Loch Lomond Golf Club [Golf Course]

Rossdhu House, Luss, Alexandria

Loch Lomond Golf Club, Rossdhu House, Alexandria, Dunbartonshire

Designed by Jay Morrish and Tom Weiskopf in 1993 Loch Lomond, on the banks of the largest expanse of fresh water in Britain, is an exclusive private members’ club that ranks among the most attractive in the world. There can be no-where better on a... more

Machrihanish Golf Club [Golf Course]

Campbeltown

Machrihanish Golf Club, Campbeltown, Argyll & Bute

Machrihanish has a renowned 18 hole links and a nine hole course. It also has one of the best opening holes in golf according to many who know and when you face the drive across the bay, you'll know. The course is 6,235 yards in total and features... more

Machrihanish Dunes [Golf Course]

Machrihanish, Campbeltown

Machrihanish Dunes, Machrihanish, Campbeltown, Argyll & Bute

Machrihanish Dunes nestles alongside the original Machrihanish course completed by old Tom Morris in 1879, was designed by David McLay Kidd and opened in 2009. A classic links with spectacular views, it is kept in harmony with nature and provides the... more

Achamore Gardens [Garden]

Isle of Gigha

Achamore Gardens, Isle of Gigha, Argyll & Bute

Situated on the stunning, tranquil community-owned Isle of Gigha, one of the Hebridean Islands, sit 54 acres of wonderful sub-tropical plants – the Achamore Gardens. With the warming influence of the North Atlantic Drift providing an atmosphere in... more

Callendar House [Museum / Art Gallery]

Callendar Estate, Falkirk

Callendar House, Callendar Estate, Falkirk, Falkirk

One of Scotland´s finest country houses, Callender House tells the story of over 600 years of Scottish history and architecture. Costumed staff re-create the daily routines of the past, in the working Georgian kitchen, the Printers, General Store and... more

Callendar House [Historic House]

Callendar Park, Falkirk

Callendar House, Callendar Park, Falkirk, Falkirk

Ever wondered what the food that Georgians ate tasted like? Get a slice of life in the early 19th century during a visit to the kitchens at Callendar House in Falkirk, where costumed interpreters cook up dishes from 1825 to illustrate their stories... more

Callendar House Gardens [Garden]

Callendar park, Falkirk

Callendar House Gardens, Callendar park, Falkirk, Falkirk

Callendar House Park surrounding Callendar House, includes a Georgian Garden growing traditional plants from the Georgian period. There is also a boating lake, children´s play area and woodland walks.... more

Crarae Garden [Garden]

Inveraray

Crarae Garden, Inveraray, Argyll & Bute


Discover the Stunning Crarae Garden Crarae Gardens stands amongst the exotic trees and shrubs, listening to the tumbling waterfalls of the burn, one could almost imagine one is in the Himalayas, rather than Argyll. The informal... more

Cally Palace Hotel [Golf Course]

Gatehouse of Fleet

Cally Palace Hotel, Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway

Cally Palace Golf Course is one one the finest parkland golf courses in Dumfries & Galloway. The par 71, 6062 yards parkland course is open to hotel guests as part of a golfing break allowing you to enjoy the hotel and play a round in one relaxing... more

Threave Estate [Garden]

Castle Douglas

Threave Estate, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway


Explore one of the Finest Gardens in Scotland Threave´s spectacular gardens have been created over the years by students of the National Trust For Scotlands´s School of Practical Gardening. The gardens are constantly evolving to... more

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