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County - Ayrshire and Arran | Map
Tel code: 01294 | code search
Postcode: KA22 | code search
Population: 11000
Council: North Ayrshire
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Birthplace of:
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Ardrossan is a sea-port and former burgh on the Coast of North Ayrshire, western Scotland, on the north side of Irvine Bay, 17 miles north of Ayr and is part of ‘The Three Towns’ along with Saltcoats and Stevenston. Ardrossan was given burgh status in 1846 Ardrossan famous for the event known as ‘Wallace’s Larder’ at Castle Craig in 1296, William Wallace lured occupying English soldiers from the castle, by torching the village, the returning soldiers were slaughtered and their bodies thrown into the dungeon; the ruins of Castle Craig still stand. Historically the town dates back to c1140 with the construction of the castle, interesting buildings include Barony St. John’s Church dating mid 19th century and St. Peter-in-chains Roman Catholic Church with Swedish style modern construction. Ardrossan was founded as a resort in 1805, the deep-water harbour suitable for steamboats connecting with Arran, Ireland, Isle of Man and Campbeltown, today the harbour has been redeveloped as a marina and a ferry-point operating to Brodick on Arran. Ardrossan has a variety of shops, town hall, library, hotel and local amenities, there are walks and cycle-paths, Ardrossan is linked to Eglinton Country Park via the Sustrans Cycle-path. Off shore lies the small island Horse Isle an RSPB reserve.

Dentist

Dental Practice
Dental Surgery

Doctor

Doctors Surgery
The Surgery

Estate Agent

Jas Campbell & Co

Market

Charity Sale Car Boot

Pub and Bar

Characters Bar
Harbour Inn
Lord Carson's
The Manor

Restaurant

Jaipur Indian Restaurant

School

James McFarlane School
Seafield School
Winton Primary School

Taxi

Alberts Taxis
Marina Taxis

Shops

Stanley Nurseries
Wildly Organic

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Lauriston Hotel (0.69 miles)

Lauriston Hotel
Family run, the Lauriston Hotel boasts the highest levels of service, accomodation and menus to suit all tastes.The Lauriston retains an individuality of character and style, and offers a unique, memorable, and special Ayrshire hotel ... More | visit website
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Ardeer Farm Steading (2.94 miles)

Ardeer Farm Steading

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Ardeer Steading is a 4 star converted luxury farm steading set on the edge of a 100 acre working farm. In a rural setting It is accessible from the main ... More

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Carlton Seamill (3.09 miles)

Carlton Seamill
Carlton is an impressive, stone-built Scottish Victorian house, dated 1883, occupying an ideal location at Seamill, on the Ayrshire coast. It enjoys a commanding view, over Seamill shore and beach, to the world-famous Firth ... More | visit website
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Seamill Hydro Hotel & Resort (3.28 miles)

Seamill Hydro Hotel & Resort
This Victorian hotel stands only metres from the beach and enjoys dramatic views over the Ayrshire countryside, the Firth of Clyde and the majestic mountains of Arran.

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Nethermains Lodge (4.42 miles)

Nethermains Lodge

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In a peaceful yet convenient location, this 19th century farmhouse is close to the A78 and approximately 15 minutes from Prestwick Airport and 40 minutes from Glasgow International Airport. Local train stations ... More

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Marina Inn (5.67 miles)

Marina Inn
Overlooking the picturesque harbour in Irvine's Harbourside district, the Marina Inn offers good-value accommodation close to Irvine's sandy beach and railway station. The Marina Inn overlooks the River Irvine and Scottish Maritime Museum. there is ... More | visit website
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Marina Inn (5.71 miles)

Marina Inn

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The Marina Inn is situated in Irvine's cosmopolitan Harbourside district. Our low cost accommodation is comfortable, all rooms having en suite, colour TV and tea & coffee making facilities. Some rooms ... More

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Harbourside Hotel (5.79 miles)

Harbourside Hotel

Close to Irvine’s sandy beach, the railway station and the shops, this family-run bed and breakfast is just 10 minutes from Glasgow Prestwick Airport and offers a free shuttle service. When staying a minimum of 2 ... More | visit website

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Braidmead House (6.11 miles)

Braidmead House
Braidmead house is a stunning Victorian mansion located in the heart of Irvine and Ayrshire, providing first class accommodation bed and breakfast.

Completely renovated and restored and extended over a four year period, braidmead house opened ... More | visit website
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Irvine Lodge (6.24 miles)

Irvine Lodge

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The Irvine lodge is a centrally based guest house in the heart of the town of Irvine. We offer modern living accommodation and all our rooms are en-suite. Set in the middle ... More

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