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County - Ayrshire and Arran | Map
Tel code: 01563 | code search
Postcode: KA1 | code search
Population: 44170
Council: East Ayrshire
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Birthplace of:
Alexander Smith
William McIlvanney

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Loudoun Castle Theme Park
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Loudoun Castle Theme Park
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Kilmarnock is a large industrial town situated between Glasgow and Ayr on the River Irvine in East Ayrshire, Scotland. Kilmarnock is thought to have been established when 7th century Saint Mernoc or Marnoch, founded the church. Kilmarnock became a burgh of barony in 1591. The town is noted for its connection with Robert Burns when he came to Kilmarnock in 1786 to have the first edition of his works published. Kilmarnock developed during the Industrial Revolution in 19th century with the arrival of the railway. Kilmarnock grew from a modest settlement into a town with planned Victorian architecture, one of the finest being John Finnie Street. Dean Castle stands at the northern end of town; seriously damaged by fire in 1735 then restored during the 20th century. The castle is open to the public displaying collections of medieval armour and Van Raalte musical instruments. Places of interest include Laigh Park, Kay Park with The Burns monument and the Dick Institute 1901. Kilmarnock is a busy town with pedestrianized shopping streets and large chain stores, restaurants, hotels, bingo hall, Galleon Leisure Centre with swimming pool, ice-rink, squash-courts, sauna and gym. Kilmarnock has 2 golf courses and home to Kilmarnock Football Club with their stadium at Rugby Park.

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Forest Financial Services
Peter M Brown & Co
Rodger Alexander & Co

Attraction

Dean Castle Country Park
Dundonald Castle
Loudoun Castle Theme Park
Rowallan Castle
Royal Dundonald Castle

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Premier Inn Kilmarnock *book online*
Travelodge Kilmarnock *book online*

Caravan Park

Cunninghamhead Estate Caravan Park

Care Home

Hallhouse Care Home
Kirklea Care Home
Newhouse Kilmarnock

Cinema

Odeon Kilmarnock

Classes

Dance - Margaret Bunten
Yoga - Explore Yoga

Club

Ice Night Club

Council

East Ayrshire Council

Dentist

Dental Surgery

Mortons Dental Surgery
Portland Dental Practice

Doctor

Dr A S Lochrie
Dr I Richards
Dr R D Beveridge
The Surgery

Estate Agent

Allen & Harris
Annandale Letting @ Property Management
Countrywide Estate Agents
Lyn-Mar
Murphy-Scoular
Property Matters Ayrshire
Slater Hogg & Howison

Farmers Market

Kilmarnock Farmers Market

Golf Club

Annanhill
Caprington

Health and Fitness Club

Bodycult Health Club
Fitness First Kilmarnock
Fitness On.line Fitness Centre
The Fitness Temple

Pub and Bar

Burns Inn
Foxbar Hotel
Goldberry Arms
Hillhead Tavern
Letterbox
Loudon Arms
Parrakeet
Portland Arms
Thack Inn
Tree House
Tudor Inn
Woodgrove Lounge Bar

Restaurant

Cafe De Vinci
Craigie Inn
Fleetfern
Fun Hang
New Five Star Restaurant
Paraffin Lamp
Parrakeet
Struther Farmhouse

Wild Blossom

School

Woodstock Primary School

Self-Catering

Mackays Holiday Cottages & Lodges

Solicitor

Mair Matheson

Taxi

A & B Taxis
Apollo Travel (Kilmarnock)
Bel-Air
Cartel Radio Cars
Thistle Cabs

Theatre

Palace Theatre

Vet

Station Veterinary Surgery

Sports Clubs

Kilmarnock Football Club (Football)

Shops

Ritchie John Ltd
Appleblossoms
Boots
McGarrity's
Early Learning Centre
Frasers of Dundonald
MGM Garden & Leisure Ltd
Hayes Garden Land

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Andrew Thomson
Acorn Pet Centres Ltd
The Crafty Mac's
Martin McLachlan Photography
Stewart Pharmacy
D Bonellie
Original Shoe Co
James G Young Ltd
Superdrug
B&Q
Goldsmiths
Dreams
Lloyds Pharmacy
T K Maxx
J J B Sports
Caledonian Carpets
River Island
Topshop
BHS

Activities

Powerleague Kilmarnock(Football)

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Places to Stay near Kilmarnock

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Woodcroft Self Catering Holiday Cottages (0.14 miles)

Woodcroft Self Catering Holiday Cottages

Cottages within a stones throw - 5 minutes walk to all the lovely amenities of the seaside town of Ayr. Theatre, cinema, restaurants, pubs, bars, discos, sports centres, indoor tennis, racing and golf are all ... More | visit website

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Park Hotel (0.51 miles)

Park Hotel

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Contemporary, unique and luxurious accommodation in the heart of beautiful, rural Ayrshire. A perfect choice for the business or leisure traveller, offering excellent value and only 20 minutes from Glasgow.

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Premier Inn Kilmarnock (1.26 miles)

Premier Inn Kilmarnock
Ideally located within easy reach of the A71 and M77. Irvine, Ayr, Prestwick and Glasgow are all easily accessible from this hotel. For shops and local amenities Kilmarnock town centre is 3 miles away. Troon ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Kilmarnock (1.39 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Howard Park Hotel (1.49 miles)

Howard Park Hotel

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We're situated in a beautiful area in the Ayrshire town of Kilmarnock, where there is much to explore. We offer our guests a friendly and relaxed atmosphere throughout their stay with ... More

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The Alpine Lodge (2.24 miles)

The Alpine Lodge

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Ideally located, easy traveling distance from Prestwick Airport. The Alpine Lodge puts you close enough to everything. The prime location provides easy access to Prestwick, ... More

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Kidron House Hotel (4.15 miles)

Kidron House Hotel

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Ideal if you are looking for a Prestwick Airport Hotel or Guesthouse, Kidron situated a few miles away, is an ideal base to start your holiday in the west coast ... More

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St Andrews Guest House (6.30 miles)

St Andrews Guest House

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This cosy guest house is conveniently situated just 300 metres from Irvine town centre, close to bars, restaurants and the town’s popular shopping centre.

St Andrews Guest House was renovated in 2007 ... More

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Irvine Lodge (6.33 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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Braidmead House (6.39 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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The Houses of Parliament burn down - 1834, Jane Eyre Published - 1847, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Published - 1950, First Edition of Blue Peter - 1958
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