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County - Ayrshire and Arran | Map
Tel code: 01655 | code search
Postcode: KA26 | code search
Council: South Ayrshire
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Turnberry is a small village on the South Ayrshire coast, Scotland, six miles north of Girvan, situated on Turnberry Bay with a 2km of beaches. Turnberry is famous as the home to one of the world’s first purpose-built golf resorts. Equipped with two championship 18-hole courses, a 9-hole course, a pitch and putt and golf academy. The Ailsa course opened in 1903 and hosted the first Open Championship in 1977. A second championship course was added in 1912 now known as The Westlin Turnberry Resort. This is an exciting links course with fantastic scenery and ocean holes. The Colin Montgomerie Links Golfing Academy was built in 2000. Turnberry, although dominated by golf, is an area of historical interest, Turnberry Lighthouse was built in 1873 and stands on the coast near Turnberry point on the site of the ruins of Turnberry Castle, believed to be the birthplace of Robert the Bruce, slighted in 1310 to keep it out of English hands and never re-built. Turnberry is a popular tourist resort with the Turnberry Hotel, lodges and cottages, offering country club facilities and an Outdoor Activities Centre. National Trust for Scotland maintains the nearby Culzean Castle 1777, and country park with visitor centre, activity playground, restaurant and shops.

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Malin Court (0.55 miles)

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A veritable oasis of peace and relaxing tranquillity with magnificent views over the Firth of Clyde and the great Championship course at Turnberry. A distinctive yet timeless ambience and atmosphere, ... More

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Turnberry Resort (The) (0.83 miles)

Turnberry Resort (The)

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Located on the stunning Ayrshire coast just 55 minutes from Glasgow Airport and 30 from Prestwick, Turnberry is recognised as one of the world's finest resorts.
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Turnberry Links (1.15 miles)

Turnberry Links

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Set just 10 minutes' walk from the famous Turnberry Golf Course, this luxuriously appointed ground floor apartment has been designed and furnished expressly with the discerning holidaymaker ... More

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Dunure Inn (6.35 miles)

Dunure Inn

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Competely refurbished Inn in stunning harbourside setting. All rooms en-suite overlooking the picturesque harbour with views along the Ayrshire coast. Close to the world famous Burns' cottage. Traditional food served ... More

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Woodland Bay Hotel (7.88 miles)

Woodland Bay Hotel

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Imagine being lulled to sleep by gentle waves and exploring rock pools in the bay. Far enough from the city for complete relaxation, yet near enough for easy access to ... More

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One Barganock (8.87 miles)

One Barganock

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One Barganock, our four bedroom Guest House in Kirkmichael offers a luxurious stay to couples and small groups of travellers.Each of our four spacious and individually styled en-suite bedrooms come ... More

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Sunnyside (10.27 miles)

Sunnyside

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Quality 4-Star accommodation next to Alloway, birthplace of national poet Robert Burns, on the A719 coastal route on the south side of Ayr. We are praised for our friendly ... More

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One Alloway Retreat (10.62 miles)

One Alloway Retreat

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“One Alloway Retreat” Luxury, stylish, contemporary boutique accommodation in Alloway Village ~ Ayrshire ~ West of Scotland.
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Ivy House Hotel (10.94 miles)

Ivy House Hotel

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Located in the Heart of Burns Country, just 5 minutes from Ayr Town Centre and 100 metres from Burns Cottage, The Ivy House is one ... More

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Garth Madryn (11.48 miles)

Garth Madryn
Warm and friendly B & B. On the outskirts of Ayr, 100 yards from A77. Prestwick International Airport only 6 miles. Provides easy access to international golf courses - including Turnberry, Troon and Prestwick (tee ... More | visit website

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