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Holidays in Scotland

Turnberry Holiday Park is the perfect location for laidback holidays in Scotland on the Ayrshire coast...

From the magnificent beaches and beautiful coast to the must-see destinations and family attractions, there is simply so much to see and do that you'll have to come back again and again!

Whether your idea of holiday heaven is time spent on the beach or you'd rather be out walking the coast or soaking up some local culture, you can do it all from our park. Take a look at our guide to holidays in Scotland, below...

Beautiful coastline

The closest beach is just a 300 metre stroll from the park, and there are many more coastal coves and stretches of sand to find nearby. Every beach has its own personality, with settings for wildlife watching, rockpooling, and watersports among the spots to discover.

Local attractions

Ayr is home to Burns National Heritage Park, which tells the story of Scotland’s most famous bard. A fascinating museum, his early cottage home, and places from his poems, such as Brig a’ Doon medieval bridge, help bring Robbie Burns’ legend to life. A few minutes along the coast is Culzean Castle, one of Scotland’s best loved and most impressively maintained castles. The walled gardens, deer park, swan pond, adventure playground and ranger walks to entertain all ages.

Family walking along the coast

Outdoor activities

Ayrshire is a great spot for a variety of activity breaks, with fabulous walks and bike trails, wonderful fishing opportunities, and many great quality activity providers in the area. Scotland’s west coast is dramatic and beautiful, making it popular for climbing, mountaineering, road cycling, mountain biking and even horseriding.

Golf holidays

The world-famous Turnberry Golf Club is a draw to the keenest golfers, but there are plenty of less prestigious courses across the region that offer more affordable but equally enjoyable rounds!
 

Nature trail

Visit Scotland has created a fabulous e-guide to Scotland’s Nature Trail, a route that winds its way through key sites for wildlife, history, food and outdoor activities. Read our guide to Ayrshire here…
 

Eating out

If you fancy a break from self-catering, Ayrshire is renowned for the quality of its food with exceptional dishes featuring beef, lamb, bacon, pork and game in season; fish and shellfish; and the famous Ayrshire “Tatties”.