Ayrshire travel & tourist guide

Journey by train or plane to the Ayrshire Coast

Is the long drive from the south the only issue holding you back from a holiday on the beautiful Ayrshire coastline region of Scotland?

There are many exiting and interesting travel options, should you really want to avoid the long drive from the South.

Option 1 - by Rail

There are regular services operated by Virgin, First Scotrail from London Euston, Bristol, and the West Country calling at intermediate stations via, Birmingham, Leeds, Crewe to Glasgow, Carlisle and Dumfries are served by direct Anglo / Scottish train services and direct connecting trains run from Glasgow to Girvan (just 4 miles) from Turnberry.

For detailed rail information please visit the Scotrail website www.nationalrail.co.uk

Option 2 - by Plane

Prestwick International Airport is just 22 miles from Turnberry and takes regular service flights from the following....Ryanair Tel 0871 246 0000 operate to/from Bournemouth, Frankfurt, London Stansted,Dublin, Paris and Stockholm. British Midland Tel 0870 607 0555 operate to / from Cardiff.


Car Hire and the roads in Ayrshire

The roads are a pleasure to drive on, wide and well maintained with fantastic views. This Luxury Georgian Home cottage is situated just 2 miles from Turnberry. If approaching from the South on the A75 from Carlisle take the A714 North at Newton Stewart to Girvan, then from Girvan the A77 up the coast approx 3 miles to the tiny village of Dipple, here look for a right turning up signposted (Ladybank)

From Glasgow and the North simply take the main A77 Stranraer trunk road South as far as Turnberry, approx 1 mile after Turnberry you pass through the tiny village of Dipple, after here look for a left turning up signposted (Ladybank)

The address and postcode for Ladybank House is ladybank, Turnberry, KA26 9JJ

Location of this Holiday Home

Car and van rental is in-expensive, from as little as 24.00 per day and available from Avis and Hertz at their desks on the public concourse at Prestwick Airport and Carlisle Railway:AVIS +44 (0) 01228 590580 and HERTZ +44 (0) 01228 593 565.

N.B. All All travel information listed is intended as a guide only and we recommend that you contact personally all of the companies you intend travelling or hiring with, through the word hyper links we have provided.

"So there is no need to let the distance...spoil a once in a lifetime experience"