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Our standard booking patterns are:

  • Arrive on a Monday for 4, 7 and 14 night breaks
  • Arrive on a Friday for 3, 7, 10 and 14 night breaks
  • Arrive on a Saturday for 7 and 14 night breaks
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday are non-arrival days

Our holiday season runs between March and November and therefore we cannot take bookings for holidays which fall outside of these dates.

Park FAQs for Craig Tara

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All the information, facts and figures you need to plan your stay at this holiday park.

Basic information

Craig Tara Holiday Park
Dunure Road, Ayr, KA7 4LB
Telephone no:
0871 231 0866 (calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras)
Park open dates:
21 March
2 November

Check-in/out times

Deluxe Plus:
Standard Plus:

Check-in/out times for apartments

Super Comfort:
Late arrivals:
Keys can be collected from reception

Touring & camping

Electric pitches
Super pitches
Check-in time:
Check-out time:
Pup tents:
Not allowed
Tents & trailer tents
Not allowed
Sleeping in awning
Not allowed

Common FAQ's

Park terrain:
The park is mainly flat. Some accommodation is set up a steep hill, although these do afford fabulous views.
Will there be an iron available in my accommodation:
Irons can be hired at The Hire Centre.
Can guests bring their own BBQ:
Yes - away from gas supply
Garden furniture:
Garden furniture can be hired at The Hire Centre
Dogs allowed in Standard accommodation
Direct beach access:
Parking is available next to caravans or nearby
Size of park:
Sky TV:
Available in Mash and Barrel bar and restaurant
Cash machine on site?
Yes, we have 3 ATM machines

Funworks Passes

Do we take day guests?
Entertainment Passes (all website prices inc. passes)
Please contact the park direct on 0871 231 0866 (calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras)

How to get here

By car

From the North: Take the A77 towards Stranraer. Then 2nd right after the Bankfield roundabout south of Ayr. At the next roundabout follow signs for the A719. This will lead to Craig Tara.

From the South: M74 exit at junction 12 onto the A70 towards Cumnock. Follow signs for Ayr. Go south towards Stranraer. Then as above from Bankfield roundabout.

If programming your SAT NAV device, please use postcode: KA7 4LB. This will guide you directly to Craig Tara where you will be able to follow the signs to the park. You can also use Google maps for a door to door route planner.

By train

The nearest train station to Craig Tara is Ayr which is situated 4 miles from the park. To plan your train journey to and from Craig Tara, please search using the official National Rail Enquiries online planner and timetable. Alternatively, call National Rail Enquiries helpline on 0845 748 4950.

By coach

Haven has negotiated a 10% discount with National Express, please call 0871 781 8181 for details to plan your journey by coach. Open 7 days a week 8am - 8pm. Payment can be made by credit or debit card - please allow 4 working days for tickets to arrive. Drop off points must be checked with National Express.

Optional Extras

Holiday Protection Plan
£24 per 8/7/6 nts or £16 per 5/4/3 nts (per holiday home)

£12 per 8/7/6 nts or £7 per 5 or less nts (subject to availability)

Please note, our travel cots are designed to fit in the main living area only and not in any of the bedrooms.

£12 per 8/7/6 nts or £7 per 5 or less nts (subject to availability)
2014 model caravans
£5 per night (subject to availability)
Bed linen
Required for 'Standard' and 'Standard Plus' caravans only: £10 per bedroom (Bed linen is provided in Superior, Deluxe, Deluxe Plus, Prestige & Platinum grades of accommodation)
Pets (each)
£40 extra per 8/7/6 nts or £20 extra per 5/4/3 nts (a maximum of 2 pets are accepted, we reserve the right to refuse certain breeds). Pets are not permitted at Riviere Sands, Burnham-on-Sea or Lydstep Beach.

Park activities

Fishing (nearest to park):

Local fishing is at Spring Water Fishery in Dalrymple – aprox 8 miles away.

Golf (on park):
Par 27 9-hole golf course on park, several other courses in the area - see reception for details.
Horse riding (nearest to park):
Ayr Equitation Centre - 15 minutes by car from park
Bike hire:
Available for £8.00 per day or £40.00 per week

Park facilities

Peak opening time
Off-peak opening time
SPAR convenience store (with bakery and off licence)
8am - 8pm
8am - 8pm
8am - 8pm
8am - 8pm
Indoor swimming pool (Children under 8 and non-swimmers under 14 must be accompanied by an adult) Closed between 1 - 2pm
10am - 6pm
Varied sessions

Reception opening hours


Surrounding area

Nearest town:
Ayr (5km)
Nearest city:
Glasgow (64km)
Nearest port:
Troon (22km)
Nearest train station:
Ayr (5km).
Nearest bus station:
Ayr (5km). Buses leave the park at a quarter past every hour from 09.15 – 19.15 (times vary on Sundays)
Local taxi number:
01292 284545
National Express - Nearest drop off:
Ayr (5km)

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Utilities provided

Self-Catering accommodation

  • Fully equipped modern fitted kitchen with full size fridge 
  • Shower and toilet
  • Colour TV
  • Pillows & duvets
  • Free gas, electricty & hot water

Wheelchair facilities

Wheelchair hire:
Can be hired from the hire shop at £30 per week
Wheelchair friendly:

Park terrain

Park terrain:

The park is situated on the side of a hill therefore is not always suitable for wheelchair users or guests with walking difficulties, however most accommodations are on flat surface. Requests can be made at the time of booking but unfortunately cannot be guaranteed.