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Can’t wait to get away from it all? This region is full of history and raw beauty just waiting to be explored. There are many temptations on offer, from the rugged coastline and quiet beaches to capital culture and castles. In every direction, it’s uncrowded and unbelievably beautiful.

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Attraction

Amazonia

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Wildlife Centre

LOCATION:Strathclyde Country Park,
Motherwell,
Scotland,
Lanarkshire,
ML1 3RT

OPEN DATES:Year round

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prices

Adult:£6.20

Child:£4.75

Family:£18.35

Home to an exciting array of exotic species of animal that inhabit the earth's jungles, Amazonia is Scotland's indoor rainforest, a unique place of fun and discovery for all ages. Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day. Handling sessions are available for a fee of £1.00 on top of normal ticket prices and can be purchased on day of arrival at the Amazonia reception.Home to an exciting array of exotic species of animal that inhabit the earth's jungles, Amazonia is Scotland's indoor rainforest, a unique place of fun and discovery for all ages. Family based on 2 adults and 2 children. 

Closed 25 December and 1 January. Open all year round from 10am to 6pm (last entry at 5.30pm)

Attraction

Burns Museum

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Museum

LOCATION:Burn's National Heritage Park,
Murdoch's Lone,
Alloway, Ayr,
Ayrshire,
KA7 4PQ

OPEN DATES:Year round

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prices

Adult:£8.50

Discover the sights and heritage that inspired Burns. A multi-site experience of the life, times and work of Scotland's much loved poet Distance from Craig Tara: 2.7 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices

Open daily 3rd January - 31st March, 10am - 5pm Open daily 1st April - 30th September, 10am - 5:30pm Open daily 1st October - 31st December, 10am - 5pm Closed 25 and 26th December Closed 1st and 2nd January

Beaches

Craig Tara Beach

CATEGORY:Beaches

TYPE:Beach

LOCATION:Craig Tara Beach,
Ayr,
Ayrshire,
KA7 4LB

OPEN DATES:Year round

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A sandy beach with some rocks. Ayr is within walking distance. A walk up Brown Carrick hill can be worth the effort on a clear day. Limited parking available. Get your fishing nets at the ready for this shingle beach with its many rock pools. A sandy beach with some rocks. Ayr is within walking distance. A walk up Brown Carrick hill can be worth the effort on a clear day. Limited parking available. Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice

Place of interest

Dirleton Castle

CATEGORY:Place of interest

TYPE:Houses & Gardens

LOCATION:,
Edinburgh and the Lothians,
East Lothian,
EH39 5ER

OPEN DATES:Year round

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prices

Adult:£5.30

Child:£3.30

For 400 years, Dirleton Castle stood as a magnificent fortress-residence for three successive noble families. It was badly damaged during Cromwell’s siege of 1650, but its fortunes revived in the 1660s when the Nisbet family built a new mansion close to the picturesque ruins. Dostance from Seton Sands: 10.2 miles. Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices.  

1st April - 31st September: Open daily 9:30 - 17:30 1st October - 31st March: Open daily 9:30 - 16:30 Closed Christmas day and Boxing day

Beaches

Doonfoot

CATEGORY:Beaches

TYPE:Beach

LOCATION:Doonfoot Beach,
Ayr,
Ayrshire,
KA7 4HX

OPEN DATES:Year round

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A long sandy beach that is a great spot for long walks. A long sandy beach with beautiful views, just south of Ayr Distance from Craig Tara: 1.7 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices

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