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Historic Attractions in Ayrshire, Arran & Clyde Valley

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Maybole Collegiate Church

Maybole, KA19 7AE

Brodick Castle, Garden and Country Park (NTS)

Brodick, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HY

The site of this ancient seat of the Dukes of Hamilton was a fortress even in Viking times.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Dumfries House

Cumnock, KA18 2NJ

Dumfries House is one of Britain’s most beautiful stately homes and best kept heritage secrets.

Bothwell Castle (HS)

Bothwell, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, G71 8BL

In a beautiful setting Bothwell Castle is the largest and finest 13th century stone castle in Scotland.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

New Lanark Visitor Centre

New Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB

This cotton mill village was founded in 1786 and became famous as the site of Robert Owen's model community.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Craignethan Castle (HS)

Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, ML11 9PL

The last great private fortress to be constructed in Scotland, Craignethan was begun about 1530.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Newark Castle (HS)

Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, PA14 5NH

An elegant and virtually intact castle with views over the Firth of Clyde.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Auchagallon Stone Circle

Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK

Visit a Bronze Age cairn surrounded by a circle of 14 standing stones looking out over Kilbrannan Sound towards Kintyre.

Maybole Castle

Maybole, KA19 8YG

Carn Ban (HS)

Lagg, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK

One of the most famous Neolithic long cairns of south-west Scotland.

Bachelor's Club (NTS)

Tarbolton, South Ayrshire, KA5 5RB

In this 17th century thatched house in Tarbolton, Robert Burns and friends formed a debating club in 1780. Burns attended…

Biggar Gas Works (HS)

Biggar, Lanarkshire, ML12 6BZ

In the last century many small towns across Scotland established their own gas works. This is one of the few to survive.

Lochranza Castle (HS)

Lochranza, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HH

A fine tower house, a 16th century redevelopment of a late 13th century hall house.

David Livingstone Centre (NTS)

Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, G72 9BY

Scotland's most famous explorer and missionary was born here in Shuttlerow in 1813. Today the 18th-century tenement…

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Machrie Moor Stone Circle (HS)

Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK

The remains of five stone circles of Bronze-Age date, one of the most important sites of its kind in Britain.

1 Maybole Collegiate Church Maybole, KA19 7AE
2 Brodick Castle, Garden and Country Park (NTS) Brodick, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HY 4 stars
3 Dumfries House Cumnock, KA18 2NJ
4 Bothwell Castle (HS) Bothwell, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, G71 8BL 4 stars
5 New Lanark Visitor Centre New Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB 4 stars
6 Craignethan Castle (HS) Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, ML11 9PL 4 stars
7 Newark Castle (HS) Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, PA14 5NH 4 stars
8 Auchagallon Stone Circle Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK
9 Maybole Castle Maybole, KA19 8YG
10 Carn Ban (HS) Lagg, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK
11 Bachelor's Club (NTS) Tarbolton, South Ayrshire, KA5 5RB
12 Biggar Gas Works (HS) Biggar, Lanarkshire, ML12 6BZ
13 Lochranza Castle (HS) Lochranza, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HH
14 David Livingstone Centre (NTS) Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, G72 9BY 3 stars
15 Machrie Moor Stone Circle (HS) Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK

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