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Historic Attractions in Ayrshire, Arran & Clyde Valley

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Maybole Collegiate Church

Maybole, KA19 7AE

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

Maybole Castle

Maybole, KA19 8YG

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

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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Dinvin Motte

Girvan, North Ayrshire, KA26

The most impressive medieval earthwork in the South of Scotland, its defences consists of two massive 4 metre deep ditches.

Antonine Wall Bar Hill (HS)

Kilsyth, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

This fort, on the highest section of the wall, included a headquarters building, a well, granary and a bath house. From…

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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Culzean Castle and Country Park (NTS)

Maybole, South Ayrshire, KA19 8LE

This clifftop mansion was built by Robert Adam for the last Earl of Cassillis in 1772-1790. There have been castles on...

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Souter Johnnie's Cottage (NTS)

Kirkoswald, Ayrshire, KA19 8HY

The home of John Davidson, who inspired the character Souter Johnnie in Robert Burns' famous poem Tam o'Shanter.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Carn Ban (HS)

Lagg, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK

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

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.

Skelmorlie Aisle (HS)

Largs, Scotland, UK

This jewel-like monument was erected in 1636 for Sir Robert Montgomerie of Skelmorlie.

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…

Lochranza Castle (HS)

Lochranza, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HH

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

1 Maybole Collegiate Church Maybole, KA19 7AE
2 Newark Castle (HS) Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, PA14 5NH 4 stars
3 Maybole Castle Maybole, KA19 8YG
4 Brodick Castle, Garden and Country Park (NTS) Brodick, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HY 4 stars
5 Bothwell Castle (HS) Bothwell, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, G71 8BL 4 stars
6 Dinvin Motte Girvan, North Ayrshire, KA26
7 Antonine Wall Bar Hill (HS) Kilsyth, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
8 New Lanark Visitor Centre New Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB 4 stars
9 Culzean Castle and Country Park (NTS) Maybole, South Ayrshire, KA19 8LE 4 stars
10 Souter Johnnie's Cottage (NTS) Kirkoswald, Ayrshire, KA19 8HY 3 stars
11 Carn Ban (HS) Lagg, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK
12 Biggar Gas Works (HS) Biggar, Lanarkshire, ML12 6BZ
13 Skelmorlie Aisle (HS) Largs, Scotland, UK
14 Bachelor's Club (NTS) Tarbolton, South Ayrshire, KA5 5RB
15 Lochranza Castle (HS) Lochranza, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HH

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