Destination guide

The friendly area of Ayr awaits your stay

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Ayr. This welcoming city allures visitors with its parks and sporting events. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Ayr

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ayr a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pirate Pete's Family Entertainment Centre (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Heads of Ayr Farm Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Royal Troon Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Turnberry Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • New Cumnock Golf Club (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ayr

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ayr is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ayr Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Irvine Beach (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Kay Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Girvan Beach (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Ayr

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), which is 28.7 mi (46.2 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Ayr Station or Newton-on-Ayr Station and explore the city from there.

Can I find a vacation rental around Ayr?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 209 vacation rentals near Ayr. From 107 Houses to 48 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ayr for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ayr?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ayr. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ayr Beach: 222 vacation rentals
  • Craig Tara: 223 vacation rentals
  • Burns Cottage and Museum: 220 vacation rentals
  • Brig O'Doon: 218 vacation rentals
  • Auld Brig: 217 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ayr listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ayr?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 107 Houses in Ayr. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ayr include:

  • Cottages: 48 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 48 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 47 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ayr?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Ayr. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.