KA19 8LE | 15.5 Miles | 32 Mins
With its dramatic cliff top setting, Robert Adam architecture, fascinating history and beautiful surroundings, Culzean Castle is one of Scotland’s most popular visitor attractions and it is only a 30 minute drive from the hotel. Surrounded by Culzean Country Park, and extensive estate encompassing lush woodland and landscaped gardens, this 18th century Scottish castle couldn’t be a better place for a family day out.
Dean Castle Country Park
KA3 1XB | 15.4 Miles | 25 Mins
Dean Castle Country Park is a fantastic free day out for all the family and only 25 minutes drive from the Carlton. The country park, covering over 200 acres, boasts beautiful woodland walks, an adventure playground, urban farm, visitor centre, tea room and a fantastic 14th century castle housing world class collections including historic weapons, armour and musical instruments.
KA18 2NJ | 14.9 Miles | 28 Mins
Just 17 miles from the Carlton, Dumfries House is one of Britain’s most beautiful stately homes. Set in 2,000 acres of land, this stunning estate and 18th century house with its unrivalled collection of original furniture has something for everyone including an adventure park for the children.
Eglinton Country Park
KA12 8TA | 12.9 Miles | 19 Mins
Immersed in a rich history, Eglinton Country Park gives space and freedom to enjoy a wide range of pursuits offering a variety of different walks. Children will also love the All-Abilities Play park finished off with a hand-made treat at the tearoom. Eglinton Park is less than a 20 minute drive away.
KA8 0JE | 1.6 Miles | 6 Mins
Enjoy spectacular racing and the finest sporting hospitality at Scotland’s only Grade 1 track within walking distance of the Carlton Hotel. Ayr Racecourse is a VisitScotland 5 star visitor attraction and 2016 Sporting Venue of the Year hosting a variety of Race days and events throughout the year.
Heads of Ayr Farm Park
KA7 4LD | 5.7 Miles | 18 Mins
Heads of Ayr Farm Park has plenty of exciting activities – Captain your own boat with their amazing bumper boats, soak your family and friends in water wars, try out their electric tractors and diggers, they even have an assault course, playpark, giant sand pit, trampolines, ringo sledging, a giant aerial runway and jumping pillows to keep you amused!As well as all their fun activities they have many different animals for you to meet and learn all about.