Troon, Arran & The Ayrshire Coast 2019

This 5 day tour on the Ayrshire coast is based at the fantastic Marine Hotel in Troon and includes visits to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Culzean Castle and the New Lanark World Heritage Site as well as a full day on the fabulous Isle of Arran!

Rob says…
”The Marine Troon is a seriously impressive building, the grandeur of the red sandstone exterior continues inside to a warm Ayrshire welcome in luxurious surroundings.”
Day 1 Arrival in Troon
We arrive at the fabulous Marine Hotel in Troon in time for dinner.

Day 2 Robert Burns Birthplace Museum & Culzean Castle
We visit the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum today, which offers a unique encounter with Scotland’s favourite son. Set in 10 acres of the poet’s cherished countryside, the museum includes the famous Burns Cottage, where the poet was born, the historic landmarks where he set his greatest work, the elegant monument and gardens created in his honour and a modern museum housing the world’s most important collection of his life and works. There is time for lunch here before we head to Culzean Castle, one of Scotland's best loved castles, for a guided tour.

Day 3 Isle of Arran
Today, we board the ferry at Ardrossan and sail to Brodick on the Isle of Arran, where we visit Brodick Castle, set by the sea, bedecked with gardens, surrounded by hills and overlooked by the majestic mountain of Goatfell. After free time for lunch in Brodick, we take a scenic drive around the island, stopping at Arran Aromatics, Scotland's largest
independent manufacturer of branded toiletries, before boarding the ferry back to the mainland.

Day 4 New Lanark World Heritage Site & Troon
This morning we visit the award winning New Lanark World Heritage Site and discover the fascinating history of this impressive cotton mill village. We see the 'Annie McLeod Experience', working textile machinery, the Millworkers' House, Robert Owen's House, the Roof Garden, the Village Store and Robert Owen's School. There is time for lunch here
before we head back to the charming town of Troon.

Day 5 Departure
After breakfast we begin our journey home.

The Marine Hotel

Troon, South Ayrshire
Set in a beautiful location overlooking the golf course and across the Firth of Clyde to the Isle of Arran, the grand Marine Hotel (now privately owned) has a formal but cosy bar that extends into a lounge area where guests can relax and socialise. All 89 bedrooms are tastefully decorated in neutral colours. The elegant restaurant offers superb views across to the Isle of Arran whilst the leisure club features a fitness suite, indoor swimming pool that overlooks the sea, spa bath, sauna and steam room. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Leisure facilities • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

The Marine Hotel

Troon, South Ayrshire
4 Nights Half Board
May, Jun, Aug & Sep 2019 Twin from £274pp
Oct 2019 Twin from £264pp
Single Supplement from £90
Selected Dates Only

• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
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Prices starting from...

£264 for 5 days

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