fun things to do with kids ayr scotland   Travel for Kids


  Culzean Castle and Country Park (Maybole) – This 18th century castle perched on the cliffs has spectacular views of the Firth of Clyde, plus a deer park and swan pond, adventure playground and woodland walks. Culzean is one of Scotland's most popular castles.
    Robert Burns National Heritage Park (Alloway, near Ayr) – Robert Burns, best loved poet and songwriter who wrote Auld Lang Syne, grew up in Alloway. Burns Cottage, a classic thatched roof cottage, faithfully recreates Burns' home life. The Tam O' Shanter Experience multimedia presentation covers the life of Robert Burns and one of his best known tales, "Tam O' Shanter," a story of witches and warlocks and a mare that loses it's tail. Bring a picnic and relax in the park, there's plenty of room for the kids to run around.
      To get into the spirit of things, click here for pages for kids to color: Brig O' Doon bridge, the Burns family and house, a portrait of Robert Burns and a scene from "Tam O' Shanter."