Malin Court has the luxury of Maidens, a beautiful coastal village with a long sandy beach and Turnberry Golf Course on its doorstep. Positioned on the coastline Malin Court has beautiful views of the Firth of Clyde down to Ailsa Craig, over to the Isle of Arran and on a clear day the Mull of Kintyre. The sunsets over Ailsa Craig and the Isle of Arran are not to be missed!
Ayrshire being the home of golf provides no shortage of courses to choose from throughout the area. 2009 marked the 138th British Golf Open at Turnberry in July, with Stuart Cink walking away with the title and wonderful memories still lingering. the atmosphere and history of the game remain as well as the Colin Montgomerie Links Golf Academy on our doorstep. There are twelve local golf courses within a twenty mile radius including Turnberry and Troon ‘Open’ Championship courses. We will be happy to arrange tee-off times for you, when possible.
To the north of Maidens beach is Culzean Castle and Estate, built in 1777 by the architect Robert Adam, it is owned and maintained by the National Trust for Scotland and is considered to be one of Scotland’s treasures.
If you wish to explore Burns Country and the picturesque South West of Scotland, we are only a few miles from Alloway where Scotland’s National Poet, Robert Burns was born and schooled and where the Burns National Heritage Park recently opened which includes the exciting Tam O’Shanter Experience and Burns Cottage also owned by the National Trust for Scotland. We are also close to Souter Johnnie’s, the Bachelor’s Club, Mount Oilphant, Lochlea and Mossgiel Farm where Burns, at the plough, composed many of his famous poetry.
Walking & Cycling
If you wish a few days away from the hustle and bustle of a hectic life, there are many quiet walks close by with sea views which, especially around sunset, are breathtaking. What better way to experience the real Ayrshire.
In 2005 to celebrate the Centenary Year of Ayr Rotary Club a coastal path from Glenapp to Skelmorlie was opened. A 100 miles along one of the finest coastlines in Scotland, steeped in history and an abundance of wildlife. The network of paths provides access to a range of environments from beaches to wooded glens, hilltops to riverside strolls. Ayrshire has wildlife and scenery to enjoy from waves breaking on volcanic rocky shores to, wide sandy beaches, deep, green hillsides, lush golf courses, and narrow country lanes. Around every corner you will find evidence of Ayrshire’s historic roots, keep fit and see the real Ayrshire in an eco-friendly way – enjoy!
Venues within 30 minutes of Girvan. The following information has been prepared by Ian McGregor Fishing Guide Services. Do you want to do something different when you are staying in the Girvan area? Ian McGregor will take you fishing. Enquiries from parties and individuals welcome. No experience required. All kinds of fishing can be arranged. Transport and tackle provided. Rates are available for half day, full day and evenings.
Contact: Mr Ian McGregor Telephone: 01465 712214 Email: email@example.com
There is a nearby riding school, which often takes classes down to the beach area. Shanter Riding Centre (www.shanter.co.uk) offers a high standard of riding and horse-manship; they are affiliated to the Trekking & Riding Society for Scotland and also work closely with the Ayrshire and Arran Tourist Board.
Profiles Hairdressing Salon
Owner/manager Louise Tripp, an experienced hairstylist has a salon within Malin Court. With a great reputation and busy clientele, she provides a professional and friendly service. To book an appointment call direct on – 01655 331005.