Around Girvan

Things to see and do during your stay at The Southfield Hotel

Culzean Castle & Country Park

A short journey from Girvan lies Culzean Castle and Country Park, often described as the ‘jewel in the crown’ for The National Trust of Scotland.

Designed by Robert Adam in 1777, it offers romance and culture in a stunning package, built on a cliff top and marvellously restored. Offering beautiful gardens, adventure playground, period furnishings and a deer park, it is a delight to explore.

Turnberry Golf Club

Less than 10 minutes from Girvan lies the championship Turnberry Golf Courses.

Situated on a magnificent stretch of the Atlantic coastline, with the famous hotel on your right and views to the magnificent Ailsa Craig on your left, for countless thousands of players the world over Turnberry is simply the finest golfing destination of all. Turnberry boasts the scene of some of the most remarkable moments in Open history with the legendary Ailsa course being complemented by the dynamic challenges of the new Kintyre course.

Burns Cottage and Museum

Alloway, just 17 miles from Girvan is Robert Burns birthplace. Burns spent the first 7 years of his life in the cottage here.

The recently opened Birthplace Museum is just a few minutes walk from the cottage and features original manuscripts, artworks, collectors items, and an outdoor activity area for younger visitors.

Quay Zone

The new leisure experience at Girvan Harbour has 4 exciting zones for you to enjoy: Pool, Gym, Studio and a Cafe/Play Zone. They have great membership deals on offer or just pay and enjoy.

Paddle Steamer Waverly

Days out aboard the Waverly. The last sea going paddle steamer in the world. Clyde summer sailings usually run from late June until the end of August. Check the Waverly website for booking info, departure points and timetable.