If you're glamping in Ayrshire, then the rural splendour of rolling green countryside, lush forests, hills, valleys mountainous terrain and glorious beaches are waiting for you. This region - nestled on the Firth of Clyde, has a variety of stunning tranquil landscapes and is an excellent base for exploring the West of Scotland in all its glory.
Booking a luxury glamping break in Ayrshire with Wigwam® Holidays is the perfect way to enjoy your West Coast adventures. Just one hour from Glasgow - book your luxury glamping pod today.
Balbeg Rabbie Burns Lodge is situated in the beautiful countryside near Straiton, South Ayrshire on the edge of The Galloway Forest Park. Sleeping up to 16, it's ideal accommodation for large groups, particularly those wanting to organise a family get together. It also has disabled access. Situated in 300 acre Balbeg Estate, visitors have plenty of space to relax and enjoy the beautiful Ayrshire countryside.
The county town of Ayr with its picturesque harbour and sweep of golden sands was once the main port on the west coast - Scotland's national bard, Robert Burns was born in Ayrshire and a trip to the Rabbie Burns Museum is recommended. . Another great place to visit is Scotland's first Craft Town, West Kilbride, which has 9 studios awash with unique locally made gifts.
With 80 miles of unspoilt coastline the area is a haven for outdoor adventure like abseiling, windsurfing and kayaking. There are also 50 miles of National Cycling Network routes to explore and nearly 50 golf courses. Or head for the Galloway Forest Park with its 1 million trees for a spot of rambling or mountain biking.
A trip out to the Island of Arran with its golden eagle population and impressive jagged peaks - or to the Isle of Cumbrae with Britain's smallest cathedral (Cathedral of the Isles) - will enrich your experience of this fascinating region. Relax and unwind as you soak up the peace and diverse scenery wherever you go.
With over forty castles in the region, there's no shortage of historical buildings to explore while glamping in Ayrshire. Crossraguel Abbey dates back to the 13th Century - legend has it that the sacristy is haunted, dare you visit? There's lots to keep the family busy at Culzean Castle and Country Park which includes an aviary and play area. If you enjoy antiques - Dumfries House is well worth a visit. It boasts one of the country's largest displays of Chippendale furniture, and is a building of such architectural importance that Prince Charles personally took on its plight to preserve it.
No trip to Ayrshire is complete without a trip to Ayr Racecourse - home to the Scottish Grand National. There's plenty of great bars and restaurants to spend your winnings too - with Dunoon as a real hot spot for local seafood.
If you time your glamping holiday in Ayr just right, why not take part in Largs' Viking Festival? Or one of the many events that take place in the region as part of the Robert Burns festival - Burns an' a' That.
Our Wigwam® Holidays camping pods take you to some of best locations in the UK and Ayrshire is definitely one of them - it's a wonderful region - only an hour from Glasgow and just waiting to be explored.
Whether you're on a glamping holiday with your family, or a large group - or even as an adventure with just you and the one you love - glamping in Ayrshire will be an unforgettable holiday. Book into Wigwam® Holidays Balbeg Rabbie Burns Lodge with the family for your West Coast adventures.