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We are located 19 miles from Glasgow International Airport http://www.glasgowairport.com/ & only 11 miles from Prestwick International Airport http://www.gpia.co.uk/ & the ferry terminal for the Isle of Arran is only 3.5 miles away.

There is ample parking on site for the B & B and also for The Heather House and Orchid House.


The main bus stop for services to all surrounding areas is only a 4 minute walk from our location here, this is also where the Stagecoach Express stops for a direct service to Buchanan Street bus station in Glasgow City centre, and a simple change here can have you sitting on the bus to Edinburgh which runs to and from both cities every 15 minutes thought the day.


There is a main line station at Kilwinning ( 1.9 miles )  From here there are trains approx every 20 minutes to Glasgow Central Station, stopping at Paisley Gilmour St, where there is a link to Glasgow International Airport, and in the opposite direction, stopping right outside Prestwick International Airport from where there is a covered walk way that takes you right inside the terminal building.


There is a Morison's supermarket  ( 0.6 mile ) here you can get virtually everything you need. There is also a petrol station, cash machine facilities & mobile phone top up cards sold here.

The closest main shopping centre can be found at the Irvine Rivergate mall ( 5.2 miles ) the Rivergate is the largest shopping centre in Ayrshire, here you can find multiple retailers like a 24 hour Asda, Boots, New Look, Burtons, Primark, Au Natural etc. There are also 1,353 free parking spaces all under cover. in Addition to this, there is a 24 hour Tesco Store next to the Rivergate.  Ayr ( 18 miles ) is also a very good town centre for shopping, this is where the brand new Ayr Central is located and  shops such as Boots, Debenhams, Next, Primark and H&M. And after all that there is always shopping at Braehead, or the new Silverburn, or in Glasgow city center !


There is an Apollo cinema in Saltcoats ( 2.3 miles ) showing all the new releases ( 01294 471777 ), and also the closest new multiplex cinema is the Odeon at Kilmarnock ( 11 miles ) Also situated in Irvine's busy Harbourside is the Magnum Leisure Centre ( 5.6 miles ) one of Scotland's largest leisure facilities and offers a superb range of activities including: Leisure Pool, Ice rink, Health suite, Fitness centre, Badminton, table tennis & Squash courts, bowling green & Theatre. Harvies ( 1.4 miles ) is our local Leisure Centre, it also has a pool, Ice rink & Fitness center. A little further is Xscape at Braehead where you can ski all year round on real snow.




Ayr Racecourse, voted best racecourse in Scotland and the North of England. Hosting both flat and national hunt fixtures.

The racecourse is situated in the beautiful countryside of Ayrshire, and is home to the Scottish Grand National, the Ayr Gold Cup and a host of other valuable races. And of course GOLF ! there are over 100 courses to pick from here in South West Scotland, best thing to do is click on the link for all your information....... enjoy.


  • Nearest Pharmacy
    JR MacDonald, 13 New Street, Stevenston KA20 3HB : 01294 464259 ( 0.7 miles )
  • Nearest A & E
    Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, KA2 OBE : 01563 521133 ( 11 miles )
  • Nearest Doctor Surgery
    The Surgery, 15 Almswall Rd, Kilwinning, KA13 6BL : 01294 554591 ( 2.3 miles )
  • Nearest Vet
    The Oaks Veterinary Centre, 7 Bute Terrace, Saltcoats, KA21 5BA : 01294 462570 ( 2.3 miles )
  • Nearest Dentist
    W Burns, 26-30 Countess St, Saltcoats : 01294 465292 ( 2.1 miles )
  • Nearest Police
    Strathclyde Police, Saltcoats : 01294 404500 ( 1.7 miles )
  • Nearest Post Office
    Stevenston ( 0.6 mile )