The beautiful and still mostly traditional seaside town of Troon sits on the Ayrshire coastline and boasts stunning sandy beaches with views overlooking Ailsa Craig and the Isle of Arran. It retains the old seaside charm whilst offering modern facilities for the shopper and visitor alike.
Whether you're looking for a local day out shopping, a weekend short break, a live music festival or an activity holiday there is something for everyone in and around Troon.
The town centre offers a variety of independent cafes pubs and restaurants, unique gift shops and some great outlets for fresh food and drink including family butchers, delicatessen, bakers fresh fruit and veg, locally landed fish and even a traditional style sweetie shop! You'll even find a High Street bank!
Troon is possibly best know for its golf with courses weaving their way through the whole town from north to south. It famously is a regular venue for The Open Championship and Royal Troon Golf Club will once again host the world famous event in July 2024 more than a hundred years after it did so for the first time.
But there's more to Troon than golf and with a superb marina and berthing facilities at the harbour, a vibrant live music venue in the Concert Hall, a superb selection of independent retailers and a choice of great restaurants, bars and cafes there is something for all ages all year round.
Healthy walks include the Smugglers Trail which goes over the hill to historic Dundonald Castle or beautiful and bracing beach walks extend for miles long the promenade to Prestwick in the south and all the way to Irvine to the north and there is a strong network of cycle paths.
There is easy access to the rest of the attractions in Ayrshire which offer a year round and easy access to a choice of accommodation from five star luxury through to bed and breakfasts and self catering
With two railway stations, Troon and Barassie, and two services per hour to and from Glasgow and Ayr, it is easy to reach by train and by car the town is no more than forty minutes from the centre of Glasgow whilst Prestwick Airport is only a couple of miles away.
So whoever you are, Troon won't disappoint.
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Ayrshire is blessed with the finest local produce which then makes up the menus of cafes, bars and restaurants in every town and village.
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Whether you're looking to be active or more sedentary there is something for everyone in Ayrshire.
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Ayrshire is blessed with accommodation to suit every taste and budget from luxury resort hotels to quirky B&Bs and cottages and everything in between.
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