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Dean Castle, Kilmarnock

The perfect location for touring Ayrshire Burns Country and the golf coast, Kilmarnock is famously home to the largest Burns Monument in Scotland and is a modern, lively centre with a wide selection of high street stores,  independent shops, theatres and entertainment centres. Offering excellent road and rail links to golf centre Troon, Glasgow Airports and Glasgow city centre, Kilmarnock hotels and guests houses are perfect for both business and leisure.

The mighty Victorian Burns Monument in Kilmarnock's Kay Park is a must visit on the Ayrshire Burns trail. Designed by a local architect, the Scottish Baronical museum building and Burns Statue is surrounded by the pretty 30 acre Kay Park. The centre is available for both weddings and conference events.

Kilmarnock's other beautiful parkland space is Dean Castle Country Park, once part of the ancient lands of the Boyd family, with castle and river trails, cycle and bridle route and plentiful picnic areas. Choose a leafy Ayrshire town with all modern amenities, ideally close to some of Scotland's best coastal links golf courses and just a 15 minute drive from Prestwick Airport. Book Kilmarnock hotels online now!

Accommodation in Kilmarnock

  • Darnhay   (7.9 miles from the centre of Kilmarnock)
    Sleeps 4
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    £317
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
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    This comfortable property is a detached barn conversion that has been lovingly renovated and sleeps up to four people.
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  • Kilmarnock   (1.4 miles from the centre of Kilmarnock)
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    £50
    Per Room (Amend up to 1pm on arrival day)
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 338 reviews
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    Premier Inn Kilmarnock Hotel next to Annanhill Golf Club. Easy access off the A71. Close to town centre with free WiFi and parking. Restaurant onsite.
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  • Irvine   (6.5 miles from the centre of Kilmarnock)
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    £28
    Per person B&B (2 sharing)
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 189 reviews
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    Take advantage of recreation opportunities including a sauna and a fitness center. This bed & breakfast also features complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assi...
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