Many of Ayrshire’s most popular attractions are located within easy reach of Kilmarnock, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two sights that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the wonderful Kay Park and the iconic Dick Institute. And don’t miss Dean Castle and Vennel Gallery.
Savvy travelers in Kilmarnock, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, should make tracks to the cultural attractions nearby. Visit some of the interesting museums including the Scottish Maritime Museum in Irvine.
Spend an evening with fellow sports fans at Rugby Park, cheering on local heroes, the Kilmarnock. On game days follow the procession of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fellow sports lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a post-game drink.
After discovering the sights, sounds and smells of Kilmarnock, put up your feet and relax at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the Menzies Hotels Irvine - Ayrshire, the Park Hotel, and the popular Fenwick Hotel.