South Ayrshire Council

Living in South Ayrshire

The place to be

Located in south-west Scotland, South Ayrshire covers 422 square miles that includes some of the most stunning scenery in the country. With beautiful beaches, quality housing, great schools, terrific leisure opportunities and fantastic transport links via air, rail, road and sea – it’s the ideal place to call home.

Known as the home of Open Golf and Robert Burns, we’re a popular tourist destination and welcome thousands of visitors to our area every year to try our unique mix of top quality public and private golf courses (including the championship courses of Royal Troon and Turnberry), visit our internationally-renowned tourist attractions and soak up our arts and culture.

Whether you prefer to be at the heart of town life or fancy some country living, South Ayrshire has it all.