CULZEAN CASTLE, ELECTRIC BRAE, ROYAL TROON & TURNBERRY GOLF COURSES. (8 HOURS)
Heading south from Greenock Ocean Terminal and through Gourock, we pass through the pretty seaside towns of Largs, Fairlie and Seamill. Continuing along the Ayrshire coast our first stop is Royal Troon golf course, host of the 2016 Open. http://www.royaltroon.co.uk/ Passing Ayr we continue south at Alloway skirting the Ayrshire coast and cross over the world famous optical illusion known as The Electric Brae. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRzwNycQTok This route provides us with the opportunity to enjoy panoramic views across the Irish Sea and see the granite bird sanctuary of Ailsa Craig from where curling stones are hewn. We continue towards Culzean Castle, http://www.nts.org.uk/culzeancastle seat of the Clan Kennedy where we are able to enjoy the fascinating history and visit he stunning gardens and country park. A short drive from the castle brings us into Turnberry, where many Open Golf Championships have been held. Here we may take lunch in the Turnberry Clubhouse. http://www.turnberryresort.co.uk/ On leaving Turnberry, we experience a scenic drive north through the beautiful Scottish countryside and enjoy a refreshment break on our way back to the ship.
WHERE AND WHEN:
Meet up location: I will meet you at at your hotel or any place in and around Greenock, Glasgow, and Ayrshire.
The official meeting point for Greenock cruise passengers is the “Foot Passenger Exit” where I will meet and greet you.
End location: At the end of the tour I will return you to a location of your choice within the Greenock, Glasgow or north Ayrshire.
Please note that I am very flexible for your time of pick up and return.
Duration: 8 hours.
Estimated Local Cash Needed: 35 GBP – Entry fees to visitor attractions, food and refreshments not included in tour.
What’s Included: Tour includes vehicle, driver and guiding services.
What’s Extra: Entry fees to visitor attractions, food and refreshments.
Tour Type: Youth and Family, Shore Excursion, Cultural.
Transportation Method: 8 passenger minibus.
Activity Level: Light.
Kid Friendly: Yes.
Language(s): English (fluent).
Maximum travelers: 8