Prestwick Destination Guide

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Prestwick is a town located in South Ayrshire on the south-west coast of Scotland. It is situated about 30 miles from Glasgow and adjoins the town of Ayr, which is about 2 miles south. Nearby, Glasgow Prestwick Airport offers many European destinations as well as transatlantic and other international cargo flights. The town was the first home of the Open Golf Championship, which was played on the Prestwick Old Course.

Explore some of the best Ayrshire attractions:

  • kiltDundonald Castle sits on a hill towering the small village of Dundonald near Kilmarnock. Built in 1371 by Robert II, this beautiful monument has now become a popular visitor attraction with guided tours around the castle and hosting regular events and exhibitions. The castle is approximately 7 miles from Prestwick.
  • Rozelle Park is an expanse of grounds and plantlife lying to the south of the town of Ayr. First opened to the public in 1968, visitors flock every year to enjoy the parks natural beauty, woodlands and wildlife. Other attractions include Rozelle House which houses the Ayrshire Yeomanry Museum with large collections of modern art. There is also a number of sculptures scattered around the grounds by famous sculptor Henry Moore.

footballFor Scottish football fans, Kilmarnock Football Club is approximately a 15 minute drive away from the hotel. The town of Prestwick is also known as the birthplace of open golf with Prestwick Golf Club hosting an impressive 18 hole course and many other golf courses around the area.