B&B; and Self Catering Accommodation
Glengennet Farm – Ayrshire – Scotland

Set in peaceful unspoilt countryside overlooking the Galloway Forest Park
Rolling hills where you can relax and enjoy Walking & Cycling


  • The Ayrshire coast
  • Culzean Castle (the most visited National Trust property in Scotland)
  • Glentrool Country Park
  • Burns Cottage (home of Rabbie Burns) & Burns Monument at Alloway (near Ayr) less than 20 miles away.
  • Many interesting gardens which are particularly colourful in May & June with rhododendrons and azaleas.
  • Boat trips from Girvan to Ailsa Craig (a dormant volcano arising from the sea)
  • A day trip to the Isle of Arran is another option (Ardrossan ferry terminal is 40 miles away)
  • Stranraer (ferry to Northern Ireland) only 45 minutes away


  • Loch, sea and river fishing (the River Stinchar runs through the farm and free fishing can be arranged on this stretch which is at its best in September/October)
  • Walking & Cycling – signed routes from the village (more details…)
  • Golf – excellent choice of courses including Turnberry – an Open Championship venue
  • Bird Watching
  • Mountain Biking (trails from Barr to Loch Doon)
  • Horse Racing at Ayr Racecourse


  • Barr (1.5 miles) has a general store/post office. Click here for local history (courtesy of Ayrshire Paths)
  • Girvan (9 miles away) has a variety of shops, hotels and restaurants and swimming pool.
  • The town has the nearest petrol (gasoline) station to Glengennet.
  • Ayr (22 miles) has a much wider range of shops, facilities and hotels, plus a cinema and an ice rink.

Click here for Location Map and distance from other towns/cities.

Ayrshire Farmers Market – held on the first Saturday of the month (9am – 2pm). Around 30 stalls displaying large variety of locally produced food & drink in River Street, Ayr (between the old and new bridges).

Other regular events include Tea Dances at Troon Town Hall, Antique & Collectors Fairs in Ayr (last Sunday in the month), and a variety of entertainment at the Theatre in Ayr and the Concert Hall in Troon.

Visit the Ayrshire tourist board’s Events Diary to search for what’s happening during your visit.