A Scottish Welcome awaits you at the Queens Guest House.
Come and join Jackson and Eileen at their family-run guest house in Queens
Terrace, Ayr providing very comfortable accommodation for your stay in
The Queens Guest House is perfectly positioned for touring the West of
Scotland and it is within easy reach of over 40 excellent golf courses
including the Championship courses of Turnberry, Royal Troon, and Old
We especially welcome bowlers who wish to watch or participate in the
many Championship bowling tournaments that take place at Scotland's national
centre Ayr Northfield.
Ayr Northfield is only a 5 mins drive from the Queens Guest House.
This Victorian townhouse was originally built in the late 1880s for the
Glasgow gentry and still retains many of its original features. We are
situated 200 metres from the shorefront and 5 minutes walk from Ayr town
Queens Guest House Accommodation
Family Room - Front:
This very spacious front facing family room has a double bed, a single
bed and is large enough to accommodate another single bed, which is available
on request. This room has the original ornate cornice, bay window with
seating area and an exceptionally large shower en-suite room.
Family Room - Rear:
This large rear facing family room has been recently refurbished and has
a double and single bed. This room has the original ornate cornice and
a shower en-suite room.
Twin Room - Front:
This bright front facing twin room has a large shower ensuite. The view
from this bedroom is towards the sea and out towards the Isle of Arran
- watch for the spectacular sunsets!
Twin Room - Rear:
This colourful twin room has a large shower ensuite and overlooks our
colourful courtyard garden. That's if Thai hasn't eaten the flowers!
Ground Floor Twin Room:
This comfortable en suite twin room is a new addition to our guesthouse
and was introduced due to demand for ground floor accommodation. It is
a bright room which looks out towards our courtyard garden.
Breakfast is in our bright and comfortable dining room and has a varied
menu covering all tastes including our traditional Scottish breakfast
of egg, bacon, sausage, tomatoes, tattie scone, black pudding and mushrooms.
Vegetarian, gluton free and continental options are available on request.
We use local produce from Ayrshire butchers and the Ayrshire Farmer's
Ayrshire is well placed to offer our guests a wonderful selection of things
There are many visitor attractions, castles and historic trails abound
with many famous sites of interest to explore plus plenty of family attractions
and outdoor sports facilities.
A visit to Ayrshire would not be complete without a visit our very splendid
Culzean Castle, nearby Dundonald Castle and other country parks, not forgetting
Kelburn Castle and Dean Castle.
For families we have an excellent outdoor playpark at the Low Green and
indoor playcentre, Pirate Petes, a short car drive from Queens Terrace
and there is Heads of Ayr Farm Park, in Largs there is Vikingar, and at
Galston we have Loudoun Castle Theme Park. Our local leisure centre The
Citadel is a 5 minute walk.
The Queens Guest House is great for people who enjoy outdoor activities.
We have many beautiful walks nearby including the Carrick Hills, Auchincruive
Estate and the newly opened Ayr River Walk which is a waymarked 66 km
route from source, at Glenbuck near Muirkirk, to sea (at Ayr) which takes
in some of Ayrshire's most stunning scenery.
The Queens Guest House is cyclist and biker friendly, with private parking
to the rear for motorcycles and cycles. Cycles are available to hire locally,
just ask us and we'll organise for you.
With Ayr being situated centrally for easy access to over 40
golf courses including the championship courses of Royal Troon and Turnberry,
we welcome golfers at all times of the year. 2009 brings the Open Golf
championships back to Turnberry, please see our Turnberry Open page for
Ayr Bowling Club is only 500 metres from Queens Guest House and we are
a 10 minutes drive from Ayr Northfield (venue for many regional and international
Ayr Equitation Centre is a family run, purpose built facility, set in
its own 75 acres of fine fertile land.
The purpose built facility boasts stunning views acress the 'Heads of
Ayr' and the 'Firth of Clyde whilst being surrounded by spectacular countryside.
The Ayrshire Equitation Centre offers a high standard of riding and horsemanship
and prides itself on the many commendations it has received, British Horse
Society, Trekking & Riding Scotland, Association of British Riding
Schools Approved and also 4 star Commended by the Scottish Tourist Board.
Directions to Queens Guest House Ayr:
From Prestwick Ariport turn left, follow main road through Prestwick into
Ayr. At main King Street roundabout (Police station on right hand side)
take right and then left at traffic lights. Follow the road into Ayr,
over the River Ayr, along The Sandgate, straight through the mini roundabout,
then take first right (Wellington Gardens will be on your left hand side)
then second right onto Queens Terrace.
From Ayr Central bus terminal ask for Queens Terrace which is a short
walk from the station towards the seafront.
From Town Centre:
From Town Centre travel up the Sandgate, straight through the mini roundabout
take first right then second right and you are now in Queens Terrace
From Ayr Station take a taxi (approximately 1 mile)
Things to do:
Sail on the Waverley:
Don't miss a cruise aboard the famous Waverley. See magnificent steam
engines, glorious scenery and visit islands.
The Waverley is the last sea-going paddle steamer in the World.
Cruises from Ayr South Harbour starting from the end of June until the
end of August.
Trike Tours Scotland:
A unique and fun way to travel around Ayrshire! Chauffeur driven 3-wheeler
trikes, helmets with built-in headset & jackets provided.
Ayr Open Top Bus Tour - Stagecoach:
See the sights of Ayr to their best advantage from the top deck of Stagecoach's
stylish open top bus. Stops include Rozelle Park, Burns Cottage, the Tam
O'Shanter Experience and follow the sights of the Firth of Clyde to the
Craig Tara Holiday Park. Enjoy the tour of a small part of the Ayrshire
Culzean Castle & Country Park
Culzean Country Park is only a 20 minute drive along the beautiful Ayrshire
coast. It is owned by the National Trust for Scotland and is a great day
out for all the family.
Parts of Culzean Castle are open to the public from 1st April to 31st
October and the grounds are extensive. Walks round the walled garden and
Swan Pond are not to be missed. Views across the Firth of Clyde towards
Arran as the waves crash on the rocks below are stunning.
Email Queens Guest House enquiries & reservations: email@example.com