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Welcome to Lyonston Self Catering Cottages

Welcome to Lyonston Cotttages in Maybole near Ayr, South West Scotland. The holiday cottages are cared for by the owner, tastefully furnished and fully equipped to give you pleasure and comfort, a relaxing holiday home at any time of the year. There are private enclosed gardens and parking for two cars at each of our three cottages.

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There is a wide choice of attractions and activities close to Lyonston Cottages which are situated in the beautiful landscape of gentle rolling hills, spectacular coastline sheltered waters of the Firth of Clyde. Enjoy both sandy and pebble beaches, hill walks, coastal walks and cycle paths

Culzean Castle, AyrshireDelve into Ayrshire's glorious history; visit National Trust for Scotland's 'Flagship' Culzean Castle and Country Park which is just 4 miles away. Maybole has it's own Castle half a mile from the cottages and Crossraguel Abbey is two miles away. There are many other castles, museums, monuments and buildings of historic interest and beauty within easy reach of the cottages.

The local area is know as Burns Country, where Scotland's National Bard was born and Burns Cottage is only six miles away alongside the Burns Monument and Burns Museum.

On the journey between Burns Cottage and Culzean Castle be intrigued by the Electric Brae where you can see water run uphill and stroll in the many beautiful parks, gardens and animal farm park.

Ayrshire is surely the home of golf and is a golfing paradise with courses to suit all abilities. There is a 9 hole golf course just one mile from Lyonston Cottages and Open Championship courses at Turnberry and Troon.

Electric Brae, near Maybole, AyrshireCounty town Ayr is only ten minutes drive and boasts Scotland's fifth largest shopping centre, cinema, racecourse, leisure centre, ten pin bowling, indoor and outdoor children's playparks and a beautiful long stretch of sandy beach. When eating out choose from the wide selection of restaurants and caf├ęs catering from quick snacks to fine cuisine.

For a day away it's difficult to beat sailing to the Isle of Arran which is often described as 'Scotland in miniature'. If sailing further afield sounds tempting the Waverly, the last paddle steamer in the world, can take you up the West coast to explore the islands and lochs.


  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport 14 miles
  • Glasgow 40 miles
  • Stranraer 40 miles
  • Edinburgh 83 miles