Things to do in Ayrshire – inspiration for holidays in Scotland

Activities for self catering holidays at Fencefoot Farm Cottage in Fairlie


Visit Scotland and you won't be short of things to do in Ayrshire. The Clyde Coast on the West of Scotland offers a wide range of interesting activities for groups, individuals and families of all ages.

From the vast natural grandeur of the mountains, sea and stunning coastline, to more intimate settings where you can taste award winning local produce and experience our famous Scottish hospitality, Ayrshire offers much to do whatever your interests and abilities.

Self catering holidays at Fencefoot Farm Cottage can be as energetic or relaxing as you like. For inspiration we have highlighted a few examples of things to do in Ayrshire and we're always happy to recommend local people who can provide equipment hire, boat charter, fishing trips, etc. Contact us for more information.

For other things to do in Ayrshire, Visit Scotland, Trip Advisor and Lonely Planet recommend a wide range of activities, historical attractions, arts and cultural events, sporting activities and shopping opportunities.

  • Vikingar Exhibition
    Vikingar Exhibition
  • Largs Yacht Haven
    Largs Yacht Haven
  • Kelburn Castle
    Kelburn Castle
  • West Kilbride Craft Town
    West Kilbride Craft Town
  • The Catch At Fins Restaurant
    The Catch At Fins Restaurant
  • Fencefoot Farm Shop
    Fencefoot Farm Shop

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Fencefoot Farm Cottage

Self Catering Scotland

If you're looking for self catering holiday cottages, Scotland has a hidden gem in Fencefoot Farm Cottage. A cosy holiday cottage for short breaks in Scotland.

Breaks In Scotland

Located on the Clyde coast and perfect for exploring some of the most stunning scenery in the world; the mountains, coast and islands of Scotland.

Fresh Local Produce

Choose from a selection of fine wines and local beers, smoked produce, locally caught fish and shellfish, with fresh bread baked daily on the premises.

Pet Friendly Cottages

Friends, family, children and pets - visit Scotland and bring them all! Everyone is made welcome at Fencefoot Farm Cottage in Fairlie near Largs.

Food & Drink

Across the courtyard from the holiday cottage The Catch at Fins Restaurant serve freshly caught fish and shellfish, all locally sourced and prepared to perfection.

With a choice of menus and great service, the award winning restaurant has featured in The Good Food Guide and Michelin Guide.

Find out more here.

Fencefoot Farm Shop and Smokehouse sell a range of meats, freshly caught seafood, chutneys and dairy products proudly crafted by the local farmers, fisherman and people of Ayrshire.

All complimented by a well stocked cellar of wines from around the world and a special selection of locally made beers.

Find out more here.

Fencebay Farmers Market is held on the last Sunday of every month.

Browse the stalls to find the freshest and tastiest local fish, meats, game, fruit, vegetable, home baking, jams, honeys and plants, alongside other delicacies and crafts from local producers.

Find out more here.

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