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Ayrshire food trail: Robert Burns food and drink trail

20 Jul 2018

Food and drink locations around Ayrshire with connection to the life, work and inspiration of Ayrshire-born Scottish poet Robert Burns

Scotland's best-known poet, Robert Burns, was born on 25 January 1759 in a cottage in the village of Alloway, just to the south of the town of Ayr. He subsequently lived and worked in various locations around Ayrshire before his first collection of…

Ayrshire food trail: where to get the best seafood along the coast

20 Jul 2018

Where to find fish and shellfish around Ayrshire and Arran, fresh from the sea or expertly cooked and presented

With long sandy beaches and spectacular sea views, dramatic cliffs, undulating golf links and a string of coastal towns and villages, the identity of Ayrshire and Arran is intimately tied into its coastline on the Firth of Clyde.

Ayrshire food trail: where to go for a picnic in Ayrshire

20 Jul 2018

A selection of the places where you can buy food for a memorable local picnic along with locations to enjoy

There are always a few elements required to put together a memorable picnic, but some good food and the right location are the essentials. Ayrshire and Arran offers plenty to help out on both scores.

Ayrshire's best foods and local produce

24 Mar 2015

Discover a taste of Ayrshire and Arran with our guide to the best food of the region

The importance of Scotland's first potatoes each year to see sunlight is being backed up by a PGI application to have the Ayrshire 'earlies' name protected. Girvan Early Growers Ltd are a cooperative of farmers and companies, including the mighty Albert…