Burns Holiday Cottage is near the Doon Valley. There you can find the Loch and the Castle,
and may be an Osprey.
On the way you pass through the village of Dalmellington where a sign advertises 'Dark Skies', 'A Village in the Stars'
indicating that on clear nights astronomy could be an interesting option.
(Sorry we offer no
guarantee of clear sky !)
The Scottish Dark Sky Observatory.
Delmellington was the home of the Blacksmith Poet Robert Hetrick. They have a Curling Rink at Craigengillan.
There is a stone circle erected as a memorial to seven mining villages of the Doon Valley. If you are
lucky you might get to hear one of Scotland's oldest Brass Bands, 153 years old in 2017.
New Cumnock Swimming Pool and Town Hall
Knockshinnoch is a Scottish Wildlife Trust Wetland Reserve.
Artist Jane Ross.
Turn left out of Burnside towards Dalmellington.
Pass the Old School House.
Her place is on the left.
She is open on Sundays.
Scottish Industrial Railway Centre.
Loch o' th' Lowes Scottish Wildlife Trust
The Baird Institute Museum and Gallery
Blackstone Farm Clyesdales and Dig-a-Day
New Cumnock Golf Course
Ballochmyle Golf Club Golf Course
The Cumnock Tryst - Music Festival
Crawick Multiverse 13.5 miles
Galloway Forest Park 18 miles
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum 22 miles
Ayr Races 23 miles
Ayr 22 miles
Dumfries 42 miles
JM Barrie-Moat Brae-Peter Pane 43 miles
Kelburn Castle and Eastate 43 miles
Glasgow 46 miles
Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park 50 miles
Black Loch Fishery 66 miles
Edinburgh 70 miles
Kelpies, The Helix, Grangemouth 72 miles