Ayr is a popular seaside resort located just 37 miles south west of Glasgow. It has a charming seafront and leafy green areas, championed by Scots who head there on long weekends and holidays. If you like a spot of golf, there are three public courses: Bellesile, Seafield and Dalmilling. For those who are equine inclined, Ayr Racecourse dates back to the 16th century. The venue is famous for hosting the Scottish Grand National, the Ayrshire Handicap and the Ayr Gold Cup.
Moving to Ayr
Ayr has an overall average house price of £149,852. It is more expensive than nearby Kincaidston, but is cheaper than Belmont and Alloway.
There are a variety of properties in Ayr, from magnificent period mansions, to flats perfect for couples starting on the property ladder. For prices over £300,000 families can live in incredible 4 bedroom detached properties, whereas prices at the lower end of £200,000 still provides ample family properties; usually semi-detached and with smaller gardens. Flats can be purchased for as little as £25,000 and a 2 bed semi in a quiet cul-de-sac can be purchased for £95,000.
There is a Britannia office located just 1 hour away from Ayr, in Glasgow. Therefore, we are perfectly situated to help you with your move to or from Ayr, and we also a have a variety of storage solutions available should you require them.
Attractions In Ayr
Aside from the racecourse, there are a number of popular attractions in Ayr. One of the most striking is Culzean Castle and country park. The extensive estate sits on top of a cliff, boasting landscaped gardens, lush woodland, and a rugged coastline. The architecture of the 18th century castle is incredible, having been designed by Robert Adam – the architect behind Osterley Park and Syon House in London.
Some of the best attractions for children and families are Ayr Seafront Playpark and Head of Ayr Farm Park. The farm has a variety of animals, from farmyard favourites to exotic meerkats, lemurs and camels. There are also a number of parks and rides, as well as a restaurant and café.
Ayr Transport Links
Ayr is just 30 minutes from the M77, a main artery into Glasgow. In good traffic the drive can take 45 minutes, but this is not ideal for commuters in rush hour. Fortunately, Ayr has a railway station which runs direct trains to Glasgow roughly every 20 minutes. Journey times range between 45 minutes and 1 hour 1 minute. There are also a number of through trains to Edinburgh. There are also services to Girvan, Kilmarnock and Stranraer.
Glasgow Airport is under 1 hour away and has numerous flights nationally and to destinations in Europe. There are also flights to America, the Caribbean, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and Africa.
There are a number of local bus services connecting Ayr to neighbouring towns and villages, as well as destinations further afield.
Removal Services in Ayr
If you are looking for removal services in Ayrshire, Britannia Movers of Glasgow is the first choice for customers covering towns such as Ayr and Kilmarnock and surrounding areas.
Storage Services in Ayr
Whether you are looking for storage for your personal effects or commercial storage for your business, our Glasgow-based warehouse provides a variety of options to suit your needs.
Contact us today to discuss your requirements. Our team looks forward to hearing from you.