Prominently recognised as the birth place of Scottish poet Robert Burns (1759 – 1796), Alloway can be described as a leafy neighbour of Ayr comprising many Burns related attractions such as the museum and cottage where he was born. It has the advantage of retaining a village feel whilst being close to all the amenities of Ayr. Alloway features an array of impressive properties ranging from flats to family homes.
Eat and Drink
The Brig O’Doon is one of the most characteristic Hotel’s in Scotland, with scenic gardens making it an extremely popular wedding venue and tourist attraction. The Robert Burn’s Birthplace Museum Café also serves food between 10-3pm.
Sport and Recreation
Alloway is the home to Ayr Rugby club and offers rugby for all ages. Alloway also has Cambusdoon Sports Club which is multi-functional sports club which is host to Alloway Bowling Club, Ayr Cricket Club and Ayr Hockey Club. The Sports Club was built in 1997 on the new site of Robertson’s Field Alloway, Ayr. The Club has a purpose built floodlight astoturf pitch which can be hired for 7-a-side and 11-a-side football and hockey by members and non members. It has also proven to be an excellent facility for outdoor training for other sports.
For a gentle walk or a run Rozelle and Belleisle Park are near by and both offer scenic gardens and woodland walks, wonderful locations for a picnic on a summers day.
Alloway, benefits from having it’s own primary school making it the perfect location to raise a family.
Close to major rail and road links to Glasgow and Edinburgh, it is ideal for commuters.