Maidens lies to the south of the holiday park, and is the main access route
to the park. Maidens is a beautiful little coastal village blessed with a long
golden sandy beach contained within the rocks that shelter
The area is extremely popular with both residents and day trippers and
facilities include a restaurant, shop and café, a horse-riding centre, and a
An Island located approx 9 miles via boat from the holiday park. The island,
colloquially known as "Paddy's milestone", the now uninhabited island is
formed from the volcanic plug of an extinct volcano.
It is upon this island that blue hone granite was quarried to make curling
stones. Today, it is currently a bird sanctuary, providing a home for huge
numbers of gannets and an increasing number of puffins.
Throughout the summer months sightseeing and fishing trips are available
locally around the island.
|CULZEAN CASTLE & COUNTY PARK
Located on the holiday parks doorstep is one of Scotland's most popular
attractions and one of the National Trust for Scotland's finest properties.
The 18th century Culzean Castle and Country Park offers, something for
everyone, from the Castle's artworks and armoury collection, shops and
eateries, and the 242 hectare estate incorporating beaches, landscaped
gardens, deer park and historical buildings.
For more information visit the National Trust Website.
A mile south of Maidens is the village Turnberry, home of the world famous
Turnberry Hotel & Spa and Golf resort.
In additional to the resort, there is the iconic lighthouse at the north end of
the beach, which is situated on the ruin of the castle where Robert the
Bruce was born, Scotland's legendary king