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AUFC Ayr United F.C. is South Ayrshire's senior football club.
Ailsa Craig Alisa Craig is a granite rock, 1,114 feet high, circumference two miles is the plug of an extinct volcano and is now a bird sanctuary.
Alloway Parish Church Campbell Douglas, 1857-58 added to 1877, 1890. Gothic-style.
Sixteen stained glass windows give a mini history of the art from 1858 to the present include works by:
Clayton and Bell, McLundie, Mayor & Co, Webb, Whall, Hamilton, Crombie, Webster, and the 1996 Four Seasons and Robert Burns Memorial from Susan Bradbury.
Architect: Campbell Douglas. Location: Beside B7024, S of Burns Cottage, opposite ruined Alloway Kirk, Alloway, Ayr, KA7
Ardstinchar Castle, Ballantrae Built in 1421, now a ruin, Mary Queen of Scots sheltered here on 8th August 1566.
The castle is closed off and protected by a Public Notice Warning.
It is located right beside the River Stinchar.
Auchans Castle (or House), Dundonald Ruins situated on A759 below Dundonald Castle.
Auchinleck House Built c 1760 by Lord Auchinleck, and inherited by his son James Boswell, biographer of Dr l Johnson. Johnson visited the house in 1773. Good example of 18C villa. Classical design is strongly influenced by Adam.
Fine pediment with elaborate detail and quote from Horace about contentment to be found in rural life. Saved by the Scottish Historic Buildings Trust. Restoration completed by the Landmark Trust.
Auld Kirk of Ayr Successor church to medieval St John's (at Bruce Crescent), funded partly by one thousand merks to assist in building the new kirk to succeed original relinquished by Cromwellian army of occupation.
Family church of Robert Burns, whose father was an elder. Fine interior with original pulpit, stained glass and three notable lofts. Wheelchair access ground floor only.
Architect: Theophilus Rankeine. Building Date: 1654.
Access from High Street at Kirkport or River Walk.
Auld Kirk of Kilbirnie Building founded 1470 and tower added 1490. Cunningham Aisle built 1597 and Crawford Gallery 1642 with its unique woodwork and armorials.
C S SJohnston added northern extension 1903-05. Superb windows and carved work make this one of the finest churches in Scotland.
Location: At junction of B780 and B777, Kilbirnie.
Auld Kirk, Alloway The setting for the enormously popular poem Tam O'Shanter. It was here Tam saw the witches and warlocks in devilish dance. The Kirkyard also contains the grave of William Burnes, the poet's father.
Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AACI) Based at Glasgow Prestwick Airport, ACCI provide assistance to businesses by offering an expanding range of business support and business generating services.

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