South Whittlieburn Farm
Brisbane Glen Road, Largs, Ayrshire, KA30 8SN
Telephone: 01475 675881
Fax: 01475 675080
Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Farm
June 2003 - Top 10 finalists for 'Best Bed & Breakfast' chosen by "Which?"
Nominated for AA Landlady of the year 2005 and 2006
Nominated for AA Best Breakfast 2003, 2011, 2012 and 2013
Taste our Best Quality Assured 2014-2017 from Visit Scotland
Why not try our superb farmhouse accommodation? With lovely peaceful panoramic views on our working sheep farm. Ample parking, only 5 minutes drive from Largs. All rooms en-suite and have televisions, hospitality tray, hairdryers, radio alarms, DVD/CD/Video players etc. Television lounge and payphone. Warm friendly hospitality,enormous delicious breakfasts highly recommended! AA 4 stars selected, STB 4 Stars, chosen by Which " Best Bed and Breakfast", Welcome Host! Nominated for AA Best Breakfast 2003, 2011, 2012 and 2013, Nominated for AA Landlady of the Year 2005 and 2006.
A warm welcome from Mary Watson. Enjoy a great holiday at South Whittlieburn Farm, for a holiday you will want to repeat where guests become friends!!
Hill walking, golf, horse riding, fishing, diving, sailing, theatre, swimming pool, putting green all nearby.
Single Bed & Breakfast from £45.00
Double Bed & Breakfast from £34.50 per person
Places of Interest to visit in and near Largs
(Best tourist town in Scotland Award 1995)
Brisbane Glen is where Sir Thomas MakDougal Brisbane the governor of the city of Brisbane in Australia came from.
Vikingar Centre about the Battle of Largs in 1263 between the Scots and the Norwegian Vikings
Kelburn castle and Gardens
Robert Burns, House and Centre, at Alloway/Ayr, about the life of this famous poet
The cathedral at Millport (The smallest Cathedral in Europe)
Inverary Jailhouse and the castle, Culzean Castle, Ayr all half day trips from Largs
Prestwick and Glasgow airports and The Irish Ferry at Troon are 40 minutes from Largs by car.
Trains go hourly to Glasgow, where city tour available
Ferries go several times a day to Islands of Arran, Bute and Cumbrae and Dunoon in Cowal
Plenty to see and do, or just relax and unwind amidst the magnificent scenery around the Firth of Clyde in Scotland.
Suggestions on Day Trips out from South Whittlieburn Farm, Largs
CAL/MAC Ferries go several times a day to the Isle of Cumbrae and you can either take your car on the boat, or leave your car in Largs and cross by boat and get a bus into the lovely town of Millport where you can hire bicycles and cycle the 8 miles round the flat scenic coastline of the island.
Take your car on the Caledonian Macbrayne ferry to the Isle of Bute from Wemyss Bay, and explore Rothesay and surrounding countryside. Visit Mount Stuart, the Marquis of Butes home (worth a visit!.) Then take the Rhubodach to Colintraive CAL/MAC Ferry and motor round the Kyles of Bute to Tighnabruaich - in my opinion one of the loveliest parts of Scotland. Then go via Loch Fyne to Strachur and back by the Dunoon to Gourock Western Ferry and then drive back to Largs.
Leave your car at Ardrossan and take the 9.45 CAL/MAC ferry to Isle of Arran and get the bus, which will take you all round the island with a stop for lunch, and the driver will point out the places of interest. Or go to Brodick Castle National Trust (it is very expensive to take your own car). It is cheaper to hire a car at Brodick Pier.
Drive over the Erskine Bridge, up Loch Lomond to Tarbert, call in at Lochgoilhead and Carrick Castle, then go on to Inverary and see thecastle and the jailhouse (which has won a lot of tourist awards) then either return to Largs via the Dunoon Western Ferry, or back by Helensburgh and the Erskine Bridge.
Why not try a wildlife tour boat trip with "Cumbrae Voyages" round the local islands.
Culzean Castle (National Trust) drive along the coast via Ayr and the fishing village of Dunure.
Robert Burns Centre, Dean Castle, Burrell Collections, Art galleries, Old Transport Museum, Rennie Macintosh, Dalgarven Mill are a few of the many places of interest. Also Kelburn castle and country centre.
What's the Big Attraction about Largs
Largs is the most attractive seaside resort in the West of Scotland and the gateway to the islands of the Firth of Clyde. It is situated at the centre of the best sailing waters in Europe and surrounded by the hills of Clyde Muirsheil Regional Park. It was named Scotland's top tourist town in 1995 by readers of The Herald.
From Skelmorlie in the North to Seamill in the South, the Largs Coast boasts a wide range of visitor's attractions, historic sites and things to do both on land and sea.
The town itself has a newly up graded promenade, theatre, amusements, lively restaurants, dozens of pubs and good speciality shopping. And every visitor will want to take the ferry trip to Millport on the Island of Cumbrae or explore one of the other beautiful islands across the water.
Caravan Park and Campsite
Welcome to our lovely, peaceful, small caravan and campsite on our working sheep farm in Brisbane Glen, just two and a half miles northeast of the popular tourist resort of Largs. There are ferries to the islands, trains, buses, shops and entertainment. The half acre lawned field has good views, part sloping, part hard standing, toilet, shower, sinks, razor points, hookups. There is four star bed and breakfast available in the farmhouse.
Onsite Facilities- 5 Tourers/Motorhomes, (Some Hard Standing), Tents, Hookups Toilets, Shower, Dish-washing, Pets Allowed.
Offsite Facilities- Food Shop 2.5m, Gas 2.0m, Bar/Pub 2.5m, Restaurant 2.5m, Takeaway Food 2.5m, Laundrette 2.5m, Indoor Heated Pool 2.5m, Tennis Courts 2.5m, Fishing 0.5m, Golf Course 2m, Horse Riding 3m, Not Sandy Beach 2.5m.
Fees from £15.00
Open All Year Round
Where are We
Our working sheep farm is situated north east of Largs - only five minutes from the town centre. Travel approximately half a mile along A78 shore road from town centre/pier, heading for Greenock, and turn right at large signpost for Brisbane Glen Road. Drive for approximately two and a half miles - it is the second farm on the left-hand side but the only one on the roadside.
Directions to South Whittlieburn Farm
From M8 at Glasgow Airport take the A737 to Lochwinnoch, then the A760 to Largs.
OR From the M74 to Stonehouse, then the A71 to Irvine and then the A78 to Largs Sea Front.
Travel along the A78 Shore Road from the town centre/pier heading for Greenock, then just past the vikingar centre, turn right at Douglas Street, which continues into Brisbane Glen Road
Travel for approximately 2.5 miles, we are the second farm on the left hand side. (But the only one on the Road Side).
We are approximately 26 miles (40 mins. drive) from both Glasgow and Prestwick Airports and car ferry from Troon to Belfast.
The trains from Largs to Glasgow (Central Station) leave every hour at ten to the hour, and journey takes approx. 45 mins.
Ferries run continually to Island of Cumbrae, from Largs.
Ferries to Arran go fromArdrossan.
Ferries to Bute go from Wemyss Bay.
Ferries to Dunoon go from Gourock (or from M'ilroy's Point, (near Cloch Lighthouse) To Hunters Quay)
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