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Loads of music to discover

We stopped in while on a day trip to Ayr recently, and were really impressed at all the items we... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
FLGal86
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West Palm Beach, Florida
Great Record Shop

Recently moved to new premises at Bridge Street in Ayr, Big Sparra Vinyl is a music lovers haven... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2015
killiealan
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Darvel, United Kingdom
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7 Aug 2017
“Loads of music to discover”
15 Jul 2017
“Wonderful selection and assistance ”
About
A small indy record store with a big heart. Pop in for a chat and check out our selection of old vinyl in perfect condition and new stuff too. We also sell CDs and DVDs.
Contact
7 New Bridge Street, Ayr KA7 1JX, Scotland
Website
+44 1292 737520
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 February 2014

Handily located just along from Ayr Railway Station and inside Burns Statue Square's Post Office, Big Sparra Vinyl is fast becoming an attraction in its own right. There's something really satisfying about spending an hour here, digging through the crates of records, hoping for that...More

6  Thank Purple C
Robert S, Owner at Big Sparra Vinyl, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2015

Kind words indeed. Thank you very much!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 April 2016

vast selection of records & cd's, staff on the surface very nice however I know my records and all the various goto online retailers myself and on a few occasions ive been in the store and just kept quiet and been hit with the old...More

5  Thank 808zebo
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We stopped in while on a day trip to Ayr recently, and were really impressed at all the items we found at Big Sparra Vinyl. Obviously there were loads of vinyl LPs and 45s, but also found other merch like books, t-shirts and CDs. Took...More

1  Thank FLGal86
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This independent record shop is full of unique finds as well as the classics! The owner is always extremely helpful when any help is needed and is always up for a chat! Recommend 100% to keep smaller shops alive!

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

I've been to a lot of records stores where the owner seems bored and completely uninterested in the material that they are selling. At Big Sparra the staff are incredibly friendly and always up for a general chat whenever I'm in. On top of that...More

2  Thank Connor J
Reviewed 14 April 2016

vast selection of records & cd's, staff on the surface very nice however I know my records and all the various goto online retailers myself and on a few occasions ive been in the store and just kept quiet and been hit with the old...More

5  Thank 808zebo
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Good selection of vinyl both new and used.Good friendly,helpful staff.All the used records I have bought have been in good condition and the prices are very fair.Well worth a trip if you are a vinyl enthusiast.

1  Thank alibasher
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Recently moved to new premises at Bridge Street in Ayr, Big Sparra Vinyl is a music lovers haven locally. I grew up (fortunately) in an era when the internet did not exist, so you learned about new music through making and exchanging mix tapes, magazines...More

3  Thank killiealan
Reviewed 20 July 2015

I'd met one of the people that worked here at a gig in Glasgow, didn't know the shop existed even though I only live a few miles away. I paid a visit as soon as I could, and I wasn't disappointed. Very friendly service. As...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

Nothing special a bit dark and dingy Good selection for music enthusiasts Could do with a clean felt dirty afterwards sorry

1  Thank Neil C
Robert S, Owner at Big Sparra Vinyl, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2015

Hello, please come and check out our new store on New Bridge st which is lovely and clean. And thanks for taking the time to add a review :) Robert

Reviewed 14 February 2014

Handily located just along from Ayr Railway Station and inside Burns Statue Square's Post Office, Big Sparra Vinyl is fast becoming an attraction in its own right. There's something really satisfying about spending an hour here, digging through the crates of records, hoping for that...More

6  Thank Purple C
Robert S, Owner at Big Sparra Vinyl, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2015

Kind words indeed. Thank you very much!

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