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Walkabout Auld Ayr Town

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Tour commences from Queen's Court, Sandgate, Ayr, Scotland
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Sad to see such a wonderful Town so run down

Was very sad and disappointed to see so many shops disappeared from the Kyle centre,main street and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Barry2137
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Donaghadee, United Kingdom
Disappointed with the mess of my home town.

My husband and I are visiting my home town this weekend ,which I haven't been to for over a... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
loganhousehold7
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Would you not like to see where the 1st Scottish Parliement was held in 1315, where the last Witch in Ayr was burned , where the covenanters are burried, and where Tam o' Shanter & Soutter Johnnie used to meet after a long hard day at the market to celebrate their long friendship and the monies they had lost and made. in the world famous Tam o Shanter Inn.Donalds award winning tours , take you in the foot steps of Robert Burns , Se where he was born , where he farmed , ate drank slept , & socialised . Trace his footsteps with Donald dressed as the Bard himself , hear the tales listen to the poetry and see the beautiful countryside There is a lot more to Ayr than the Beach & Butlins
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28 Aug 2017
“Sad to see such a wonderful Town so run down”
13 Aug 2016
“Disappointed with the mess of my home town.”
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Tour commences from Queen's Court, Sandgate, Ayr, Scotland
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Was very sad and disappointed to see so many shops disappeared from the Kyle centre,main street and side streets. Could do with a spruce up and a bit more care and attention to the street cleanliness . On the other hand the kids fun park...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

My husband and I are visiting my home town this weekend ,which I haven't been to for over a year,and was horrified at the state of Ayr town Centre.What are South Ayrshire Council playing at the whole town is a mess.I feel sorry for people...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

We asked Donald to provide a walking tour of Ayr for some friends (four of us in total), all being from Lancashire and all with an interest in history. The tour was fascinating and excellently delivered. Donald is highly knowledgable and very engaging. It was...More

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RabMossgiel, Owner at Walkabout Auld Ayr Town, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2016

Thanks guys I really enjoyed showing you around and letting you into some of the history that surrounds Auld Ayr Town . I'm glad you had an enjoyable tour /evening and all arrived back home safe & sound Best wishes for the future Donald

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Reviewed 16 September 2015

I didn't like the tired old buildings covered in dirt which needed to be pulled down and replaced. What I saw was quite depressing and I think they could do better. Why hold on to the old when it holds you back from the new?...More

1  Thank John T
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Reviewed 12 May 2015

Ayr is a nice town to walk about but like most town centres now it could do with some life being put back into it. A lot of empty shops but hopefully they will be taken soon

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Reviewed 4 March 2015

Be aware this attraction is only open on Tuesdays (Feb to Nov) Saturdays in July and August. This Kirk (Church) is well worth the visit, I was only on a day trip but the historical significance and the beauty of the building is well worth...More

2  Thank lesviv
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

We chose the walkabout auld Ayr tour as part of a year-long series of events to mark our mother's 80th birthday. She was born and brought up in a small mining village in Ayrshire and at the time Ayr was a grand and exciting metropolis...More

4  Thank Aileen H
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

We booked a full day private tour with Donald to combine the Robbie Burns sites with some family history locations I wanted to visit. We were not disappointed. Donald was great. He picked us up at the train station in Newton and had already checked...More

1  Thank bbperegrines
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

Recently met Donald (Rabbie) during the course of our Town Twinning French friend's visit. Despite the obvious potential for the Language Barrier to raise it's ugly head, our historic walk around Ayr was thoroughly enjoyed by all concerned. Our french friends, not surprisingly, found everything...More

2  Thank ETelford
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Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

My husband and I chose Rab's full day tour when we visited Ayr for the weekend and spent an amazing few hours moving through many aspects of Burns history and life. He brought each areas to life and linked them up for us in a...More

2  Thank Ruth W
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