Arran � often described as Scotland in Miniature � this majestic island may be bathed in sunshine, shrouded in mist or drookit with rain � take Brodick Castle and Gardens as your starting-point � only a ferry-trip away;
Robert Burns Country � Scotland�s National Bard was Ayrshire born-and-bred � see Burns Cottage at Alloway, near Ayr, and follow the Heritage Trail � an hour�s drive away;
Culzean Castle � a tour de force by Robert Adam, now flagship of the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) � near Ayr � an hour's drive away;
Helensburgh � famous for Hill House, masterpiece of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, now also in the care of the NTS � an hour's drive away;
Loch Lomond and the Trossachs - now a National Park - see how beautiful and majestic Scotland can be - only an hour's drive away;
Glasgow � for example, the Burrell Art Collection, a repository of superb fine art collected by a Glasgow shipping magnate � an hour's drive away;
Stirling � Braveheart Country - steeped in the history of William Wallace, one of Scotland's greatest heroes; climb the inspiring Wallace Monument and see William's mighty broadsword - only 90 minutes' drive away;
Edinburgh � Scotland's Capital City � one of the loveliest cities in Europe � home of the International Festival and leading cultural events � two hours� drive (or less) away.
Carlton stands in about half-an-acre of private ground, leading straight onto Seamill shore and its extensive, sandy beach.
Rose Garden � natural "suntrap", ideal for sitting out, sunbathing or eating al fresco on a glorious summer's day (weather permitting!)
Croquet Lawn � try this traditional game of skill and strategy � often more combative than it appears � good, knockabout fun!
Kitchen Garden - currently being re-landscaped, to form a private, shaded, tree-lined haven - for pensive reading and relaxation
Private, on-site car-park � for 6 to 8 cars � at owner�s risk, of course
Carlton Seamill, Seamill, West Kilbride, United Kingdom KA23 9NE
How to travel to us
Prestwick and Glasgow Airports;
The Arran Ferry (between Brodick and Ardrossan);
The A78 (running between Greenock and Ayr);
Hourly trains from Glasgow Central Station to West Kilbride Station;
Taxi service from West Kilbride to Seamill;
Local bus services.
Nearby Attractions and Services
|20 miles||Culzean Castle, near Ayr|
|13 miles||Isle of Arran|
|3 miles||Hunterston, West Kilbride|
|5 miles||Vikingar, Largs|
|2 miles||Portencross, West Kilbride|
|4 miles||Kelburn Estate, Fairlie|
|5 miles||Largs Yacht Haven, Largs|
|5 miles||Blair Estate, Dalry|
|200 yards||Seamill Hydro|
|2 miles||Arran Ferry, Ardrossan|
|5 miles||Cumbrae Ferry, Largs|
|30 miles||New Lanark (World Heritage Site)|
|40 miles||Loch Lomond & Trossachs|
|20 miles||Robert Burns Heritage Trail, Ayr|
|40 miles||Stirling (Braveheart Country)|
|90 miles||Edinburgh - Festival City|
Rates & Availability
|January To December||90.30||90.30||per room per night|
Tariff - updated annually - available on enquiry.
During low-season - seven days for the price of six
Single-person occupancy - by negotiation
*Please contact advertiser for rates & availability for your travel dates.