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The Latest News from in and around the Carrick area.
  • Ayrshire & Arran is where you can create your own treasured moments. Watch our video and discover some of the regions’ highlights:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsNcctuGQGE&feature=youtu.be  
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    The Ballantrae Smugglers were delighted to receive a message that La Malouine a twin masted French Brigantine tall ship, had slipped unseen into the Port of Stranraer for supplies, on her way to replenish Ballantrae’s stocks of tea, tobacco, salt ...
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    The windy weather on Sunday 10 May, didn't deter almost four thousand people from turning up for the first ever Ballantrae Festival of Food & Drink. With numbers exceeding all expectations, visitors flocked to the event which was held in a gra...
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    Ballantrae celebrates its’ colourful smuggling history with a week of events and activities for all ages. Go to YouTube and key in Ballantrae Smugglers Festival 2014 for a short video clip of the 2014 Smugglers Festival (our second) and go to our ...
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    The weekend  of the 6th and 7th of September 2014 sees the return of the Doors Open Day in South Ayrshire and other parts of Scotland. Doors Open Days in Ayrshire are organised by volunteers from the Kyle & Carrick Civic Society, wit...
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Discover treasured moments in Ayrshire & Arran

03 Sep 2015
Ayrshire & Arran is where you can create your own treasured moments. Watch our video and discover some of the reg... more

TALL SHIP DELIVERS CONTRABAND TO BALLANTRAE

31 Aug 2015
The Ballantrae Smugglers were delighted to receive a message that La Malouine a twin masted French Brigantine tall sh... more

Ballantrae Food Festival 2015

19 May 2015
The windy weather on Sunday 10 May, didn't deter almost four thousand people from turning up for the first ever Balla... more

Ballantrae Smugglers' Festival 2015 and a look back at previous years

28 Nov 2014
Ballantrae celebrates its’ colourful smuggling history with a week of events and activities for all ages. Go to YouTu... more

Doors Open Day in South Ayrshire

28 Aug 2014
The weekend  of the 6th and 7th of September 2014 sees the return of the Doors Open Day in South Ayrshire and ot... more

SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT FOR CARRICK

15 Jul 2014
Observant travellers in South Ayrshire will have noticed new “Welcome to Carrick, Ayrshire” road signs marking the ... more

Girvan now has a new VIP in town.

05 Jun 2014
The Girvan VIP (Visitor Information Point) was officially opened on the 31st of May 2014 and is based on the ground f... more

Practical Tourism Workshops

05 Jun 2014
The Carrick Tourism Business Network in conjunction with the Carrick Rural Opportunities Project  are holding a ... more

Carrick Community Heritage Trail on the BBC

17 Jan 2014
The Carrick Community Heritage Trail has been featured on the BBC News. Please follow the link for the clip:  ht... more

‘Ayrshire Smiles’ online

20 Sep 2013
Smiles all round at Ayrshire Business WeekAs part of the excellent range of events and activities scheduled for Ayrsh... more

South Ayrshire ‘road cycling park’ – first in Scotland

21 Jun 2013
South Ayrshire’s ambition to host the first ‘road cycling park’ in Scotland took a step closer this week with the... more

Newsletter - Summer Edition

21 May 2013
This is the latest Newsletters created by the Carrick Tourism Development Project. Highlighting key events, milestone... more

Newsletter - Spring Edition

05 Feb 2013
This is the latest Newsletters created by the Carrick Tourism Development Project. Highlighting key events, milestone... more

Local Tourism Development Newsletter - Sep 2012

30 Sep 2012
This is the first of a number of Newsletters created by the Carrick Tourism Development Project. Highlighting key e... more

Carrick - The bigger picture

13 Sep 2012
Ayrshire-based tourism photographer Alister Firth has been commissioned to supply new images of people and familie... more

Road show results

12 Sep 2012
Carrick Community Councils’ Forum (CCCF) set up a series of ‘Road Show’ presentations across South Ayrshire throughou... more