A trip to Ayrshire & Arran will see you discover a land of striking contrasts: rolling green hills, dramatic coastlines and island adventures. Birthplace of Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns; the region’s breath-taking scenery and memorable characters provided inspiration for some of Burns’ most well-known works. To celebrate Burns Night, 25 January, VisitScotland and haggis experts Macsween have teamed up to offer you and a friend the chance to win a trip to this inspiring region for yourself!
You will stay for two nights at the 4-star Gailes Hotel, perfectly positioned near the bustling towns of Troon, Ayr and Irvine, and enjoy stunning views towards the Isle of Arran. As 2015 is the Year of Food and Drink Scotland, you will be able to feast your senses with a class at The Cook School Scotland. With 80 miles of incredible coastline and acres of wonderful farmland, Ayrshire & Arran offers an excellent array of seasonal ingredients; you will have many dishes to choose from to cook and enjoy! As Burns and Haggis are inextricably linked, through the Burns Supper Address to a Haggis, you will also receive a luxury Macsween haggis hamper to enjoy at home!
Whilst in the area, take the time to follow in the footsteps of Burns with a visit to the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Brig o’ Doon and Burns monument. You will discover the fascinating story of the Ayrshire ploughman who rose from humble beginnings to become one of the world’s best known poets.
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