254. Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom

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Why

Prestwick is home of the Golf Open. So, if you’re a golf fan, you should visit. Even if you’re not, the town is quite scenic, so you won’t be disappointed.

Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom - Prestwick Golf Club

Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom – Prestwick Golf Club

Where

Prestwick is located on the west coast of Scotland just north of Ayr and south of Troon. Glasgow is not far away heading northeast.

How To Get Here

By Train

The service is provided by Trainline and ScotRail you can book also your ticket there.

Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom - Train Station

Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom – Train Station

By Plane

The closest airport is Prestwick Airport (PIK) which is served by Ryanair (FR).

Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom - Prestwick Airport (PIK)

Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom – Prestwick Airport (PIK)

The nearest major airport is Glasgow International Airport (GLA).

The following airlines serve the Glasgow International Airport (GLA):

Aer Lingus (EI), Air France (AF), American Airlines (AA), Air Canada (AC), Air Transat (TS), BH Air (8H), British Airways (BA), BH Air (8H), Blue Air (0B), Condor (DE), Delta Air Lines (DL), Emirates (EK), Eurowings (EW), EasyJet Airlines (U2), flybe. (BE), Germanwings (4U), Icelandair (FI), Jet2.com (LS), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Ryanair (FR), Virgin Atlantic Airways (VS), Wizz Air (W6) and WestJet (WS).

 

By Bus

The area is served by Citylink and National Express.

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Where To Stay

There are a few places to stay in the town. Some are right across the street from the Prestwick COuntry Club Golf Course within waking distance of the railway station.

Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom - Hotel

Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom – Hotel

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat

Walk the city and find a suitable place to eat. There are not too many choices, but you’ll find somewhere that tickles your fancy.

Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom - red lion eat drink

Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom – red lion eat drink

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

Check out the gold course as its the home of the Gulf Open. Also head down to the beach and enjoy the amazing views.

Prestwick, Scotland UnitedKingdom - Prestwick Beach

Prestwick, Scotland UnitedKingdom – Prestwick Beach

 

Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom - Monkton and Prestwick North Parish Church

Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom – Monkton and Prestwick North Parish Church

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Check out some tours from Viator.

Additional Information

Language: Scottish English

Currency: GBP Pound (£)

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Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom - Monkton and Prestwick North Parish Church

Prestwick, Scotland United Kingdom – Monkton and Prestwick North Parish Church

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