Riverside Lodge Hotel
“Friendly staff and good transport links” - AA Inspector
IRVINE, NORTH AYRSHIRE
Our Inspector's View
Usefully located just eight miles from Glasgow Prestwick Airport and 40 minutes from Glasgow itself, and handy for Royal Troon, Turnberry and Old Prestwick golf courses. Bedrooms are stylish and comfortable, with something for every budget from kings and twins to family rooms sleeping three, four or five guests.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 128
- Family rooms: 14
- Bedrooms Ground: 64
- Satellite TV available
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Private fishing
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 180
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 200
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About The area
Discover North Ayrshire
North Ayrshire clings to Scotland’s west coast and reaches out into the Firth of Clyde, claiming Arran as its own. Often described as ‘Scotland in miniature’, the scenic island of Arran, caught between the Ayrshire coast and the Kintyre Peninsula, has been a popular holiday resort for generations of Clydesiders, with excellent opportunities for outdoor activities around the island.
The Highland Boundary Fault runs through the island, and while the mountain of Goatfell dominates the skyline to the north, the south is much more level. The granite northern peaks are home to red deer, unique vegetation and raptors, while the narrow coastal plain has typically Hebridean raised beaches, on which tiny clachan (hamlet) settlements have developed, many now in ruins after the infamous Highland Clearances of the 19th century.
Back on the mainland, North Ayrshire takes in the towns of Irvine, Kilwinning, Largs and the ‘Three Towns’ – Ardrossan, Saltcoats and Stevenson. The area’s long sandy beaches and historic attractions make it an ideal destination to escape to from Scotland’s cities.
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