Visitor guide on Auchinleck in East Ayrshire offer you information on and around the place including accommodation and Hotels In Auchinleck.

Auchinleck is a town located north of the Lugar Water, five miles south-east of Mauchline and close to Cumnock in East Ayrshire in Scotland. The village has been linked with the Boswell family from the early 16th century. James Boswell is well known as an author, biographer, lawyer, and diarist. The Auchinleck House was commissioned here during 1760. The parish church situated here boasts the portrait of James Boswell and William Murdoch.

Local Sights & Activities for Auchinleck


The Boswell museum is also located here showcasing many facts and artifacts. Auchinleck also holds a railway station while the Barony Colliery located in the west closed during 1989. The town also bestows a castle which marks its historic relevance.

Auchinleck Events

Cumnock Music Festival

2013 marks ten years of this local multi-arts festival. Mixing music, art, comedy, poetry and a popular carnival, the bill includes Les Mc Ewan's Legendary Bay City Rollers, Talon: The Best of the Eagles, Phil Collins and Koda.

Auchinleck Alive and Kicking Festival

Ever since it was started in 2010,Auchinleck Alive and Kicking Festival, has become one of the most popular events in this small village in Ayrshire. Drawing scores of tourists and spectators, this festival offers diverse entertainment options.

Boswell Book Festival

Boswell Book Festival will be held in May 2014 at Auchinleck House, by Auchinleck

Auchinleck Hotels & Accommodation

With tourist inflow to explore the town and its historic past Auchinleck transformed into a warm tourist base. Visitors can find variety of accommodation in and around Auchinleck from hotels to holiday cottages all are available for guest with all necessary attractions.

Visitors can enjoy a variety of accommodation in and around Maud this small town holds comfortable hotels, holiday cottages, bed and breakfast and other staying options. Visitors can look for a pleasant stay here amidst all facilities and attractions.


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