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Kirkmichael a small village situated three miles east of Maybole and ten miles from south of central Ayr is an attractive place amidst the hills of South Ayrshire in Scotland. The visitor guide on Kirkmichael offers you information about the place, accommodation and Hotels In Kirkmichael.

The history of Kirkmichael is impressive and dates back to 1200s when John de Gemmelstoun initiated a church which he dedicated to St Michael. The village was then named after him and was known as Kirkmichael of Gemilston and later was further changed. The church seen here was designed in a T-design in order to accommodate more people in a limited space. The church was unique in its class with its architectural style and the lich gate.



Local Sights & Activities for Kirkmichael

The famous and most rhythmic facet of Kirkmichael is the Guitar festival held every year. This festival makes Kirkmichael the guitar village of Scotland and attracts music lovers all over the world.

Kirkmichael is famous for the world famous Tourist Trophy Motor racing that dates back to 1906. Touted as one of the  greatest motorcycle road races in the world, the Isle of Man TT races have developed into a brand of its own.

Kirkmichael Events

  • Strathardle Highland Gathering

    The 133rd Strathardle Highland Gathering features traditional Highland Games where activities include caber tossing, piping, tug o' war, Highland dancing competition, special attractions and refreshments

  • Glenisla Highland Games

    The Hundred and Forty-fourth Annual Glenisla Highland Games for the preservation of the Language, Music, Games and Dress of the Highlands of Scotland will take place on 22nd August 2014.

Kirkmichael Hotels & Accommodation

There are many options for a great Accommodation in Kirkmichael with many hotels providing comfortable stay with all modern amenities in beautiful locations.

Hotels In Kirkmichael

  • The Strathardle Inn
  • Log Cabin Hotel

Self Catering Cottages in Kirkmichael