High Smithstone farm is in an enviable location. Set in the beautiful countryside of North Ayrshire, on the outskirts of Kilwinning, high up on a hill with fantastic views of the surrounding countryside and Firth of Clyde. And yet, we are still only a 10 minute car journey from Kilwinning town centre.
We are ideally located to visit the Ayrshire towns of Ayr, Kilmarnock, Troon and Largs with each being no more than a 30 minute car journey away.
How to find us
By Rail. Kilwinning Train Station is 3 miles from High Smithstone farm. Services from Glasgow to Ayr, Irvine, Largs and Ardrossan are frequent and all pass through Kilwinning. The excellent rail links has lead to Kilwinning being known as ‘The crossroads of Ayrshire’.
The nearest airports are Glasgow Prestwick International Airport (15 miles) and Glasgow Airport (20 miles).
We are a 20 minute drive from the ferry terminal at Troon and just under 2 hours from the ferry terminal at Stranraer.
Kilwinning has excellent road links with the rest of Ayrshire. The town is bypassed by the A78 dual carriageway, which provides connections to the A71 and A77 dual carriageways and the Glasgow bound M77 motorway.
Leave the M8 at junction 28A and merge onto the road signposted Irvine A737. Follow the signs for Irvine until you reach Dalry. At traffic signals in Dalry turn left. At the next set of traffic signals continue forward onto the A737 sign posted Kilwinning. Continue along this road until you see the sign post warning of possible queues you should now prepare to turn right at the next road. This is a single track road with passing places. Turn left and almost immediately right at the junction. Follow this road round to the left, pass the detached cottage, until you arrive at High Smithstone farm on your left.
Take the A77 from Ayr and follow the road until you reach the Dutch House Roundabout. At Dutch House Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A78. Follow the A78 until you reach the Pennyburn Roundabout. At Pennyburn Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A738 signposted Kilwinning. Continue forward at the mini-Roundabout. At traffic signals turn left onto Whitehirst Park Road. Take the 1st exit at the Roundabout. This is a single track road with passing places. At the junction turn right and follow the road round and continue past the farm on the right. Take the next road on the right. High Smithstone farm is a ½ mile along this road on the right.