South Banks House, Ayrshire, Scotland



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    Lat: 55.7005

    Lon: -4.90069

South Banks House, Ayrshire, Scotland

Portencross on the North Ayrshire coast is the venue for our 5 summer art weekends the dates of which are,

May 17-19, June 14-16, July 12-14, August 16-18, September 6-8.

All artists materials including easels are supplied and guests are encouraged to sketch and paint in the open air, weather permitting.

Enjoy being creative in the large garden or nearby at Portencross Castle, a 14th century gem, the adjacent harbour and Portencross pier. The small hamlet of Portencross has wonderful views of the Isle of Arran, Wee Cumbrae and Alisa Craig and a ferry runs from Ardrossan, 3 miles away so day trips are an option for a longer stay. There is an art studio in the garden as well as a gazebo and pond with plenty of seating.

The accommodation is over 3 floors with 6 bedrooms with space for 8 guests maximum. There is a formal dining room as well as a comfortable lounge both with log fires and the house boasts a wealth of period features and artwork all over the house. All meals breakfast, morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are prepared using fresh local ingredients. Add on stays are available for £38 single and £50 double per room per night and we are very happy to welcome well behaved dogs. The garden is secure and there are lots of lovely dog walks close by. Free WiFi.

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