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Maidens Turnberry Beach

Maybole, South Ayrshire

Maidens is a small village with a long sandy beach and a grassy foreshore.

Beach Type



Maidens has a harbour which can be used for pleasure boats
Two caravan parks
A picnic area and a play area


There is a horse riding school and this is a good destination for Bird-watchers

Nature and Wildlife

There are good walks to be had in the grounds of the nearby Culzean estate.

Water Quality




Tourist Information

Ayr TIC 22. Sandgate Ayr Ayrshire KA7 1BW.Tel: 01292 678100 Web:


Nearest town: Maybole
County: South Ayrshire
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3382, -4.81009
Postcode: KA26 9NX
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , South Ayrshire at Explore Britain.


Turn off the A77 in Maybole. heading for Dunure. At Pennyglen keep going straight. do not turn right to Dunure. This road leads to Maidens.

Nearest Railway Stations

Maybole (Approx. 5 miles away)
Girvan (Approx. 6 miles away)
Ayr (Approx. 11 miles away)
Newton-on-Ayr (Approx. 12 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There are two car parks close to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Harbour Road, Maidens (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Kirk Road, Maybole (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Lodge Road, Girvan (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Culzean Bay, Maybole (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Glenalla Road, Ayr (Unknown stay).
About 4.9 miles away
Maybole Station, Maybole (Unknown stay).
About 5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Maybole