©

Fairlie trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Fairlie

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  Scotland  /  Ayrshire  /  North Ayrshire  /  Fairlie
Fairlie is a village in North Ayrshire, Scotland.Location and statusFairlie sits on the eastern shore of the Firth of Clyde and looks across to the Isle of Arran and the Cumbraes.It is currently little more than a commuter village, with few businesses still running within Fairlie. These include the "Village Inn" (a pub and restaurant), a petrol station, a deli, a Chinese takeaway and a small gift and flower shop.According to the 2001 census, Fairlie counted 1,510 residents.Fairlie House near Gatehead, Ayrshire in East Ayrshire was named after the Fairlie family of Fairlie; it previous name had been Little Dreghorn.HistoryKing David I of Scotland appointed Sir Richard de Morville, a Norman, to hold land in Scotland. Thus he became High Constable of Scotland and Lord of Cunninghame, Largs and Lauderdale. This piece of land was later sub-divided among Richard's relatives and friends, and, in the 13th century, the land of Fairlie was held by the de Ros (or Ross) family of Tarbert, the land to the North was held by the Boyle family and to the South by the Sempill family.
Plan your trip to Fairlie and other United Kingdom (UK) destinations using our handy United Kingdom (UK) tour planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Fairlie

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Places to visit with Fairlie

Edinburgh Best for: Historic Sites, Museums, Nature Glasgow Best for: Museums, Nightlife, Historic Sites Inverness Best for: Historic Sites, Nature, Museums Durness Best for: Nature, Beaches, Museums Fort William Best for: Nature, Museums, Historic Sites

Where to stay in Fairlie

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor