Girvan Harbour Pontoons

About Girvan Harbour Pontoons

Welcome to Girvan Harbour Pontoons - 35 modern berths for a range of vessels with electricity and water supplies, secure quayside access and CCTV - funded by Scottish Enterprise, European Union European Regional Development Fund and South Ayrshire Council through the Sail West project.

£500,000 has been invested to enhance the facilities and services available to sailors from across the globe, so we hope this encourages you to stop off and spend some time with us in South Ayrshire.

Following on from the success of the funding for the new pontoons at Girvan, South Ayrshire Council and Ayrshire Roads Alliance have focused their attention on improving the Harbour Masters office. They have done this by sourcing funding from the FLAG, matched by South Ayrshire Council, for new facilities to be built to provide modern amenities for both leisure craft and commercial operators.

This facility will meet the Girvan Harbour Users Group aspirations by providing a modern office for the management of the harbour, landings and welfare for vessel owners and contribute to establishing a vibrant, sustainable and welcoming harbour for commerce, leisure and the wider community of Girvan, South Carrick and South Ayrshire


Out and about

Girvan Harbour Pontoons

How to get here

By Air

Prestwick International Airport is situated in the heart of Ayrshire and Glasgow International Airport is only a 1 hour drive. Ryanair is the main airline flying into Prestwick with a number of direct flights from London and Europe, other airlines also use this route. Check the contacts below for further information.

By Rail

There are main train stations at Ayr, Prestwick, Prestwick Airport and Kilmarnock. Main line trains leave from Glasgow Central Station and this is where the London Sleeper service connects.

By Land

From England just head towards Carlisle and then follow signs for Kilmarnock and Ayr once you have crossed the Scottish Border. The scenic Galloway Tourist Toute along the A713 is a beautiful alternative to the main roads. From the north, just head south towards Glasgow and pick up the M77/A77.

There are also express coach links from all major cities, via Glasgow and a good network of local bus services within Ayrshire and on the Isle of Arran.

By Sea

There are ferry services from Larne to Cairnryan, Belfast to Stranraer, Ardrossan to Brodick and Largs to Cumbrae. High speed ferries are available from Belfast and Larne to Troon.

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