Kilmarnock or Cille Mhearnaig is a large town within the council area of East Ayrshire, lieutenancy area of Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. It lies along the banks of River Irvine in proximity with the city of Glasgow
. Its earliest known history dates back the time of Saint Marnock who founded a church within the area. The area today is famous for its arts, cultural heritage and interesting surroundings. It is also popular for its leisure and shopping destinations, for serving as a setting for various films as well as for being home to the whisky brand Johnnie Walker.
Top Attractions within KilmarnockGalleon Centre
is located at 99 Titchfield Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland, United Kingdom. The centre homes a healthy bar, fitness room, ice rink, swimming pool, two game halls, bowling hall, squash courts, table tennis and trampolining. It is one of the finest venues to relax and have fun. For more information visit www.galleoncentre.com
. Howard Park
formerly Barbadoes Green is a medium sized Public Park that was given by the Howard de Walden family to the town of Kilmarnock. Its features include a play area, paths, bicycle paths, trees and large grassy areas ideal for dog walkers. There are also a number of interesting places located near the park. Kay Park
covers around 30-acres of land that serves as a Public Park within the town of Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. The insurance broker Alexander Kay gave the site to the town as a gift. The park's highlights include a large green area, a miniature golf course and the Corinthian column that stands outside the park in memory of the year 1816 Parliamentary reformers. Laigh Kirk
is an ancient church that was built sometime during the year 1802. Its history however goes back the 17th century making it one of the oldest sites and buildings within the town. A visit to Laigh Kirk opens an opportunity see its beautiful architectural design, learn its history and explore its interesting narrow passageways. Palace Theatre
lies within an A-Listed red sandstone Italianate tower within the town of Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. The building where the theatre is currently located used to serve as a corn exchange before it was converted into a sanctuary of arts sometime in 1903. The theatre features wide variety of performances all year round and is a fine place to visit to enjoy and appreciate arts. The Garage
can be found at 34-36 Grange Street, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. It is a magnificent leisure destination ideal people of all ages most especially the young ones. The centre has 12 lanes of bowling, ball pools, chutes, creepy house, crawls, climbs, mazes, playpens terror slide, towers and so much more. For more information call +44 (0)1563 573355.