Turnberry is a village, famous for its iconic golf course which is one of the best in the world. Home to two championship courses and the Colin Montgomerie Links Golf Academy, golf enthusiasts should happily base themselves here. On the coast is Turnberry Lighthouse, built in 1873 and the ruins of Turnberry Castle, thought to be the birthplace of Robert the Bruce in 1274. The magnificent Culzean Castle in nearby and the granite island of Ailsa Craig, home to 40,000 gannets, is ten miles offshore.