Girvan, South Ayrshire, West Scotland
This traditional harbour is used by a mixture of fishing and pleasure vessels. Visitors raft on pontoons or the wooden screen jetty along with local yachts. The town has a good range of shops, pubs, restaurants etc, and a rail connection to Glasgow and Stranraer. It is recommend that visitors call the mobile number prior to arrival.
Harbour channel depth is usually 1m plus chart datum: ie 3m of water at half tide, and is not usually dredged to 2.6 metres + chart datum as shown on charts.
Entrance not recommended 2 hours either side of low water when there is possibly less than 2 metres at the bar.
Phone : 01465 713648
VHF: channel 12 (office hours)
Facilities include: Harbour Master, Marina Facility, Mooring Fee Payable, Fresh Water, Shorepower, Petrol by can, Gas, Provisions Store, Rubbish Disposal, Toilets, Showers, Bar, Restaurant, Post Office, Slipway, Chandler, Boatyard.
Rail connection from the town to Glasgow and Stranraer. Good range of shops and entertainment facilities in the town. Culzean Castle lies a few miles north of the town. Turnberry golf course and hotel is located 5 miles north of Girvan. Girvan offers traditional seaside attractions including a boating lake and amusements. Girvan also has some beautiful beaches.