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About Botanics


Botanics is in a prime location on the edge of Kilmaurs, close to Kilmarnock. Bounded by open countryside, it is only 2 minutes’ walk from Kilmaurs Rail Station. With ongoing links to Kilmarnock, Glasgow, Ayr and beyond, the train from the village to Glasgow Central Station takes around half an hour and departs every 30 minutes- ideal for commuting, shopping and socialising. With the M77 only minutes away, Irvine and Ayr are within easy reach, with Glasgow city centre only a 30 minute drive. Glasgow International and Glasgow Prestwick Airports are equidistant, putting Kilmaurs within 3 hours of London.


Kilmaurs is a conservation village, with a rich and interesting history. The Early Childhood Centre and Primary School are within easy walking distance of Botanics. Secondary pupils usually attend one of 2 highly regarded schools, Stewarton Academy or St Joseph’s Academy in nearby Kilmarnock. A thriving community, Kilmaurs boasts a doctors’ surgery, pharmacy, butcher, hair stylists, Post Office, restaurant, pubs, cafes and hot food outlets. Community groups and events abound and include East Ayrshire Community Walking Festival, an annual fun day and an agricultural show. The village has its own bowling green, lawn tennis courts and football clubs. A specialist cycling shop and cycling club make Kilmaurs ideal for enthusiasts.


The new state-of-the-art Stewarton Sports Centre is a few minutes’ drive, Dean Castle Country Park offers woodland walks, an adventure playground and there are several golf courses nearby. More restaurants, shops, a cinema and theatre are minutes away by train, bus or car.

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