The time in Prestwick is GMT
Prestwick Cross - Christmas Evening 2000 - with a smattering of snow on the ground
Information on the history of the town etc can be found at The Ayrshire locality Page, Prestwick. and a map of the area is available on a separate window by click here.
A new feature is a Prestwick Community" where people with an interest in Prestwick can join the Community and place postings about the town - perhaps find some lost friends and relatives in the town. To join the Community you must have a MSN passport - but the system will take you through the process.
Another new feature is an email directory, primarily intended as a means of contacting old school pals. This was added on 14th January 2001. Check out the directory at email directory.
Did you attend one of the Prestwick Schools then add your email address? Then go to Add and email address The database will be updated at least once a week.
The pages lists various hotels, garages, shops and leisure activity facilities. as well as details of transport facilities.
We hope that this page if of use to you and would appreciate any comments you have.
This page is in the way of a market research exercise. Whilst the information is not in detail, if visitors to the page feel it would be beneficial then we shall explore the possibility of expanding this feature, initially on Prestwick and then on to other towns.
If you feel expanded information would be of benefit to you and others please complete the form at the bottom of the page.
Schools of yesteryear
Hotel, 6 Ardayre Road, Prestwick KA9 1QN
Boydfield Gardens, the War Memorial and the Bank of Scotland
Old Course Hotel, 13 Links Road, Prestwick
Beach, 5 - 7 Links Road, Prestwick KA9 1QG
Golf View Hotel, 17 Links Road, Prestwick, KA9 1QG
Prestwick Cross, looking north.
Manor Park Hotel, 48 Kilmarnock Road, Monkton,
Braemar Hotel, 113 Ayr Road, Prestwick, KA9 1TN
Prestwick Cross - the first floor building on the left used to be the Town Hall, it has now been converted to flats
Carlton Hotel, 187 Ayr Road, Prestwick KA9 1TP
Fairways Hotel, 19 Links Road, Prestwick, KA9 1QG
Guest House, 213 Main Street, Prestwick
Ardbeg, 6 Ayr Road, Prestwick
The Freemans Hall
Mrs Auld, 66 Adamton Road, Prestwick
Bonhomie, 119 Ayr Road, Prestwick
Dalshian, 55 Midton Road, Prestwick
Fionn Fraoch, 64 Ayr Road, Prestwick
The Mercat Cross
Knox Bed & Breakfast, 105 Ayr Road, Prestwick
Parish Church, Waterloo Road
Monkton & Prestwick North Parish , Monkton Road
Prestwick South Parish,
St Nicholas Parish, Main Street
St Ninians Scottish Episcopal, Maryborough Road
St Quivox, St Quivox Road
Bethany Hall, Shaw Road, Prestwick
Bute Hall, Main Street, Prestwick
Prestwick Shore front
Another view of Prestwick Main Street
Prestwick Railway Station
Memorial in Boydfield Gardens
Elliots in the Main Street, previously Butlers, and the Royal Hotel. Perhaps there have been other names for the premises - if so please let me know.
Brandon Car Sales, Brandon Gardens
Brysons, The Cross
Seditas, St Quivox Road
Lion Taxis, Prestwick Airport, Prestwick - 01292 470016
Night Hawk, 129 Main Street, Prestwick - 01292 471371
Streamline, 16a Main Street, Prestwick - 01292 477525
Prestwick Black Taxis - 01292 474445 - mobile - 07759 634 082
Operated by Scotrail, there are direct services to and from Ayr, Newton on Ayr(not all trains), Prestwick Airport, Troon, Barassie(not all trains), Irvine, Kilwinning, Dalry, Paisley, Glasgow Central, Maybole, Girvan and Stranraer. Weekdays the trains run every half-hour to stations north of Prestwick. Trains south of Ayr ( Maybole, Girvan & Stranraer are not so regular.)
Indirect services via Ayr include Kilmarnock and Newcastle (trains do
not stop at Prestwick you can change at Troon - check timetable), and
via Kilwinning, trains to Ardrossan, Saltcoats, West Kilbride and Largs.
Ardrossan, Saltcoats etc trains run every half-hour on weekdays.
There are a variety of local bus services running round Prestwick and into Ayr. These run every 15 minutes.
Long Distance Services are operated through Prestwick to Stranraer, Glasgow, Kilmarnock, Troon, Irvine, Ardrossan, Largs, and Greenock.
Glasgow Prestwick Airport is situated just north of the town and has services to Ireland, Spain, France, Poland, Greece, Italy, Latvia operated by RyanAir. See Prestwick Airport Destinations for more details. Prestwick also hosts various holiday companies during the year.
Holiday Flights can be checked out here and daily scheduled services can be checked from the above link to the airport site.
Glasgow Abottsinch Airport is situated approximately thirty miles north of Prestwick. It can be reached by taking the train to Paisley Gilmour Street and then by service bus or taxi to the Airport. Alternatively take the train to Glasgow Central and then a coach out to the airport, located near to Paisley. Regular flights to London Heathrow, Gatwick and Stanstead are avialable as well as flights to various airports in Europe and America.
If you would like to look up some old school pals have a look at this email directory. It was only introduced on 14th January 2001 so it will take a while to build up.
Prestwick Academy, Newdykes Road - formerly Prestwick High School.
Glenburn Primary School, Sherwood Road
St Ninians Primary, Adamton Road North
Kingcase Primary, Adamton Road South
1st Prestwick BB
2nd Prestwick BB
3rd Prestwick BB
4th Prestwick BB
12th Ayrshire Scouts (Beavers[Frid],Cubs[Thurs], Scouts[Frid])
14th Ayrshire Scouts (Beavers, Cubs and Scouts [Frid])
Phoenix Explorer Scout Unit [Friday]
1st Monkton Brownies [Tuesda]
1st Prestwick (Brownies [Monday]
2nd Prestwick (Rainbows[Tuesday], Brownies[Thursday])
3rd Prestwick(Brownies and Guides [Monday])
4th Prestwick (Rainbows[Monday] and Brownies [Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday] & Guides[Wednesday])
Caledonian Boys Club
Swimming Pool operated by South Ayrshire Council. The pool is open daily except Thursdays for general swimming.
The Space Place, located beside the Swimming Pool, is a purpose-built centre for young people located in Prestwick.
Tennis for All Indoor and outdoor courts.
Cricket Club - Private
St Cuthberts Golf Club, East Road - Private
St Nicholas Golf Club, Grangemuir Road - Private
Old Prestwick Golf Club, Links Road - Private
Prestwick Indoor Bowling Club - Private
Howie Bowling Club
Prestwick Bowling Club
Prestwick Sailing Club
Prestwick Public Library - Kyle Street.
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