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What are the major attractions in West Kilbride?
If your trip to West Kilbride is all booked but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.Nothing’s better than exploring new things, and you can do that at Portencross Castle. Ardneil Bay is another great detour.
What are the best road trip destinations near West Kilbride?
We know you’re eager to test out these new wheels of yours. How about taking a day trip out to Kilmarnock? Just 16 miles away, roll down the windows and let the wind rustle your hair on the drive there. Among your first few stops here should be Rugby Park, Kay Park and Dick Institute. Located 18 miles away, Isle of Arran is another popular option. If you visit, don’t miss Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal, Auchrannie Leisure Centre and Brodick Castle.
Where are the best beaches near West Kilbride?
There’s nothing nicer than dropping the car window and feeling the cool, salty breeze on your skin while you’re cruising along the seaside. Pack some food and spend a few hours basking in the sun at one of the magnificent beaches near West Kilbride. Popular options include:

  • Irvine Beach (10 miles away).
  • Lunderston Bay (17 miles away).
  • Kilbride Bay Beach (18 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for West Kilbride?
No other mode of transportation can give you freedom and convenience like your own car. No matter the reason for your escape to West Kilbride, has a great selection of vehicles for you to pick from. Heading to the city with your beloved? Rev up the romance by renting a mini or compact car. A delight to drive and a piece of cake to park, you’ll adore sitting side by side in one of these nifty rides. A minivan is perfect for families with youngsters. There’s enough space for everyone and you can go where you want, when you want. If you’re traveling for work, a premium car will take you from one meeting to another in comfort and luxury.
Should I get a luxury rental car in West Kilbride?
For some of us, owning a prestige vehicle is a little (or a lot!) out of reach. But renting your dream car is absolutely within your grasp! Experience the thrill of cruising into town in a high-end sports car, even if it’s only for a little while. Or perhaps all you’re looking for is a trusty set of wheels to get you quickly and safely from point A to point B. Flashy or thrifty? Whatever you’re looking for, there’s a rental car to suit your style in West Kilbride.
What side of the road do they drive on in West Kilbride?
The left side is where you’ll be driving in West Kilbride. Be aware that the controls of your rental car here, such as the steering wheel, will be on the opposite side of what you’re used to.
Is it difficult to park in West Kilbride?
Scoring a parking space in West Kilbride shouldn’t be too hard. Of course, it can depend on the time and place — it may be tricky parking right in the center during busier periods.
Does West Kilbride have peak-hour traffic?
Since the population of West Kilbride is about 4,800, you won’t experience too much trouble with traffic congestion. That being said, city center streets are generally busier in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.
Are there speed limits in West Kilbride?
Speed limits vary in West Kilbride, but usually range from 20mph to 70mph. Most residential roads have a maximum speed of 20mph unless signed otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Ayrshire?
Usually, your chosen car rental company will charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to the relevant local agency so they can issue a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in West Kilbride?
It is illegal to use your cell phone while driving in West Kilbride, and you may also receive a fine for simply handling your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. However, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your attention remains on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in West Kilbride?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while operating a vehicle in West Kilbride is 0.05%. If you’re in the mood for a big night, leave your car behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in West Kilbride?
No. In West Kilbride, red equals stop, with no exceptions. When nearing a set of traffic lights, always drive at a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.
Are seat belts compulsory in Ayrshire?
Although there are some exceptions, seat belts must be fastened in Ayrshire.

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