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Tarbolton, South Ayrshire

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Tarbolton, South Ayrshire

Tarbolton is a village in South Ayrshire, Scotland. It is near Failford, Mauchline and Prestwick. The old Fail Monastery was nearby and Robert Burns connections are strong, including the Bachelors' Club museum.
Post townMauchline
Administrative CountySouth Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS4327
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01292

Tarbolton, South Ayrshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Tarbolton, par. and vil. and ry. sta., Ayrshire - par. (containing Annbank), 12,059 ac., pop. 3599; vil., on Water of Fail, 1½ mile NW. of Tarbolton sta. and 7 NE. of Ayr, pop. 922; P.O., T.O., and P.O. (at sta.), called Tarbolton Station; was made a burgh of barony in 1671. The vil. and its neighbourhood have many reminiscences of the poet Burns.

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