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Rankinston, East Ayrshire

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Rankinston, East Ayrshire

Rankinston village is situated 3/4 mile off the B730, approximately 12 miles south east of the town of Ayr. Rankinston commands a panoramic view of over 20 miles north looking over the towns of Ayr, Prestwick and Troon. During the reign of Robert the Bruce, tradesmen, merchants and farmers were encouraged from the continent to settle in Scotland in an attempt to improve the country.
Administrative CountyEast Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS4514
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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