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Bellsbank, East Ayrshire

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Bellsbank, East Ayrshire

Bellsbank is a village half a mile away from the market town of Dalmellington in East Ayrshire, Scotland. It is the 2nd highest place in East Ayrshire; only Muirkirk is higher than this. Bellsbank is now classed as a separate town from Dalmellington. Bellsbank was originally established to provide housing for the population of Benquhat (one of several "ghost" villages in the Doon Valley that have been demolished).
Administrative CountyEast Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS4704
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01292 55
Populationest. 1,530 (2006)

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