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Sorn, East Ayrshire

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Sorn, East Ayrshire

Sorn is a small village in East Ayrshire, Scotland. It is situated on the River Ayr. It has a population of roughly 350. Local services include: a pub, a church, a general store, a motorbike shop and a television shop. There is also a village hall and a bowling green and primary school. In November 2007 the School was threatened with closure by East Ayrshire Council - see Save Sorn School Campaign website. Sorn is known for its success in the Britain in Bloom competition.
Administrative CountyEast Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS5526
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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

Sorn, par. and vil., Ayrshire - par., 19,195 ac., pop. 4255; vil., on river Ayr, 4½ miles E. of Mauchline, pop. 354; P.O.; Sorn Castle, seat, is in vicinity.

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