Soak up some culture at Culzean Castle
, or the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway, or work on your handicap at one of the area's many golf courses (there are nearly 50).
Held in the grounds of Culzean Castle
& Country Park by the swan pond, your furry friend will have their fill of dog water sports, a fun dog show, dog agility course and doggy dash.
It is surrounded by beautiful countryside and close to a wealth of attractions, including Dundonald Castle, Burns Cottage and Robert Adam's masterpiece, Culzean Castle
in Ayrshire is known as Scotland's White House thanks to its dedicated Eisenhower Apartments.
"I know when I came to Scotland 30-odd years ago and I went to Culzean Castle
and it was the same experience then as it was up until say a year ago, a house preserved in aspic."
And we needed that heat as we headed to our second stop at the stunning Culzean Castle
, close to Ayr on the west coast of Scotland.
All that in the grounds of the glorious 18th-century Culzean Castle
, near Maybole, with truly spectacular views over the Firth of Clyde.
Details: www.victorianfestival.co.uk SCOTLAND TODAY: The Alba Adventure Company will be telling tales of smugglers and ne'er do wells at Culzean Castle
and Country Park from midday.
Nearby, I'd recommend Culzean Castle
, 40 minutes away, which is by the beach and has animals and play parks."
Other buildings illuminated in the week of Rotary's 104th birthday included the African Trading Port at Table Mountain in Cape Town, the prestigious Culzean Castle
in Glasgow and High Falls in Rochester New York.
The great Ionic portico at Osterley, the Ante-Room at Syon, the sculpture gallery at Newby or the circular staircases at Home House and Culzean Castle
all seem made for pictorial recording.
From here you can jump on a ferry to the Isle of Arran, catch the bus to Culzean Castle
or maybe visit Robbie Burns House.