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Explore Largs Town 

Situated on the scenic Firth of Clyde, Largs is a delightful Scottish seaside resort. Take a stroll along the Victorian promenade and enjoy the views and many shops, restaurants, and ice-cream parlours. Dip your feet in the water at Largs Bay beach and step back in time with a visit to Magnus the Viking, our resident Viking statue!

Photo: VisitScotland/Kenny Lam

Boating heaven at Largs Yacht Haven 

The largest marina in Scotland, hosting many sailing events and home to the national sailing event centre. This lively marina is a great spot to enjoy a meal at Scott’s Bar & Restaurant while taking in the impressive yachts that visit each year.

Photo: VisitScotland/Kenny Lam


Nardini's Famous Ice-Cream Parlour

A trip to Largs isn’t complete without a visit to Nandini’s, Scotland’s famous ice-cream parlour, cafe, and restaurant. Choose from 32 flavours of glorious ice cream, indulge in a traditional Italian pastry, or enjoy freshly made to order fish and chips. Take a seat in the beautifully restored art deco building with panoramic views of the Clyde. Not to be missed!

Photo: VisitScotland/Kenny Lam


Visit Kelburn Estate 

Located just 2 miles from Largs, this magnificent 13th century castle and estate is open from Easter to October. Featuring spectacular walks, stunning gardens, wildlife and more. A visit to the Secret Forest and eye-catching Graffiti Castle are a must, and you can even book an alpaca trek!

Photo: VisitScotland/Paul Tomkins


Ferry to the Isle of Cumbrae

Just a short 10-minute ferry trip, the Isle of Cumbrae has its own seaside town and is a great spot for outdoor activities including cycling, golf and water sports. Also home to the UK’s smallest cathedral, a gothic masterpiece. A regular ferry service operates to the island, or you can catch the famous Waverley Paddle Steamer during the summer.

Photo: VisitScotland/Kenny Lam

Relive history at Vikingar!

A historical and action-packed Viking Experience. Take a tour and learn more about the Battle of Largs in the interactive Viking and Scottish Heritage centre. Bringing history to life you will see the impact that the Viking raids had on Scottish life, history, and culture. Open from February to November.

Photo: VisitScotland/Kenny Lam



Places to eat & drink

You will be spoilt for choice for places to eat and drink in Largs. Breakfast is included in your stay but for lunch and dinner options, there’s a range of great local restaurants and cafes to suit every taste right on our doorstep. From fresh fish & chips to delicious Scottish and International cuisine. Something for everyone!