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Ayr: Auld Kirk of Ayr

Door open days

7 September 2019 (10.00-16.00)


Theophilus Rankine 1654. Successor church to mediaeval St John's (at Bruce Crescent). Cromwellian Government contributed 1,000 merks towards the cost of building the new church. Family church of Robert Burns, whose father was an elder. Fine interior with original pulpit, stained glass and three notable lofts.

Quiz sheet for children. Display of old bibles. Sunday Service 11am.


Key Information

Architect: Theophilus Rankeine

Building Date: 1654

Wheelchair access, ground floor only.

Image (c) J & P MacLeod

  • Access from High Street at Kirkport or River Walk/Mill St
  • Ayr
  • KA7 1QB