Troon, in South Ayrshire, is situated on the coast about eight miles north of Ayr and only three miles northwest of Glasgow Prestwick International Airport. Lying across the Firth of Clyde, the Isle of Arran can be seen. Troon is also a port with freight and ferry services to Larne in Northern Ireland as well as a yacht marina and fishing port.
Troon is famous for its Royal Troon golf course, host to the Open Golf Championship, with the 145th Open being held here in 2016.
If you're flying in to Prestwick and travelling onwards the next day why not stay the night in Troon? If you're looking for accommodation near Prestwick Airport, we're only 5 minutes from the airport by taxi with a good selection of bars, restaurants, shops and hotels/B&Bs! In the morning you can stroll along the seafront or have a coffee in town before setting off on your journey.
Can't find suitable Commonwealth Games accommodation in Glasgow? Stay in Troon! Regular trains to Glasgow City Centre every half hour - only 40 minutes away.