Scotland Council Quiz - South Ayrshire

Can you guess these facts about the Scottish council area of South Ayrshire?
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 23, 2021
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Large coastal town and the administrative centre of South Ayrshire
The racecourse in the above town is home to this prestigious steeplechase horse race
Grand National
Born in Alloway this person went on to become Scotland's 'National Poet'
Robert Burns
A late medieval bridge over the River Doon in South Ayrshire is a setting for part of the
poem 'Tam o' Shanter' and the namesake of this Broadway musical
Brig o' Doon
South Ayrshire's three principal golf courses which have all hosted the Open Championship
Royal Troon
Admiral Sir Frederick Dalrymple-Hamilton from Bargany commanded the battleship HMS
Rodney when it took part in the sinking of this German battleship during WW2
Sea loch at the far south western extremity of South Ayrshire
Loch Ryan
South Ayrshire born civil engineer and inventor of an effective method of road construction
John McAdam
Coastal town with one of Ayrshire’s most popular beaches, together with traditional seaside
activities such as amusements and a boating lake
Jai McDowall from Tarbolton won the fifth series of this TV competition in June 2011
Got Talent
Construction of a citadel in Ayr was ordered by this English Commonwealth leader
Oliver Cromwell
Ailsa Craig is the source of all granite used to make stones for this Olympic sport
National Trust castle near Maybole which overlooks the Firth of Clyde
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