North Ayrshire

North Ayrshire (Gaelic Siorrachd Inbhir Air a Tuath ) is one of 32 Council Areas in Scotland. The mainland portion is in the traditional county of Ayrshire, bordering Renfrewshire, East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire. For administrative district also includes the isle of Arran in the traditional county of Bute, as well as some islands in the Firth of Clyde ( including Great Cumbrae and Little Cumbrae ). From 1975 to 1996 North Ayrshire formed under the name Cunninghame a District of Strathclyde region.



  • Ardrossan
  • Barrmill
  • Benslie
  • Bourtreehill
  • Beith
  • Chapeltoun
  • Cunninghamhead
  • Dalry
  • Dreghorn

Isle of Arran

Island Cumbraes

  • Millport


  • The Fairlie Stone is located in the parish of Fairlie.
  • Brodick Castle
  • The Cairns and Clyde tombs of: Auchagallion
  • Carn Ban
  • Mona More
  • Torrylin
  • Kilpatrick
  • Caisteal Torr ( Torr or a'Caistel )

See also: List of Category A buildings in North Ayrshire


The Council of North Ayrshire has 30 seats, which are divided as follows to the parties: