Stumpy Jail, sometimes known as Stumpy Tower, is a landmark in Girvan town centre. It stands at the crossroads of the main roads in and out of the town and is one of Girvan’s most notable historic buildings. However, you might not know that you can actually take a tour inside the former prison which […]

The McKechnie Institute – A heritage museum and gallery in the heart of Girvan

Discover Girvan’s McKechnie Institute As you meander down Girvan’s high street, it is impossible to miss the striking architecture and octagonal tower of The McKechnie Institute. However, the exterior is only part of the appeal of this historic building, the ornate interior is also open to the public. Housing a heritage museum, exhibition gallery, rooms […]