Living in East Ayrshire

Set in the midst of some of Scotland’s finest countryside and easily accessible by road and rail, East Ayrshire combines an idyllic mix of rural beauty and urban living for those seeking a high quality of life. Bustling towns, pretty villages and stunning rural settings, combined with quality housing at affordable prices and great cultural and sporting facilities, make East Ayrshire an attractive and welcoming place to live and work.

We have a thriving economy of small, medium and large enterprises of all sorts, from retail to engineering, food and drink production to craft joinery and high tech services to traditional lace making. We’re exporting internationally and our schools, college and in-work training schemes make sure our workforce has all the necessary skills to compete on a global stage.