With a long winter in the rear-view mirror at last, Spring is a time synonymous with optimism. Finally, the days begin stretching, the frost fading. Before you know it, you’re driving to work in semi-broad daylight – and you didn’t even have to scrape an iceberg off the windscreen first.
Suddenly you’re flicking that heating switch a little bit less often, leaving your gloves at home... maybe even starting to daydream of a well-earned break. Despite everything, we all need to get away every now and then. Perhaps now more than ever.
Golf, and so much more
For many people the world over, the first word that comes to mind at hearing the name Trump Turnberry is golf. That’s no wonder – among the three courses at the venue is the Ailsa, after all, doubtless one of the most iconic layouts in the world. But there is so much more to explore across this Ayrshire resort that might just make it the perfect candidate for the Spring escape you’ve finally found the time for.
If the promise of staying in one of the resort’s 192 luxurious rooms isn’t quite enough to tempt you, Trump Turnberry’s acclaimed dining options will certainly sweeten the deal. The signature 1906 restaurant, at which service commences at 19:06 every night, headlines a diverse quartet of eateries serving locally-sourced delights. There’s also the world’s finest halfway house and The Grand Tea Lounge, which transforms into a magnificent and plentifully stocked bar.
Find your next adventure
The adventurous spirit will find their calling at Turnberry Adventures, an extensive catalogue of exciting outdoor pursuits that really make the most of the resort’s 800 acres of surrounding countryside. Activities on offer here include archery, kayaking, falconry, clay-pigeon shooting and even kite surfing among many others, each led by an experienced professional on hand to guide beginners. The Turnberry Stables are also home to some seriously impressive horses, which can be ridden around the resort by novices and experts alike. The sheer number of different options means there’s something your whole family can fall in love with on the Ayrshire coast.
And relax …
If you're after a slightly more relaxing break, the immersive Turnberry Spa is for you. Here, expert therapists use innovative methods – like those devised by local business ishga and wellness brand Swell, who use seaweed and natural sound respectively – to deliver treatments like no other. At the heart of the spa, which includes just about everything you could need for a day of pampering, is a sweeping infinity pool with some really stunning views out across one of the most beautiful parts of the country.
With the resort’s new ‘Spring is in the Ayr’ getaway, there’s arguably neverbeen a better time to visit Trump Turnberry. Guests booking the Spring offer between now and April 28th will be treated to £100 credit to use across the resort throughout their stay. Your party have the enticing prospect of freedom to spend that £100 however you see fit – whether it’s with Turnberry Adventures, at one of the restaurants or on any of the smorgasbord of whiskies the hotel has curated. (Terms and conditions apply).
The escape also includes a late check-out of 4pm (subject to availability), meaning guests will have even more time to make the most fromtheir spring breaks, which start from £359 a night.
To find out more about the ‘Spring is in the Ayr’ getaway and to book, visit trumphotels.com/turnberry/special-offers