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Dunure
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Dunure

Latitude: 55° 23'N
Longitude: 04° 45'W
Country: Scotland

Ownership: South Ayrshire Council
Type: Municipal
Usage: Leisure
Address: Macadam House, 34 Charlotte Street, Ayr, KA7 1EA
Telephone no: 01465 713648
Website: www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk...n/port.htm


About Dunure

Dunure is located five miles north west of Maybole in South Ayrshire. This fishing village is a fairly recent addition to the coastline, dating from the early 19th century. The harbour was improved in 1811, and along with the creation of building leases in 1819, led to the development of the village as a fishing station.

In the past Dunure and Culzean Bay near Maybole were landing places for contraband coming in from Ireland, largely Irish whiskey, which was known locally as 'Arran Water'.

Today the harbour is only used by pleasure craft.


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