A look around Ardrossan

Ardrossan is a town on the North Ayrshire coast in south-western Scotland.

The name Ardrossa" describes its physical position - ard from the Gaelic àird meaning headland, ros a promontory and the diminutive suffix an - headland of the little promontory. Ardrossan is becoming an affluent commuter town with a population of roughly 11,000 and is in a three-towns corroboration actwith the nearby towns of Saltcoats and Stevenston.