Auchinleck House, near Ochiltree
The second annual Book Festival has a packed programme over the three days with several well known personalities including Tam Dalyell, Ruth Boreham and Timothy West.
James Boswell sprang from an ancient Ayrshire family, which had been settled at Auchinleck since the sixteenth century. He was born in Edinburgh in 1740 where his father, who became Lord Auchinleck, was a Judge in the Supreme Court of Scotland. His mother was descended from a minor branch of Scottish royalty.
Why not pay a visit to the Festival and see the stunning Auchinleck House. Stay the night at one of our B&Bs – simply click the availability search above.