The Carrick Centre

The Carrick Centre

Culzean Road,
Maybole,
South Ayrshire,
KA19 7DE




Services Provided

THE CARRICK CENTRE - SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

The Carrick Centre is a bright, airy, fully accessible facility with a lovely Cafe and Soft Play and lots of regular activities and events to entertain both locals and visitors to the area. Providing a great space to meet people, catch up with friends, celebrate or do business.

In addition, it is responsible for a variety of community projects and initiatives offering a wide range of opportunities for the people of North Carrick and surrounding areas. Ideally located next to Maybole train station with a bus stop on its doorstep there are great transport links as well as Free Car Park and Wi-Fi. With lots to do and see in the surrounding area the Centre is a perfect stop to drop in while you are here.

You can find a list of services below and more info on www.carrickcentre.co.uk

Cafe: Warm, friendly space serving Coffee, Breakfast, Lunch & Home-baking

Take-Away: Looking for food to go? Just drop into our Cafe or order on-line and choose your pick up time.

Children’s Soft Play: Hosting an infinity wall and other sensory elements, a separate space for young children and one to suit older children up to approximately age 8, the kids will love climbing and exploring the custom designed levels in our soft play.

Children’s Parties: Great spaces to celebrate your child’s special day or hold fun events for the kids. Bring your own food or choose one of the Centre’s great value catering packages. Soft Play Party options available too with free standing soft play for the younger ones or hire of main Soft Play area.

Clubs & Activities: Wide range of local clubs and activities from Craft, Activity, Dance & Fitness, Martial Arts, Health & Well-being and more to suit a wide range of ages.

Club & Activity space hire: Looking for somewhere to hold your club/activity? We have the ideal accessible location and choice of spaces to suit with Free Car Park and Wi-Fi.

Special Days, Event & Conference Facilities: From Weddings, Club Award Ceremonies, Anniversary Celebrations & Dinners, Funeral Teas, Conferences etc. - whatever your event we have a fabulous range of first rate, flexible accommodation, and catering to help make your event a success. Audio-visual and Free Wi-Fi & Parking.

Other Projects/Services

Local Foodbank & Early Years Provision located in the Centre: We support these organisations and provide sign-posting and services enhancement opportunities.

Youth Project:
#Youth Zone: Services and groups for young people of all ages.

Carrick Tots (pre-school), Carrick Sensory (for children with sensory barriers to play), Holiday Activity Programmes, Youth Cafes, Youth Activities: dance, crafts, drama, digital and more.

#Youth Development: Working in partnership supporting young people age 16-29 with various development programmes in place within the centre. Individuals are given the opportunity to have a meaningful experience in Hospitality, Professional Cookery, Maintenance, Gardening, Youth Work, Administration and Digital Design and Marketing.

Training Kitchen: An innovative project to help people develop cookery and healthy eating skills on a budget within a warm, supportive environment. Helps build confidence, independence, or gain employment in catering/hospitality industry. Variety of courses for individuals and families, people with supported needs or people with barriers to employment.

Carrick Connections: Supports young people aged 16 upwards who have additional support needs to become more confident & independent and make friends. Providing weekly workshops on a variety of interests including Cookery, Art & Crafts and more! Enabling new skills while having great fun. Benefits individual participants and their wider family and community.

Volunteering & Training Opportunities: The Centre offers a wide variety of volunteering & training opportunities and works directly with interested individuals and in partnership with other organisations to provide these opportunities.
You can find out more on our website page - Get Involved.


So why not drop in, we’d love to see you!

The Carrick Centre - a great place to enjoy food, company and SO MUCH MORE!

Company Bio

Background
We are a Registered Charity & Social Enterprise formed to manage The Carrick Centre, a purpose-built Community Facility which opened in January 2012 as a focal point for community regeneration. We re-invest our income in sustaining and developing the Centre as a community asset.

Team
We work with a small team of part time staff and volunteers to provide opportunities and community services for people of all ages providing a welcoming, safe, modern, flexible environment to meet, greet, play & learn, socialise and do business. Volunteering is a crucial part of our operation and this support helps us achieve the service we provide today.

Partnership
Adopting values of inclusiveness & openness we work in partnership with other organisations to improve the quality of life for residents in North Carrick and are keen to support new ventures and develop new partnerships with other organisations who share our vision.

Anchor Organisation
Supported and recognised as a community anchor organisation by the Scottish Government we are responsible for developing and managing a programme of community activities and services, in line with community needs. In this role we assist in the start-up of groups and services and support them as they stabilise and grow to enable them to provide a long term provision. Support ranges from: affordable accommodation, staffing, volunteer support, sign-posting, partnering with other groups, promotion, funding etc.

The Present
As a main hub of social activity in Maybole and the surrounding area we have grown to support over 80 diverse groups who regularly use the premises as well as develop our own groups and services and have an annual footfall exceeding 30,000.

For nearly a decade The Carrick Centre has provided opportunities and community services for people of all ages and abilities delivered by a warm, welcoming staff, fabulous volunteers and supported by great partners and funders all who are fundamental to the continued success and development of our services for our community.

We look forward to welcoming to you to the Centre.

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Cafe The Buck

Cafe The Buck

32 Main St,
Straiton



Services Provided

Cafe, tearoom items: variety of teas, coffees, hot chocolate, soft drinks and homebaking such as scones, cakes and pies. The Buck aims to use organic, ethically sourced and local products and value a less-waste approach.
A small variety of books and maps, and various art for sale: lino prints, cards, earrings, etc.

Company Bio

Cafe The Buck is run by Arno and Rolinke Bremer.
After renovating this well-known place in Straiton, they have re-opened the doors in November 2020.

Opening Hours

Please check our Facebook page for updates!

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Ayrshire Healing Centre

Ayrshire Healing Centre

17 Barns Rd,
Maybole,
Ka19 7en




Services Provided

Multi disciplinary healing centre and meditation studio offering a wide range of holistic and complementary therapies and yoga

Company Bio

Opened in May 2021, Ayrshire Healing and Meditation Centre offers a huge range of services within the integrated health service. Aiming to heal mind, body and spirit, we offer physical therapies like yoga, talking therapies, NLP and spiritual therapies such as Reiki healing and sound healing. Also a full range of complementary therapies covering everything from aromatherapy massage, deep tissue massage, reflexology and many more treatments . A holistic shop is within the centre and sticks a range of holistic products and aromatherapy products . Regular retreats and workshops cover everything from fire walking, art therapy to assisting teenagers with mental health difficulties. Upstairs at the meditation centre there are classes in meditation and the different styles, sound baths , gong baths, Reiki rave and different forms of yoga.

Opening Hours

Various

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No Limits Media

No Limits Media

48 Kennedy Drive, Dunure, ka7 4lt




Services Provided

I help businesses stand out on social media and get more engagement Graphic design for social media. Graphic design training using Canva Graphic design for social media. Graphic design training using canva

Company Bio

I help businesses stand out on social media and get more engagement Graphic design for social media. Graphic design training using Canva


Balkenna Tearoom

Balkenna Tearoom

Girvan Rd,
Turnberry,
Girvan
KA26 9LN




Services Provided

Sit in or take away food.
Cakes and coffees.
All home made soups and meals.

Company Bio

At Balkenna our staff are always there with a warm friendly welcome and service with a smile. Enjoy our award winning food with absolutely breath-taking views, looking out to Ailsa Craig and Isle of Arran . Very large carpark. We are wheelchair accessible but unfortunately the toilets are not. We have a beautiful outside seating area as well as a substantial amount of indoor seating. Home made scones and cheesecake fresh made each day on our premises. Vegetarian menu available as well as a large selection of gluten free foods. Kids menu also. We are pet friendly just please be courteous to your surroundings. Free WiFi. Oh did we mention the stunning views??

Opening Hours

9am to 5pm
7 days a week
(With the exception of Christmas day)

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Girlguiding Ayrshire South

Services Provided

Girlguiding Ayrshire South County Guiding provides opportunities for girls to make new friends, have fun and grow in confidence. Our activities are designed for all girls, so there's a place for your daughter whatever her tastes or needs. To find out more visit: https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/information-for-parents/register-your-daughter/

Company Bio

Girlguiding Scotland is Scotland's leading charity for girls and young women, and also supports over 11,500 volunteers. Girlguiding Ayrshire South has more than 1,280 members and 77 thriving units for all sections. There are also Trefoil Guilds in Ayr and Troon. There's a fully-equipped activity centre at Nether Auchendrane which is perfect for holidays & camps.

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Hunter Holidays

Hunter Holidays

19 carrick drive crosshill KA197RH




Services Provided

Independent travel agent

Company Bio


Opening Hours


Delivery Info

N/A

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John's Kitchen

John's Kitchen

Maybole Arms
35 Whitehall
Maybole
Ka19 8ds




Services Provided

Table service
Deliveries
Outside catering

Company Bio

Visit our kitchen at the Maybole Arms to enjoy delicious, home made food at reasonable prices!

Opening Hours

12-8pm
Wed-Mon

Delivery Info

Local delivery available

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Goudie's

Goudie's

6-10 Whitehall, Maybole, KA19 7DN




Services Provided

Goudie's is a community led facility, bar, and café/restaurant. It has function rooms that are available for hire which can be tailored to suit individual needs to use for Weddings, Engagements, Conferences, Meetings, Parties, Baby Showers and Tea Dances and a wide range of other activities. We also have volunteering opportunities available.

Company Bio

https://nccbc.org.uk/goudies-open-for-business/

Opening Hours

Monday 10am -3pm
Tuesday 10am - 3pm
Wednesday 10am - 3pm & 6pm - 10pm
Thursday 10am - 3pm & 5pm-10pm
Friday 10am - 3pm & 5pm-10pm
Saturday 12pm -10pm
Sunday 12pm - 10pm

Delivery Info

N/A

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Kirkmichael Village Renaissance (Kirkmichael Community Shop & Cafe)

Kirkmichael Village Renaissance

Kirkmichael Village Renaissance
63 Patna Road
Kirkmichael
Ayrshire
KA19 7PJ




Services Provided

Community Shop and Cafe.
Management of McCosh Hall

Company Bio

Founded in April 2010, KVR is a company limited by guarantee with Charitable Status It is run by a Board of 8 Directors, 5 paid staff and approx 40 volunteers. The main activity is running the Community Shop and Cafe and we have recently taken over the running of the McCosh Hall for the community.

Opening Hours

0900 - 1600
Seven days a week

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