FREE online talk

Thursday 22 February at 7.00pm. Heather Upfield presents The Horse, the Stable and the Smith
Horsepower was integral to daily life in Kilwinning from the 18th century to the mid-20th century. Heather will explore the life of working horses and the many stables and smithies around our town. Book your place here.  All welcome

Easter at the Abbey Tower

The Heritage Centre will re-open to visitors at the Easter weekend:

Friday 29 March 11.00-3.00

Saturday 30 March  11.00-3.00

Sunday 31 March (closed morning) open 1.00-3.00 

Monday 1 April 11.00-3.00

Latest publication

Hidden History of the River Garnock from the Swallow Hole to the Lugton Mou'.  Heather Upfield has turned her attention to the pools, dams and banks of the Kilwinning stretch of the river, and has documented the history and the local stories connected to this area. For free download click here

Free information leaflets

Free leaflets available on request. Contact us and tell us what you would like, and we'll email them to you.Free leaflets

Visit the Heritage Centre
Free Entry

Mid-May to mid-September
Saturday & Sunday 1-3pm.
Other openings to be arranged. 

Please check our Facebook page for details.
Climb the 143 steps for stunning views from the roof.
Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.

Donate to Kilwinning Heritage

We are always happy to receive donations. These can be made via PayPal as a one-off or recurring payment, for a value of your choosing.