Whether you have a notion for a savoury treat or something sweet, we've got you covered with this list of five of Ayrshire's finest bakeries.

From the best pies in the county to the crumbliest scones on the West coast, we're spoilt for choice for baked goods in Ayrshire.

So why not stop by this weekend and support your local baker.

The Kandy Bar

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Residing in Saltcoats, with other locations in Kilwinning, West Kilbride and Stevenston, this award winning bakery owns the hearts of many North Ayrshire residents.

Offering incredible value and quality pies and cakes, the Kandy Bar can’t be praised high enough.

If you don’t believe us, simply look at the many awards the Kandy Bar has reeled in including the Scottish Baker of the Year 2016/17, Scotch Pie World Champion 2014 and 2016 and Best Tattie Scones in Scotland 2019.

Get yourself down and grab a bite to eat and enjoy the coastal views right on the bakery’s doorstep.

Bhaile Craft Bakery

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Found in the heart of Ayr this baker's frequently makes appearances on list of the best things to do when visiting Ayr and it’s easy to see why.

The bread from Bhaile is praised as perfection, impressing many locals and visitors to the town, but that's not all.

Bhaile shines over others with it’s array of sweets and treats for all the family to enjoy.

Pathhead Bakery

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Pathhead Bakery in New Cumnock is the place to be if you fancy a feast for the eyes and a treat for the tummy.

Anyone with a sweet tooth should check out their offerings ranging from everyday delicious muffins to once in a lifetime wedding cakes.

Right next to New Cumnock Train Station, there is something to delight everyone's tastebuds.

Beth Brownings Bakery

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Beth Brownings Bakery can be found in Kilwinning, with another branch in Stevenston, and it is no wonder it’s a hit with customers.

The bakery specialises in birthday cakes, with personalised names and pictures made out of icing guaranteed to make any special day that bit more memorable.

Videos on their Facebook showcasing their wares if enough to induce mouth-watering desire. If you haven't, you've got to try this stand-out local.


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If you've never tried a gluten free or vegan cake then do yourself a favour and dispel any myths by visting BAKED in Ayr.

Be prepared for a taste of something that is full of flavour, richly textured and unique.

Found on Old Bridge Street, by the River Ayr, customers can enjoy their treat with stellar service while enjoying watching the town bustle about them.

And it's not only cakes that BAKED produce they also make 100 per cent gluten and dairy free bread, biscuits and pizza bases - wow.