With Christmas just nine weeks away, many people have their festive shopping well underway.

In a year when we spent most of our time at home, why not treat your loved ones to some Ayrshire themed gifts and support local businesses at the same time?

Here are some of the best Ayrshire Christmas gifts on offer this year.

Ayr Monopoly

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The classic Monopoly is already known and loved by many, but now residents of Ayr can battle it out with their family and friends over local landmarks.

The maker of the new game Winning Moves UK has described it as “a love letter to Ayr”.

The board features Culzean Castle on what is traditionally the Mayfair spot, with Ayr United FC, the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and Prestwick Airport also available to players.

The game can be bought online and from stores such as WHSmith, Waterstones and The Works for £29.99

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Arran Cheese

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Cheese boards are a staple of the festive season in many households. Treat the cheese lovers in your family to a selection of Arran products with hampers starting at £22.50.

The company offers various packages filled with a variety of its cheeses, as well as other local produce such as tablet and chocolate.

Several hampers are on offer, including a gluten free selection for £29.80 and a family picnic box for £59. £22.50 - £59.00.

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Turnberry Spa Treatments

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Help your friend or relative relax this Christmas with a voucher for The Spa at Turnberry.

The spa offers a range of packages, each of which include use of its facilities and afternoon tea along with the specified treatments.

The Drift package offers two 25-minute treatments for £140, with a choice of a salt and oil scrub, an express facial or a massage.

If you would like to indulge a little bit more, the Renew package provides almost two hours of treatments for £260. £140 - £400

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Arran Burns Whisky

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As Christmas is a time for celebration, a dram is a must have for many people.

Arran Whisky has been refining its malts at its Lochranza distillery since 1995.

As well as its signature single malts, the company has a range of limited edition bottles on offer – but you will need to move quickly on those.

The distillery currently offers a Robert Burns single malt with hints of vanilla and cinnamon – the perfect gift for Ayrshire whisky fans. £31.99

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Royal Troon Golf Course

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For the golf lovers in your life, what gift could be better than a round at the acclaimed Royal Troon Golf Club?

They will be following in the footsteps of many of the game’s legends, with the club having hosted the Open Championship on nine occasions.

A round of the Old Course costs £260 and the Portland course is available for £90. Day tickets which offer a round of each course are available for £300. £90 - £260

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Afternoon Tea at Seamill Hydro

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The afternoon tea phenomenon has swept the country over the last few years, with many hotels and resorts offering an array delicious of sandwiches, cakes and pastries.

The luxury beachside Seamill Hydro offers vouchers for its classic afternoon tea starting at £22.95 for two people.

This offer includes a selection of freshly made sandwiches, scones and mini pastries, as well as a pot of tea or a coffee each.

Vouchers are also available for larger groups. £22.95 - £68.85

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Football prints

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We all have a football fan in our lives, and these stadiums prints are the perfect present for as little as £8.

The minimalist designs would be a great addition to any football lovers walls, with prints of Somerset Park and Rugby Park available.

The images come in a range of sizes starting with a mini 5 inch by 7 inch print, all the way up to a an A2 size for £42. £8.00 - £42.00 

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