Straiton

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This article is about the village in South Ayrshire. For the village near Edinburgh, see Straiton, Loanhead.

Straiton is a village on the River Girvan in South Ayrshire in Scotland, mainly built in the 18th century, but with some recent housing.

McCandlish Hall. The village hall in Straiton

It was the main location for the film The Match, where two rival pubs played an annual football match as a challenge. However, since the village has only one pub, a house was used as a pub for filming.

It lies in the hills between Kirkmichael, Dalmellington, Crosshill, and Maybole.

Local attractions include:

Community public toilets[edit]

The village's public toilets were closed by South Ayrshire Council in 2008 and subsequently re-opened under the management of the village community. Donations are invited to cover the £3500 annual running costs.

Coordinates: 55°18′41″N 4°33′05″W / 55.3114°N 4.5515°W / 55.3114; -4.5515