As summer draws to a close, there’s still plenty of time to enjoy some ice-cream and late season sun.

Here is our round up of some of the best places to satisfy your summer ice-cream cravings throughout Ayrshire.

Café Palazzo, Ardrossan

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This authentic Italian café is famous for its popular ice-cream flavours ranging from classic vanilla to its quirky “rhubarb and custard squashie” cones. No matter what your preference – you’re bound to find something to tickle your taste buds here.

Vanilla Joe’s, Irvine

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Popular for its home deliveries throughout Ayrshire, Vanilla Joe’s offers classic tubs of ice-cream delivered to the comfort of your home. Be sure to try out their range of luxury gelatos for that summer feeling even when it’s raining.

The Ice Cream Factory, Troon

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Finish your day at the seaside by stopping into The Ice Cream Factory for some of the smoothest ice-cream in Ayrshire. The Scottish Tablet flavour is a personal favourite for those who love that extra added sweetness.

Flakes Dessert Parlour, Prestwick

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Calling all those crazy about ice-cream and desserts – this place should be at the top of your list. Offering a range of ice-cream sundaes, cheesecakes with lashings of ice-cream and classic cones, it is definitely not one to miss.

ChocStop, Cumnock

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This brightly coloured ice-cream shop is more than meets the eye. Offering over ten flavours of ice-cream, this dessert shop is a hit among the young and old with its bold flavours and heavenly desserts. Be sure to try the freshly baked Belgian waffles for the perfect summer snack.

The Parlour, Isle of Arran

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The Parlour is a hidden gem, if you’re not stopping for some delicious food be sure to grab some takeaway ice-cream. Made with only the best ingredients, this Isle of Arran ice-cream is summer encapsulated in a tub. With a range of flavours to try, you will not be disappointed.