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Carers Appreciation Card

The North Ayrshire Carers Appreciation Card entitles unpaid carers to a range of discounts, offers and concessions.


To qualify for a card, carers must:

  • live in North Ayrshire
  • be caring for someone within North Ayrshire
  • be registered with:

North Ayrshire Carers Centre
174 High Street
Irvine KA12 8AN

Call them on 01294 311333 or email northayrshire.carers@unity-enterprise.com to register and apply for your card. 

Look out for this sticker displayed in participating outlets:

Carers Appreciation Card


Present your card to receive your discount
Albion Gas of Arran
Telephone: 01770 600113
5% off retail price
Arran Active, Shore Road, Brodick, Isle of Arran, KA27 8AJ
Telephone: 01770 302113
Bella Mani, Rivergate Shopping Centre, Irvine KA12 8EJ
Telephone: 01294 311697
Balloon Creations, 8 Burns Street, Irvine KA12 8RP
Telephone: 07423 056002
Basebowl, 58-60 Hamilton Street, Saltcoats KA21 5DS
Telephone: 01294 603801
Game of bowling at discounted concession price

Bonellie Opticians, 183 High Street, Irvine KA12 8AS
Telephone: 01294 275272


20 Main Street, Kilmarnock KA3 5AE
Telephone: 01560 482413

Bus Stop Toy Shop, 23 Irvine Road, Largs KA30 8HR
Telephone: 01475 689892
10% (not available on large boxes of Trading Cards)
Copperwheat Coffee House, The Pier, Brodick, Arran
Telephone: 01770 303522
David Bonellie Opticians, 101 Main Street, Largs KA30 8JJ
Telephone: 01475 674553
FishX (Fishing and Tackle), 29 Eglinton Street, Irvine KA12 8AS
Telephone: 01294 274255
Irvine Cycles, 23 Eglinton Street, Irvine
Telephone: 01294 272712

10% discount on all cycle purchases at manufacturers RRP, 15% discount on all equipment purchases at manufacturers RRP, 10% discount on cycle servicing 

Irvine Shoe Repairs, 89 High Street, Irvine KA12 0AL
Telephone: 01294 311157
John Stewart Jewellers, Rivergate Shopping Centre, Irvine KA12 8EH Telephone: 01294 277357 10% (sale items, repairs and 'Nomination Collection' not included)
KA Leisure
  • Membership £15 per month
  • Health Checks
  • Active North Ayrshire referrals
  • Young Carers Incentive

More information (PDF, 6kb)

Lawthorn Taxis, Irvine
Telephone: 01294 222207
Positive Peace, Hypnotherapy & Holistic Therapy, 19 New Street, Stevenston, KA20 3HB
Telephone: 07517 591426
  • Hypnotherapy - one appointment £30 (usually £60) including recording to take home
  • Stop smoking hypnotherapy - 2 hour appointment, including recording to take home £60 (usually £100) 
Premier Leisure, The Esplanade, Saltcoats KA8 8EX
Telephone: 01294 471777
15 to 25 age group ticket at discounted child's price
Rhue Hairdressing, 150 High Street, Irvine Ayrshire KA12 8AH
Telephone: 01294 204010
Scottish Country Food
Telephone: 01294224630 or 07557 788266
5% on weekly specials and free delivery within 15 mile radius of Irvine
Shells, Scoops & Shake, 160 High Street Irvine KA12 2BB
Telephone: 01294 276914
Simpsinns 15% off food - terms and conditions apply (PDF, 131kb)
Sloanes Jewellers, 7-9 Bridgegate, Irvine KA12 8BJ
Telephone: 01294 275737
10% (sale items not included)
The Glass Craft Studio, Studio 99b, Main Street, West Kilbride, KA23 9AR 10% discount
Thorne Travel, 153 Main Street, Kilwinning KA13 6EE
Telephone: 01294 559949

Email your name and phone number to enquiries@thornetravel.com quoting 'Carers Appreciation Card'. Thorne Travel will call you to arrange an individually tailored discount