Known locally as “The Barr”, Barr is a conservation village nestling amid the Carrick hills beside the converging rivers Stinchar and Gregg in South Ayrshire.

Barr sits on the edge of Carrick, bordering on the Galloway forest, Barr is a traditional village community with a small but very active primary school and a variety of clubs and organisations.

The Barr Assel Valley Community Fund is funded by Falck Renewables from its Assel Valley wind farm in South Ayrshire. The fund supports projects located within or directly benefiting the community council area of Barr.