Walking along the paths, over the hillsides, and through the villages is the best way to experience the real Ayrshire.

Stunning view of cliffs overlooking a sunset and calm sea.

The Ayrshire Coastal Path runs for 100 miles between Glenapp in South Ayrshire and Skelmorlie in North Ayrshire, passing through...

Scenic view of the River Ayr and its banks.

The River Ayr Way is Scotland’s first source to sea path, which begins at Glenbuck and follows the river for...

Ayr Through the Ages - a trail of Ayr 13th - 21st Century

‘Ayr Through the Ages’ is a location-aware trail through Ayr’s rich and colourful past. This trail will lead you from...

Outside signposts directing people to Alloway Brig o' Doon, Auld Kirk and Burns Cottage

Self-guided historical trails guided by 23 Blue Bonnet signs over 31 locations enabling a walk from Ayr town centre out...

An older man in a wheelchair is accompanied by a man and younger boy on a walk on a sunny path.

Some paths within South Ayrshire are accessible by wheelchair in normal weather conditions. Barony Hill Path, within the Dailly Trails Network,...

View from beach looking out to Troon

The Smugglers’ Trail leads from South Beach, Troon, along the Wrack Road across Royal Troon Golf Club, past Crosbie Kirk...

Cyclist going through tunnel on the disused railway line

The banking of the old railway line along the eastern and southern boundaries of Ayr have naturally regenerated over the...

A person walking with two small down a hillside.

South Ayrshire is blessed with a stunning and wide ranging landscape from long sandy beaches and rugged cliff edged shores...

Blue Bonnet sign on wooded path.

Join Gillian and her love of the great outdoors as she explores the walks and trails around South Ayrshire. Visit...