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Blue Bonnet Trail

Blue Bonnet Trail

Alloway, Ayr

Self-guided historical trails guided by 23 Blue Bonnet signs over 31 locations enabling a walk from Ayr town centre out to Alloway. You can find an interactive map for these locations within the Ayr Through the Ages app, or just follow the signs.

You are able to start the walk from different locations enabling you to choose the length and time of the walk that suits you best.

The main trail, “Tam’s Trail” is the one taken by Robert Burns’ hero Tam o’ Shanter in Burns’ most famous poem Tam o’ Shanter, first published in 1750.

The alternative “Alloway Trail” allows you to explore Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, in Alloway Village, or the beautiful  Rozelle Estate and all it has to offer.

Public Transport

Public transport is available at various points along the route. Operated by Stagecoach, there are 2 main buses depending on where you choose to travel from. (Bus No’s 9 and 361) For further details check out the Stagecoach website or call Traveline on 087120022.

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