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Shadows of the Past...Ayr's Myths, Legends and History

Shadows of the Past…Ayr’s Myths, Legends and History is a self-led journey where you will experience Ayr and Alloway like never before! Listen to our audio trail to learn all about the wonderful and at times gruesome past of Ayr’s rich history and characters. Discover fascinating tales of heritage, macabre, and legend and explore the landscapes and myths that inspired Robert Burns.

Myths? Legends? or History? That’s for you to decide! 

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There are lots of different ways to enjoy the Shadows of the Past trail:

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