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Walking and cycling

Planned works on Cycle Routes around Ayr

Ayrshire Roads Alliance (ARA) has now completed the construction of the bi-directional cycle lane on the north side of Holmston Road, from the entrance in to the park to the existing controlled crossing at the junction of Overmills Road.

On Monday 5th September, contractors working on behalf of ARA started work on NCR7, at Wracks Bridge Troon; the exact extent and duration of this work is yet to be confirmed. However, access will be maintained at all times.

For further details contact David Manson at David.Manson@ayrshireroadsalliance.org

Walking and cycling along the paths, over the hillsides, and through the villages of Ayrshire is the only way to experience the real Ayrshire. A number of safe and convenient footpaths and cycleways are available in South Ayrshire.

For more information on walking view VisitScotland's guide to walking in Ayrshire & Arran.

For more information on cycling view VisitScotland's guide to cycling in Scotland.

Straiton Paths
Due to a recent landslip, a section of the Church Walk, in Straiton, has had to be closed temporarily, pending the repair of the route. As the stretch of path is potentially dangerous, access takers should not attempt to use it under any circumstances, until further notice, in the interests of personal safety.

Wheelchair Accessible Walks

Some paths within South Ayrshire are accessible by wheelchair in normal weather conditions.

Barony Hill Path, within the Dailly Trails Network, stretching from Main Street, Dailly (opposite the Primary School), eastwards along the south/east bank of the Water of Girvan, northwards across the artist-designed bridge over the River, then eastwards along the north bank of the River to the footbridge near Dalquharran Castle.

Ayr, Prestwick Girvan and Troon promenades, as well as paths through Belleisle, Rozelle, Craigie and other public parks and parts of Fullarton Woods, Troon

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Last updated: 7 September 2016

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