We have an extensive path network with 3 way marked routes ranging from 2.2 miles to 4 miles. The walks take in the central areas and extend further out to Corsehill and Sourlie.

The grade of routes vary from flat to steeper sections, with some dirt paths throughout.

Download a map of the park (PDF, 8.2mb).


To explore the park, we offer electric scooter hire and a range of all ability wheelers. These are available free for visitors with reduced mobility.


Our wheelers include trikes, a side by side tandem bike and an MT push wheelchair.


These must be booked in advance. For more information or to book please email eglintoncountrypark@north-ayrshire.gov.uk or call 01294 551776.


The park was once part of the Eglinton Estate and home to the Montgomerie family. The castle ruins seen today are the remains of the castellated mansion commissioned by Hugh, 12th Earl of Eglinton and completed in 1802.

To take a walk back in time and discover historical structures of interest including Eglinton Castle, Tournament Bridge, Ice House, Dovecote and much more join us on the Eglinton Country Park Heritage Trail | Places That We Know.


Experience STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) like never before, our activities are aimed at 3 - 12 year olds (but can be enjoyed by all). This free family adventure starts at our STEMosaurus and takes you on a trail discovering animals and insects that live in the park. The trail activities include mini-beast hunts, transient art, worm charming and many more. You will meet our woodland animal sculptures and woolly mammoth on the way! For the trail map, seasonal scavenger hunts and supporting content, see the Eglinton Park STEM Trail resource.


We have an all abilities play park including 2 wheelchair accessible swings and a variety of play equipment designed to challenge and stimulate all abilities. For children under 8 there is a fenced play area with seating and picnic tables adjacent.


Eglinton Country Park offers a network of safe, traffic free routes for cyclists.
The park has a link route (73) off the National Cycle Network routes in South West Scotland. Please visit the Sustrans website for more information.

Horse Riders

We welcome responsible horse riders to visit all year round. We have free parking and a network of paths to enjoy a safe off-road hack.


You need a permit to fish at Eglinton Country Park. Permits to fish the loch and river are managed by Kilwinning Eglinton Angling Club. For more information please visit the KEAC website.


We have 3 permanent orienteering courses available for you to complete. The maps and instructions to get started are available free to download from the Ayrshire Orienteering Club website.


There are millions of geocaches around the world, waiting for you to find them. There are 1,265 geocaches near Kilwinning - maybe you’ll find one in our park?
To get started, you need a free Geocaching account and the official Geocaching® app or a GPS. Get started by visiting the Geocaching website.