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Path networks

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Path networks

Ayrshire paths

Ayrshire Paths is managed by North, East and South Ayrshire Councils to provide information on local path networks. 

Irvine and Kilwinning New Town Trail

The New Town Trail is a 12 mile (19km) circular route linking the towns of Irvine and Kilwinning. The trail passes through Eglinton Country Park and Annick Valley Park and links to National Cycle Network Routes 7 and 73.

Paper copies of the leaflet are available from local libraries, community centres, Eglinton Country Park, or on request from the access officer.

Walking and cycling in the Three Towns

Known locally as the Three Towns, Stevenston, Saltcoats and Ardrossan are set around the sheltered Irvine Bay. 

Paper copies of the leaflet are available from libraries, community centres, Eglinton Country Park or on request from the access officer.

Landfill Communities Fund Path Networks

A number of path networks has been funded through the Landfill Communities Fund

Largs walks

Largs walks (PDF, 5.9mb)

Ordnance Survey (OS) Landranger No 70/OS Explorer No 341

Dalry walks

Dalry walks (PDF, 7mb)

OS Landranger No 63/OS Explorer No 341

Isle of Cumbrae walking and cycling

Cumbrae walks (PDF, 6.1mb)

Ordnance Survey (OS) Landranger No 70/OS Explorer No 341

King's Cave circular route 

A circular trail on the Isle of Arran, starting from the car park at King's Cave.

King's Cave Circular Footpath (PDF, 29.1kb)

Stevenston Local Nature Reserve

The sand dune system at Stevenston Beach was declared a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) by North Ayrshire Council in 1998, as a place with special local natural interest. Walk, cycle, bird watch and enjoy views across to Arran.

Stevenston Local Nature Reserve (PDF, 659kb)

Paper copies of the leaflet are available from libraries, community centres, Eglinton Country Park or on request from the access officer.

Ayrshire Coastal Path

The Ayrshire Coastal Path runs for 100 miles between Glenapp in South Ayrshire and Skelmorlie in North Ayrshire. The path is recognised as one of Scotland's Great Trails.

Divided into 12 sections, it passes through towns and villages on the way.

Ayr Rotary Club has produced a route guidebook with all proceeds being donated to local and oversees Rotary Charity work. 

Isle of Arran Coastal Way

The Coastal Way on the Isle of Arran provides both low level walks and continuous walking around the coast of Arran. The 65 mile (105km) route offers an abundance of archaeology, history and wildlife. It includes stretches of forest track, rugged and gentle coastlines plus more mountainous terrain.