Ayr to Troon

Part of Part 2 – Whithorn to South Queensferry

Following the coast in Burns country, this 21st section of St Ninian’s Way starts in the centre of Ayr. At the south end of the Auld Brig cross over the river and then go left to join the A719 (50 m). Pick up the signposts for Ayrshire Coastal Path (ACP) and National Cycle Route 7. Proceed north through town to sea (1 km), then along the coast to Woodfield (500m) where cyclists can split off and continue along NCR 7 to Troon. Walkers can continue along the coast on the ACP past St Ninian’s Chapel (1 km), past Prestwick and the international airport (1 km), the Royal Troon golf course to the centre of Troon and Troon Old Parish Church.(8km).

Also part of the Whithorn Way – http://www.whithornway.org . courtesy of the WWSG where a detailed route description with grid references is available.