Walking & Cycling

The National Cycle Network

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The National Cycle Network passes through Maybole, across the Carrick Hills to the coastline at Doonfoot. It passes along the beach front at Ayr and Prestwick, along the golf courses of Troon to the harbour of Irvine. It then travels to Kilwinning and inland to Kilbirnie on its way to Glasgow. 

Cycle Paths – Maybole to Girvan and Lendalfoot

Download map, route of path also available from:http://www.ayrshirepaths.org.uk/cyclepathscoast.htm (Created by Ayrshire Paths)

You can cycle on paths that have been designated as local cycle routes. These provide an opportunity to divert from the main National Cycle Route 7 and explore some hidden gems of Ayrshire. This area has beautiful beaches, stunning castles and views of Arran.

Cycle Paths – Maybole South

Download map, route of path also available from:http://www.ayrshirepaths.org.uk/cyclepathsmaybole.htm (Created by Ayrshire Paths)

You can head south from Maybole travelling on National Cycle Network Route 7. This takes you past Straiton and then down into the Galloway Forest and beyond. A truly rural part of Ayrshire this route has forests and hills and great views. There are over 400 miles of paths in the Galloway Forest if you want to explore further.