West Kilbride Dalgarven Mill and Fairlie Moor
Distance 37km climb 350m
Start at West Kilbride railway station car park. Exit the car park keeping left past
the garage and then right toward Dalry on the B781. Just beyond Munock Resrv
in 5km (MR259480) go right on a very small road to Muirlaught farm, going right
to Tower (MR277477) and right past Laigh Smithstone, left at the cottages at the
bottom of the hill, right at the A737 for 200m and left to Dalgarven Mill (MR
297458), where there is a cafe (closed Monday).
After refreshments continue uphill east going left and then right in1km, passing
Auchenskieth farm. At the next junction go left and right again, passing Blair Mill,
now a house and cycle to the B707 Stewarton road at MR 332493 and go left.
In 2 km ignore a road coming in from the right but at the next junction go left,
leaving the B707 south toward Blair, turning right at the next junction down to
Dalry.
Take the West Kilbride B780 but just as you climb beside the Graveyard go right
following this minor road over Fairlie moor with a grand view of the island in the
Firth of Clyde, down to the main A78, cross it and join the cycleway through
Hunterston and back to West Kilbride.
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