Troon to Ayr
Map landranger 70
Distance 13km

Start at Troon railway station and return by
train from Ayr
Leave the railway station and go directly west to the promenade.
Turn left along the promenade to its end where the road goes left.
After 200m turn right past the hotel and onto the road between the golf courses.
Follow the road which turns to a track and crosses a fairway at the south side of
the golf course ensure you go straight as the track is confusing.
Past the dunes you will see the caravan park, you will have it to your left and the
river to your right as you proceed.
Do not follow the caravan park exit all the way, after the bridge over the burn go
right on to a rougher track which leads over the water in 200m (GR 345276).
In 150m go through a gate on you left an up to the edge of the golf course above
to the beach.
Follow this track onto the Prestwick promenade following it for 1 ½ km.
At the end of the promenade is a tarmac road to the left, however you are only
on this for 50m and should turn right onto a track beside the golf course and
the beach.
After about 1km the track turns to tarmac and in another ½ km you are into
industrial Ayr.
You are forced to go left
.If you can not follow the water side you will need to go over the railway bridge and along Weir
road, generally straight on to North Harbour street, where you should go left to the main road.
At the main road go right over the bridge and then left up High street, taking the right fork onto
Alloway street and going left at burns statue square where you will see the railway station ahead.
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