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Fairlie Glens and Waterfalls Circular
distance 4.76mi Vertical gain +591ft Vertical drop -600ft Durée 2h40 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in North Ayshire

On a clear day the views from this route are simply outstanding: the islands of Cumbrae & Arran and the pink sandy beaches at Fairlie and Hunterston. A variety of woodland paths, tracks and grassy hillsides lead you gently uphill past the remains of Fairlie Castle and along the base of Black Hill. The return section follows the Fairlie Moor Road and then the Ayrshire Coastal Path. There is the opportunity to visit some hidden waterfalls along the route.

Walking Irvine Beach ( Download : )
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Irvine Beach
distance 6.56mi Vertical gain +10ft Vertical drop -10ft Durée 3h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in North Ayshire

Sandy Irvine Beach is wild, beautiful and seems to go on and on forever! In fact it stretches 3 miles along to Barassie. You can choose to walk all the way to Barassie and back, or if you are looking for a shorter walk, just go as far as you want to before turning back. Lined with high sand dunes and the Isle of Arran visible to the west, the beach here is popular with locals out for some fresh air and exercise.

Walking Rothesay Town Walk ( Download : )
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Rothesay Town Walk
distance 1.71mi Vertical gain +148ft Vertical drop -138ft Durée 0h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in North Ayshire

This is a short circular route which has a steep incline halfway through. It links the main areas of interest in Rothesay with a woodland and seafront stroll allowing views across Rothesay Bay.

Walking Lynn Glen Circular, Dalry ( Download : )
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Lynn Glen Circular, Dalry
distance 1.16mi Vertical gain +108ft Vertical drop -105ft Durée 0h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in North Ayshire

This short circular walk around the Caaf Water is packed with unexpected ‘fairy’ surprises hidden within a tranquil wooded glen. The gorge is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest because of the unique and interesting rocks it contains. Perfect for families and for anyone who likes waterfalls!