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Walking

In South Ayrshire we are blessed with a wide variety of beautiful places to walk and below is information of where to find it. Whether you want to walk alone, in a group, down the coastline or in the hills, this page will lead you down the right path.

Find a local walking group

Are you wanting to join a local walking? Do you want to meet new people? Then why not join one of our health walks in South Ayrshire. All walks are walk leader led and are free of charge. Simply contact the group and get started.

Find a local route to explore

Here in South Ayrshire we have lots of different varieties of walks and the beauty is there is something for everyone. Please follow the links below to two fantastic pages with lots of information about routes, where to go and of course what to expect.

Gillian’s Walks is a popular resource within the walking community and has a particular focus on Ayrshire. The site contains detailed route information, downloadable interactive maps, enticing photos and it doubles up as a blog allowing you to read about Gillian’s personal experience of walking the routes. Use it to find inspiration for where to go on your next walk!

Take a look at the Ayrshire Paths website. This page is a great resource for everything walking within Ayrshire. Whether you live here, are on holiday or just passing through this website has the tools and information to get you started on your new journey.

Download various maps in South Ayrshire

Are you looking for a new route and a map to download? Then look no further. Please find below a variety of areas to explore and a free PDF map for download.

Find out about the Smugglers’ Trail route

Walking route leaflets available from South Ayrshire Council.

Find a local route to explore

Here in South Ayrshire we have lots of different varieties of walks and the beauty is there is something for everyone. Please follow the links below to two fantastic pages with lots of information about routes, where to go and of course what to expect.

Gillian’s Walks is a popular resource within the walking community and has a particular focus on Ayrshire. The site contains detailed route information, downloadable interactive maps, enticing photos and it doubles up as a blog allowing you to read about Gillian’s personal experience of walking the routes. Use it to find inspiration for where to go on your next walk!

Take a look at the Ayrshire Paths website. This page is a great resource for everything walking within Ayrshire. Whether you live here, are on holiday or just passing through this website has the tools and information to get you started on your new journey.

Download various maps in South Ayrshire

Are you looking for a new route and a map to download? Then look no further. Please find below a variety of areas to explore and a free PDF map for download.

Find out about the Smugglers’ Trail route

Walking route leaflets available from South Ayrshire Council.

Want to start a walking group?

Do you live in an area that would benefit from a new walking group? Do you walk with friends currently and would like to open up your walk to others?

Then please get in touch with our Health and Well Being Team to discuss all options available.

After our initial consultation and an agreed plan of action we provide all training required completely free of charge.

Please contact our Walking Development Officer for further details:

Telephone 01292 616249

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Get involved in Active Schools. Find out how to increase sport and physical activity within your school. Call 01292 294191 or email activeschools@south-ayrshire.gov.uk