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A bracing walk along the seafront

A lovely flat walk along the Ayr promenade which does not have to stop when you complete the "mile... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alan B
Newport, United Kingdom

Although this is sign posted it is only a small part of the Esplanade which is very long and can be... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Benson, United Kingdom
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Roughly one-mile scenic walking trail along the seacoast, suitable for wheelchairs. Start: Car park at Miller’s Folly on Cromwell’s Fort. End: Blackburn Car Park.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“flat walk” (7 reviews)
Ayr, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely flat walk along the Ayr promenade which does not have to stop when you complete the "mile" We continued on the path to Doonfoot then along the beach beneath Greenan Castle to thr next headland - and we could have gone further.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Although this is sign posted it is only a small part of the Esplanade which is very long and can be busy even on the coldest days. The views and the sea air make this a stunning walk. As it is on the flat everyone...More

Thank mac1603
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a busy spot with the walkers along the sea front but it could be doing with a clean up (dog walkers and leavers). The council needs to get its act together though and maintainit better. Ayr wants tourists but does nothing to merit...More

Thank ssenit
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I took the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr and it took around 55 minutes £10.50 Adult off peak return The "Lang Scots Mile" was great for a 30 minute walk or longer ,It also takes about 10 minutes to wend one's way through Ayr...More

1  Thank ClubFlyer320
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Close to the centre of Ayr. Plenty of parking, cycle lanes and safe walking for families and dog owners. Plenty to do for the whole family. There are places to buy food and for kids, a play area. Long stretch of sandy beach to walk,...More

Thank JohnMcBean
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

There is a lovely beach with nice promenade area, loads of benches and bins. Tons of free parking, a huge field to burn off steam when the tide is in and the beach is reduced to a narrow strip of sand. Although Ayr has some...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

A great, easy, flat walk with stunning views of Greenan, the Carrick Hills, Heads of Ayr and Arran. Information points along the way. Clean beach and a refreshing way to spend an afternoon.

Thank Scotgill
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We spent some time yesterday afternoon along with many other visitors strolling along the seafront at Ayr in glorious sunshine and it is only April. Great to breath in the refreshing sea air, watch families enjoying the beach and with some even out in the...More

Thank rmackenzie1
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Whatever the season,this is excellent walk,all on the flat,no hills,very refreshing.large car park with coffee shop

Thank Mrsvalerie B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The beach area is great to let the kids run off their energy. The lang scots mile is a great walk with brilliant scenery as you go. Great to just take a leisurely stroll of if your feeling up to it a wee jog! Best...More

Thank Lisa S
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