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Ayrshire Coastal Path: 5

BEING WRITTEN 6.99 miles 3h 37min ascent 208m Maidens-Dunure

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Ayrshire Coastal Path: 4

BEING WRITTEN 8.24 miles 4h 46min ascent 68m Girvan Mains – Maidens

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Ayrshire Coastal Path: 3 – a very British picnic

7.58 miles 3h 55m ascent 153m Lendalfoot-Girvan Mains Many years ago, a small island was discovered off the south west coast of Scotland by a group of fairies who were on their way to the mainland. The fairies were blown … Continue reading

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Ayrshire Coastal Path: 2 – beaches, barriers and braying bovines

7.18 miles 3h 19m ascent 118m Ballantrae-Lendalfoot Trudge: V. (intr) to walk laboriously, wearily or without spirit but steadily and persistently (Orig. obsc) The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary This word accompanied my thoughts as I walked, and re-appeared as I … Continue reading

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Ayrshire Coastal Path: 1 – fairy foxgloves and standing stones

9.54 miles 4h 21m ascent 209m Glen App Kirk- Ballantrae Behind yon hills where Stinsiar flows,‘Mang moors an’ mosses many, O Robert Burns This was our first section of the Ayrshire Coastal Way, taking us from Glen App Kirk over … Continue reading

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