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National Cycle Network

 

Free maps of the National Cycle Netweork in Scotland and local Scottish route leaflets produced by Sustrans are available to download for free, or call 0131 346 1384. small part of NCN7

A free leaflet on the National Cycle Network in Scotland (pdf).

Open Cycle Map is uses opensource software to create online maps for cycling related infrastructure. Please be aware that whilst these maps are extremely useful, they may also contain errors.

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The River Ayr Way

 

There is a real satisfaction in tracing the length of a river, and this 65km route traces the length of the River Ayr from its source - Glenbuck Loch - to the sea at Ayr. It offers a variety of landscapes, starting in wild moorland rich in natural and industrial history, and following the growing Ayr as it becomes a powerful waterway, driving mills and carving a route through rocky gorges. The final section follows the river through open farmland and estates before reaching the historic county town of Ayr, finishing at the harbour.

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A brief history of National Cycle Network 

2015 marked the 20th anniversary of the National Cycle Network. We spent last year celebrating and saying thank you to all the people who helped us to develop it, the thousands of volunteers who work to maintain it, and the millions of people who enjoy it every day.

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Auchincruive Paths

 

Auchincruive is just on the outskirts of Prestwick and Ayr. It is a farming area with rolling hills and lush green fields. William Wallace once hid in the woods here and Oswald House has links to Robert Burns who was born just 5 miles away.

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