Stage 10 Ardrossan to Portencross

Ardrossan Harbour and Marina – North Beach – Seamill – Portencross

Distance: 10.5 km = 6.5 miles      Time: 3 hoursstage-10-map

Walking summary: Easy – promenades, pavements, paths, cycle tracks, sandy beaches.

We strongly advise purchase of the Guide Book for a detailed description and map of the route.

 Plus OS Explorer Map 341.

Car Parks: Ardrossan Cross – Portencross Car Park.

Transport: Train Services for Ayr, Glasgow, Largs. Good bus services. Ferry Terminal for Arran.

Historical: Ardrossan Harbour. Iron Age duns on escarpment. Ancient fish cruives or traps. The Sea Mill.

General: Ardrossan Harbour and Marina. Photogenic coastline. West Kilbride Craft Town.

Nature: Coastal birds and seals. Coastal geology.

Eating/Provisions: Rowan Tree roadside restaurant. Waterside Inn. Seamill and West Kilbride shops.

Public Toilets: A78 at North Crescent Rd (Superloo All year 24 hours). West Kilbride Glen Rd (All year 0700 – 1700).

Accommodation: Hotels and B&Bs in Ardrossan. Hotels and B&Bs in Seamill. See the accommodation section for more information.