Stage 3 Lendalfoot to Girvan

Lendalfoot – Pinbain Hill – Old coach road above Kennedy’s Pass – Ardwell – Ardwell Bay – Woodland Bay – Girvan Promenade – Girvan

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

Walking Summary: Moderate/Difficult – sand and rocky outcrops, 100m ascent on old coach road, farm track, rocky shore, trunk road pavement, promenade. Sensitive livestock area – lambing and calving. Dogs not advised unless on close lead.

We strongly advise purchase of the Guide Book for a detailed description and map of the route. Plus OS Explorer Map 317.

Car Parks: Lendalfoot Varyag Monument – Girvan Promenade or Harbour.

Transport: Regular two-hourly bus service (Stagecoach)

Historical: Shipwreck memorial. Penbain Hill 18th century coach road.

General: Closest views of Ailsa Craig. High-level panoramas of Firth of Clyde.

Nature: Seabirds, seals, basking sharks, coastal and upland flora. Coastal Geology.

Eating/Provisions: Girvan Town Centre. Restaurants. Woodland Bay Hotel restaurant.

Public toilets: Girvan – Ainslie Park (All year 0830 – 1800) Girvan Harbour Car Park (All year 0930 – 1900).

Accommodation: B&Bs, Girvan Hotels and Guesthouses. Ardmillan Castle Caravan and Campsite. Town centre – Strathavon Caravan and Campsite. See the accommodation section for more information.