A fun way to explore the historic town of Ayr! Solve the clues, get fresh air and put some adventure in to your walk! Great activity for all ages 8+
The trails starts and finishes outside the main entrance of Ayr Railway Station. If you are arriving by car, then there are a choice of car parks very close to the start. It is suitable for walking, prams and wheel chairs, although accessing one or two of the answers to the clues may be tricky for wheeled access. The trails takes you around the town centre and will lead you through some of the less well-known paths and will lead you to lots of interesting nooks and crannies that explore the history of Auld Ayr! The trail takes you around the Tam O' Shanter Inn, The Auld Kirk and its graveyard, Kirk Port, the Auld Brig, Fish Cross, Loudoun Hall,cobbled streets, Ayr Town Hall, Lady CAthcart's House, Crowmwell's Citadel, St John's Tower, County Buildings and Wellington Gardens! Have a fun-filled time as you follow the clues, solve the riddles and complete the challenges!
Who Can Do the Trail?
It is suitable for a family (age 8+ children), couples, individuals or groups!
When Can You Do the Trail?
The trail can be completed anytime between 8.30am and 6.30pm as it involves walking through a shopping centre. This will also allow you a wider access to cafes and pubs along the way for refreshments. There are public toilets in Arthur Street, at the beach park and also in the main department stores of the High Street. The trail can be completed in 2.5-3 hours or you can make a whole day of it by enjoying the sights along the way!
Where to Get your Trail
Just visit the website by clicking on the link to pay and download online. Alternatively, a booklet can be sent to you by post but will require a few days' notice!
£10.99 to download. You can then print it off yourself or use on a hand held device. However, the trail is not interactive and you will have to note your answers down elsewhere.
£9.99 to buy booklet (+£1.95 P&P)
Want to Learn More?
We are constantly adding new trails to our 'library' so if you fancy doing another one while you are in Ayrshire, then visit our website: Treasure Trails of the Unexpected