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A Long Mile

Wind blowing, sand cascading, clouds rolling and the sea pounding! A great walk along the prom and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WallaceBluemonday
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Bangkok, Thailand
Perfect walk

Absolute perfect walk along beach.all very flat,no hills.Even better walking on the sand next to... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Mrsvalerie B
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Roughly one-mile scenic walking trail along the seacoast, suitable for wheelchairs. Start: Car park at Miller’s Folly on Cromwell’s Fort. End: Blackburn Car Park.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wind blowing, sand cascading, clouds rolling and the sea pounding! A great walk along the prom and measured too

Thank WallaceBluemonday
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Absolute perfect walk along beach.all very flat,no hills.Even better walking on the sand next to the water.

Thank Mrsvalerie B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

You never need a reason to walk along a seafront, as the word “promenade” might suggest. The addition of the Lang Scots Mile signage and information is a welcome addition however, and adds a wee bit of education to those who never knew the difference.

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I have walked this and longer many times, but this is a good walk, that is well marked for those who are new to the area.

Thank helenmoore2015
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I never knew that the Scottish mile used to be longer than the English one and this walk commemorates this fact. The walk runs from the leisure centre to the car park at the end of the esplanade along the back of the beach. It...More

Thank 938fjg
Reviewed 12 June 2018

A lovely flat seaside walk--keep out of the sand, but enjoy the views of Arran. The interpretations explain how the various buildings have been built and repurposed over the centuries from 1205 to 2005.

Thank cmdevlin64
Reviewed 21 April 2018

went to Ayr for the day and parked up on the esplanade. it was sunny, dry and an excellent day for a stroll. the prom is excellent for walking and it was great to see loads of families out enjoying themselves

Thank ch00chter
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Use this regularly great views and nice and flat to suit all ages. There's also plenty of heritage information and yardage posts along the way. No need for any specialist clothing just wrap up on a cool day.

Thank 974kevin
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Well kept and very attractive esplanade.even on winters day there are plenty of walkers along the long shoreline. Very good for runners. Walkers and cyclist. Wonderful views across to Arran and beyond on a clear day to Ireland.

1  Thank Hugh L
Reviewed 13 October 2017

In any other seaside town would be referred to as "The Prom". Takes walker along the edge of Ayr Beach. Seats at regular intervals. Toilets at the Kids Playground and furher south behind the Ayr India Restaurant. Ice cream kiosks etc open in Summer along...More

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1958JanetG
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I'd hazard a guess at circa 12,000 for normal walking
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