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An interesting local curiosity

Basically just a walk along the sea front - but measured in an old Scot's mile which ,apparently... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
reedfrog
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Ayr, United Kingdom
Informative and Invigorating

The Lang Scots Mile provided our family with a wonderful introduction to life on the Ayrshire... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
clhh
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VA
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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 1 week ago

Basically just a walk along the sea front - but measured in an old Scot's mile which ,apparently, until the 18th century was of variable length! Flat walking and plaques describing points of interest

Thank reedfrog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lang Scots Mile provided our family with a wonderful introduction to life on the Ayrshire coast. The walk along the waterfront is well marked. The information plaques are easy to read and filled with historic information. It's a great family activity.

Thank clhh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful in the sun with points of interest but best with a gale force wind very bracing. Beach below if you want to walk on the sand large car park at one end.

Thank John W
Reviewed 24 September 2018

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 5 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
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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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