Ailsa Craig - the ascent
The dramatic granite outpost of Ailsa Craig is an icon amongst Scotland's smaller islands. The island can be visited on a boat trip from Girvan; the ascent to its highest point as described here is extremely steep and rough: it gives a real hillwalking challenge but an unforgettable one.
Extremely steep ascent; path only on lower parts, often obscured by deep bracken in summer and slippery with bluebells in spring.
Boat trip from Girvan; Girvan is served by both bus and train.
Ailsa Craig pier (boat trips from Girvan).
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