River Ayr Way 1: Glenbuck to Sorn

Follow the infant River Ayr through wild moorland rich in natural and industrial history to the attractive village of Sorn. This long stage could be split at Kames by a short stroll into Muirkirk.


Well-made aggregate footpaths and surfaced roads including a section of the first tarmacadam road experiments!

Public Transport

None to start; the nearest bus at Muirkirk. Bus from both here to Cumnock and Kilmarnock.


Glenbuck Loch. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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