St Ninian's Way- Girvan to Maybole
Girvan to Maybole 24 km
This 19th section of St Ninian’s Way starts at the centre of Girvan on the signposted Ayrshire Coastal Path. Go north along the coast to Dipple (6km) . Join the A77 briefly and then continue along the coast on ACP to Turnberry (3km). Continue north along coast, then turn east, through airport and go north to junction with A719 at Maidens (3 km). Go east along A719 to junction with minor road going south (1.5km). . Take minor road to T-junction with A77(2 km). Turn left and go north-east along the A77 To Kirkoswald (1 km). Visit Souter Johnnie’s Cottage. Continue along A 77 to junction with minor road going South (.5km). Go south along minor road for 100 m and then turn left across ford and proceed to road junction with A77 (3 km) . Go 500 m along A77, with Crossmraguel Abbey on your right, and leave the A77 onto a minor road, which continues alongside A77 to Carrick Academy((2km) , then take the A77 to Maybole centre and Town Hall (.5 km).
Coastal path,then into the Ayrshire hills.
Also part of the Whithorn Way - http://www.whithornway.org . courtesy of the WWSG where a detailed route description with grid references is available.
For a map overview of Part 1 and Part 2 of St Ninian’s Way please go to https://www.bikemap.net/en/route/3548129-st-ninians-way-carlisle-to-st-andrews-part-1-carlisle-to-whithorn/
St Ninian’s Way is one of the great pilgrim routes in Scotland to St Andrews - The Way of St Andrews - For other routes see http://www.thewayofstandrews.com