Eglinton Country Park
This large country park in Kilwinning has nearly 1000 acres of parkland to explore on cycling and walking trails. There are peaceful woodland trails and delightful waterside paths running along Eglinton Loch and Lugton Water which runs through the southern end of the park. Other features in the park include the Eglinton Castle ruins, the walled garden and the pretty Clement Wilson gardens.
If you would like to continue your walk/cycle you can follow the Irvine and Kilwinning New Town Trail. The park has very good facilities with a good sized car park, Visitor Centre, cafe, children's play areas and bird watching facilities - look out for finches, Thrush, Pheasant, Grey Partridge, Tawny Owl, Kestrel, Sparrowhawk, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Skylark, Yellowhammer and Tree-creeper.
PostcodeKA12 8TA - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Eglinton Country Park Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Eglinton Country Park Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Eglinton Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Eglinton Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
The on site Tournament Cafe sells lovely homemade soups, sandwiches, soft drinks, teas, coffees and delicious cakes.
The park is popular with dog walkers and the cafe mentioned above is also dog friendly.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
Head into nearby Irvine and you can pick up the Ayrshire Coastal Path. There's lovely sea views, beaches and a fine coastal park to visit here.