GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Eglinton Country Park

4 miles (6 km)

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.


KA12 8TA - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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.

Dog Walking

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.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Folly, Eglinton Country Park - - 1465233

Folly, Eglinton Country Park. Sitting atop Belvidere Hill

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Another view of the Folly that crowns Belvidere Hill. Viewed from one of the clearways that radiate from the folly through the woodland that surround it.

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A view over the loch within the park. You can see Benslie Church on the skyline.

Eglinton Castle - - 101323

Eglinton Castle. Part of the remains of an 18th century castellated mansion, in ruins since the mid 1920s and used for naval gunnery practice in WW2. Ruins maintained in present condition since 1973. Castle and surrounding parkland the centrepiece of Eglinton Country Park.


GPS Files

GPX File

Eglinton Country Park.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Eglinton Country Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)