Flanked by the rolling Galloway Hills on one side, and the Ayrshire Coastal Path on the other, there are plenty of gorgeous walks for you to explore.


12 miles/ 13 miles
Whithorn Way

The Whithorn Way is a newly mapped 13-stage, 143 mile walking and cycling route which follows much of the westerly pilgrimage route to Whithorn, travelled by pilgrims for well over 1000 years. Girvan is part of stage 7 and 8 of the Whithorn Way. Stage 7 is Maybole to Girvan (12 miles), stage 8 is Girvan to Colmonell (13 miles). Since Girvan is the perfect stopping point between stages, plan for a rest here and enjoy the local hospitality before you continue on your way.

The Whithorn Way has been mapped and walked by members of the Whithorn Way Steering Group. Don’t forget to get your ‘passport’ stamped, or scan the QR code at Girvan’s Tourist Information Point.

Visit The Whithorn Way website for route information.


4.5 miles
Laggan Trail
2.25 miles
Dow Hill
12 miles/ 13 miles
Whithorn Way
6.5 miles/ 8.1 miles
Ayrshire Coastal Path
3.75 miles
Byne Hill