Ramblers head for hills of glenochar
On Saturday Ayr & District Rambling Club are offering two walks.
The more strenuous walk starts at Glenochar, near Elvanfoot, and is on quad bike tracks, animal tracks and open heather and grass.
The distance is 6.25 miles with about 1900 feet of ascent.
The route heads west towards the remains of Glenochar Castle and skirts around Doddin Hill then ascends Kneesend and on to Dun Law ( 677m).
The walk continues along a broad ridge to White Law, descends and climbs gradually to Black Law and on to Lousie Wood Law.
From the trig point the route heads to Coupland Gair and descends to the ruined Glenochar Castle before rejoining the track back to the cars.
For details contact Denis Duke on 01294 239070.
The more leisurely option is a 7.5 mile circular walk, starting at Loch Bradan and following the loch shore. The route proceeds through Tairlaw Plantation to return to the start.
The walk is predominantly on forest tracks and a grassy path, with fine views of the loch and surrounding hills. For details contact John Walter on 01292 560341.
To join either walk meet at the Millbrae car park in Ayr at 8.50am.