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The River Ayr Walk
The marker at Ayr harbour

Ayr River Walk, South Ayrshire

The black slab on the beach at Ayr, next to the harbour mouth, which indicates the western end of the River Ayr Walk.

It's meant to look like coal, the main product of East Ayrshire, where the corresponding marker at the eastern end - right beside Glenbuck Loch - is made to look like sandstone.

Ayr River Walk, South Ayrshire

The construction and bridge to the left of the photo are the start of the walk.

Being a part of an important local walking route and therefore a tourist attraction it seems a great shame that it's untended and unmaintained.

There isn't even a marker or sign to let people know what they are looking at. This is sadly typical of how Scotland (and Ayrshire in particular) does virtually nothing to help tourism.

Ayr River Walk, South Ayrshire

From closer in you can see that it's made of wooden panels and seems to be on the verge of falling apart.

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