Wymess Bay to Ardrossan via Ferries Cycle Route

Cycle Route Details
Route NameWymess Bay to Ardrossan via Ferries
Cycle Route Location
Town/CityWymess Bay
County/RegionNorth Ayrshire
Start LocationShore Rd, Wymess Bay
End LocationHarbour Rd, Ardrossan
Cycle Steps
1. Using 5 ferries, you need to buy 2 Hopscotch tickets. Hopscotch 4 (£7.95) and 5 (£9.40) You can get a timetable from the Cal Mac website to plan your ferry crossings. The hardest part of the route is from Colintraive to Portavadie which is about 20 mls and pretty hilly. Other than that the route is not overly steep but the key is to give yourself time to meet your crossings. This route can only be tackled in the summer as the Cloanaig to Lochranza ferry only runs from end March to end Sept. Route summary: Wymess Bay to Rothesay ferry 40 mins Rothesay to Rhubodach 8.5mls Rhubodach to Colintraive ferry 10 mins Colintraive to Portavadie 18.5mls Portavadie to Tarbert ferry 30 mins Tarbert to Claonaig 10.5mls Claonaig to Lochranza ferry 30 mins Lochranza to Brodick 14mls Brodick to Ardrossan ferry 60 mins Cycle miles: 56 miles
Landmarks/Sites to see?
There are plenty of shops and cafes in most of the ferry port towns.