Saturday 30th May 7.30am 5 Ferries Route – Ardrossan Harbour

This classic route starts at Ardrossan . We cycle up to Wemyss Bay and take the ferry to Rothesay. We then use the ferries at Colintraive, Portavadie and Claonig from where we cycle back on Arran to the terminal at Brodick.

Distance is 72 miles with substantial climbing.

Ride leader is Martin Jamieson 07981100017

5 Ferries Cycle ride – Saturday 30th May 2015

From depart To arrive miles comment
cycle Ardrossan 07:30 Wemyss Bay 09:00 19 assumes average speed of at least 12 mph
Car Park Ardrossan Harbour ferry
train Glasgow Central 07:50 Wemyss Bay 08:41 time for a bacon buttie

1 Wemyss Bay 09:25 Rothsay 10:00
cycle 9

2 Colintraive 11:00 Rhubodach 11:30
cycle 19 This is a hilly section, with fab views
Possible coffee break.
3 Portavadie 13:45 Tarbet 14:10 LUNCH
cycle 15:10 11 Need to allow a little extra for this stage
to ensure that we catch the 16:20 ferry
4 Claonaig 16:20 Lochranza 16:50
cycle 15 Hilly section, but plenty of time

5 Brodick 19:20 Ardrossan 20:15 Must be at ferry just after 19:00
train Ardrossan 20:31 Glasgow Central 21:25