Information on the Smugglers' Trail
The Smugglers' Trail leads from South Beach, Troon, along the Wrack Road across Royal Troon Golf Club, past Crosbie Kirk and through Fullarton Woods. From the Main Street, in Loans the trail crosses ancient woodland and enjoys stunning views over the Firth of Clyde. This historic route has been in regular use from early times including use by smugglers.
The route is an easy to moderate woodland and coastal walk, however the incline rises to 1:6 in places. The walk takes about two hours to complete, it is advisable to wear sensible footwear.