|River Ayr (Uisge Air)|
The River Ayr near Mauchline
|- left||Lugar Water, Garpel Water|
|- right||Greenock Water|
|Cities||Ayr, Catrine, Muirkirk|
|Landmarks||Ayr Beach, Peden's Cove, Glenbuck Loch|
|- location||Muirkirk, Scotland|
|Mouth||Ayr Harbour, Firth of Clyde|
|- location||Ayr, Scotland|
|Length||65 km (40 mi)|
The River Ayr has a watershed area of 574 km2 (222 sq mi).
The river originates at Glenbuck Loch in East Ayrshire, close to the border with Lanarkshire. It winds its way through East and South Ayrshire to its mouth at the town of Ayr, where it empties into the Firth of Clyde.
On its way, the river passes through the villages of Muirkirk, Sorn, Catrine, Failford, Stair and Annbank, as well as passing the location of (the now ruined) Ayr Castle. The largest settlements being Ayr, Cumnock, Catrine, Ochiltree, Muirkirk and Sorn.
Principal tributaries include:
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