Many thanks to Ardtaraig Fine Foods for facilitating this camera's location and to the Ayrshire Rivers Trust for capitally funding its installation. The River Ayr, longest river in what was the old county of Ayrshire of Scotland, is approximately 65 kilometres in length. It originates at Glenbuck Loch in East Ayrshire on the border of Lanarkshire and winds its way through East and South Ayrshire to the town of Ayr, where it empties into the Firth of Clyde of the Atlantic Ocean. 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 river has a catchment area of 574 square kilometres.