RESIDENTS across Ayrshire are being encouraged to get active during the month of May as it is national walking month.

The evenings are now lighter for longer which makes it the perfect opportunity for a relaxing evening walk throughout your local area. Ayrshire is filled with iconic landmarks like Culzean Castle and the Robert Burns Museum along with stunning beaches up and down the west coast.

Local walking clubs are always on the look out for new members and it is a great way to socialise and improve your physical and mental