Ayrshire is in south west Scotland and includes Ayr, Kilmarnock, Irvine, Saltcoats, Kilwinning, Largs, Troon, Cumnock.

strange, wind-blown sand patterns on the beach at Kilmory, Arran
A view from the beach at Lamlash to the small Holy Island on the east coast of Arran. Note Mullach Mor dominating the island, now home to a group of buddhists.
Beach scene from the west coast of Arran as the incoming tide laps on the sand and rocks and boulders.
A piece of driftwood washed ashore on the sandy beach on the West coast of Arran with views across the water to the Mull of Kintyre
An assortment of periwinkles on the beach on Arran, Edible Periwinkle (Littorina littorea) and Flat Periwinkle (Littorina Littoralis) found on mud flats and amongst bladderwrack seaweed on the seashore.
Mussels (Mytilus Edulis) at low-tide Drumtroddan Bay, Arran. A common bivalve popular as a seaside treat, shellfish.
Sea wave formed sand patterns
Limpets (Patella Vulgata) cling to rocks at low-tide surrounded by Barnacles (Chthalamus Stellatus).
Seaside scene from Arran. View across the water to the Kintyre peninsula. Rocks of different shapes and hues lie in a sand bottomed pool of water at low-tide
Underside sucker/foot of the limpet (which was UNHURT) (Patella Vulgata)
Common sea urchin (Echinus Esculentus) found in deep waters off our coast though often washed ashore. Spiny creature favourite food of the otter
Close-up image of sand grains on the beach