The Queen's Baton has reached its sixth day, and is making its way through South Ayrshire.

The baton will begin its tour in Ballantrae, and will pass through Girvan, Maybole, Alloway, Rozelle Park, Mossblown, Tarbolton, Symington, Dundonald, Troon and Prestwick, before finishing up in Ayr.

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Tomorrow - day eight - will see the baton travel through East Ayrshire, stopping at Dalmellington, New Cumnock, Cumnock, Auchinleck, Mauchline, Galston, Stewarton, Kilmaurs, Crosshouse and Kilmarnock.

Elizabeth Clark carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Ballantrae in South Ayrshire. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Fraser Angus carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Ballantrae in South Ayrshire. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Colin Duthie passes the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton to Eric Johns through Ballantrae in South Ayrshire. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Eric Johns carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Ballantrae in South Ayrshire.Picture by Ben Birchall.

Colin Duthie carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Ballantrae in South Ayrshire. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Christine Getgood with the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton at Girvan Community Hospital in South Ayrshire.Picture by David Cheskin.

Christine Getgood carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Girvan in South Ayrshire.Picture by David Cheskin.

Christine Getgood hands the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton to Jane Hill (aged 101) at Girvan Community Hospital in South Ayrshire. Picture by David Cheskin.

Aimee Gardner carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Girvan in South Ayrshire. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Kayleigh Haggo hands the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton to Batonbearer 022 David Kiltie through Maybole in South Ayrshire. Picture by David Cheskin.

Ian Queen carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Girvan in South Ayrshire. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Alexander Young carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Alloway in South Ayrshire. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Scott Duncan carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Alloway in South Ayrshire. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Kayleigh Haggo carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton at Carrick Academy, Maybole in South Ayrshire, with Senga Mason, David Kiltie and Peter Mason. Picture by David Cheskin.

Children welcome the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Rozelle Park in South Ayrshire. Picture by David Cheskin.

Alexander Young carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton at Robert Burns Cottage in Alloway in South Ayrshire. Picture by David Cheskin.

Ross Duncan hands the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton to Angus Leslie through Alloway in South Ayrshire. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Members of the public welcome the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through South Ayrshire. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Daniel Gibbons carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Mossblown in South Ayrshire. Picture by David Cheskin.

Laura Logan hands the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton to Stephen Ferguson through Mossblown in South Ayrshire. Picture by David Cheskin.

A member of the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton relay security team greets members of the public with a stuffed toy of Clyde, the Glasgow 2014 mascot, in South Ayrshire. Picture by David Cheskin.

Scottish actress Katrina Bryan, carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Rozelle Park in South Ayrshire. Picture by David Cheskin.

Gavin Drysdale carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Rozelle Park in South Ayrshire. Picture by Ben Birchall.

Archie Marshall carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Dundonald in South Ayrshire. Picture by David Cheskin.

Valerie Seville carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Dundonald in South Ayrshire. Picture by David Cheskin.

Gordon Rainey carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Dundonald in South Ayrshire. Picture by David Cheskin.

Natalie Hunter carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Dundonald in South Ayrshire. Picture by David Cheskin.

Iain Henderson carries the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton through Symington in South Ayrshire. Picture by David Cheskin.