Marking its eight day, the Queen's Baton made its way through East Ayrshire today.

It passed through towns and villages in the area, including Auchinleck and Galston and paid a visit to the children's ward at Crosshouse Hospital.

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Paul Cohen carries the baton in Dalmellington, East Ayrshire

               

Rhona O'Neill and John Speirs hand over baton in New Cumnock, East Ayrshire

               

Georgette Fulton with baton at New Cumnock outdoor swimming pool

 

               

Hannah Bartl carried baton in Cumnock, East Ayrshire

 

               

Baton bearers Jessie Owens and Derek King at Cumnock Gala Day, East Ayrshire

 

               

Crowds welcome baton to Cumnock, East Ayrshire

 

               

Laura Robertson carries baton in Mauchline, East Ayrshire

 

               

Baton relay security team greet kids in Mauchline, East Ayrshire

 

               

Ann McInnes with baton at Burns Memorial Tower, Mauchline, East Ayrshire

 

               

Peter Baird carries baton in Galston, East Ayrshire

 

               

Robert Chatham carries the baton through Galston, East Ayrshire

 

               

Fiona Parker and Alex McPhee hand over baton in Stewarton, East Ayrshire

 

               

Baton is held by Jennifer Pryce, Corsehill Queen, at the Bonnet Guild Gala Day in Lainshaw Primary School, Stewarton

 

               

Baton bearers John McCulloch and Maureen Hewitt in Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire

 

               

Crowds greeted the baton in Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire

 

               

Graeme Kane with the baton at Crosshouse Community Gala

 

               

Commonwealth games mascot Clyde brought the baton to the children's ward at Crosshouse Hospital, East Ayrshire

 

               

Hugh Rankin carried the baton at Ayrshire Athletics Arena, Kilmarnock

 

               

Scottish weightlifter Peter Kirkbride at end of East Ayrshire baton relay in Kilmarnock