The Isle of Arran

The Blue Pool in Glen Rosa

The Isle of Arran is known as Scotland in miniature. It is a beautiful Island offering something for everyone.

There is fantastic hill walking and mountain biking. You can learn paragliding or Kayaking or enjoy a round of Golf on one of the 7 golf courses.

Children love the beaches and the adventure play area at Brodick Castle. There are cafes, restaurants and visitor centres. The Isle of Arran is on the West Coast of Scotland only a 55 min ferry journey.

There are direct rail links from Glasgow Central Station (55mins) to Ardrosan harbour. There is secure car parking in Ardrossan or you can book your car on the ferry. Carrick Lodge is only a 5 minute walk from the ferry so you can leave your car behind.

Useful Arran Links


Learn to paraglide.

The Isle of Arran is great for adventure sports. You can learn to paraglide or take a tandem flight with Flying Fever. Arran adventure offer Kayaking, mountain biking and gorge walking.

Brodick Beach

Brodick Beach on the Isle of Arran

Brodick beach is great for the kids, there is also a swing park, mini golf and bowling. Brodick Castle has fantastic gardens and an adventure playground.

Deer on Golf course

Deer on Lochranza Golf course

There are 7 golf courses on the Isle of Arran. The deer love to graze on the Lochranza greens. You can get a golf pass and enjoy a different golf course each day of the week!