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There are many activities & sights to see on the Isle of Arran.

Have a look at      Trip Advisor

Brodick Castle must be one of the must dos on Arran.....

Brodick Castle, Isle of Arran

......try     Brodick Castle     &     The National Trust Site



Arran Distillery, Lochranza, Isle of Arran

The  Distillery   at Lochranza is a relatively recent addition to Arran, but the whisky it produces has won awards already for its quality.




Cairnhouse Riding Centre, Blackwtarefoot, Isle of Arran

Cairnhouse Riding Centre   , Blackwaterfoot


We are open all year, and offer
Hacking & Trekking for novices and experienced riders.





Heritage Museum, Isle of Arran

The    Heritage Museum    is a fascinating place showing how
life used to be lived on the Island. It is located in Brodick.




Arran Brewery, Cladach, Isle of Arran

The Brewery   , at Cladach is also worth a look.




As for sport, there are 7   golf courses,    many tennis courts and putting greens.

Walking     & climbing are very popular activities on Arran.

The Island has scenic roads for cycling, especially the west coast & Machrie Moor road are ideal for this. You can also go off road, and there are quite a few forestry tracks that you can use.

Fishing is another activity you can do. Iorsa water & the Machrie burn are some of the better waters. Contact   Dougarie Estate   for more information. Sea fishing is obviously another option.

If you fancy a  thrill, then have a go at   Paragliding.

For sea kayaking, sailing, gorge walking and other adventure activities then try the      Arran Adventure Company.


If it is a wet day, then    Auchrannie    is a great place to go for a swim, sauna, steam room, sanarium, footbaths, feature showers and health treatments etc. There is a  20 metre indoor pool with children's pool and water features.

It also has indoor tennis courts, badminton courts, table tennis, indoor bowls, football, basketball, volleyball and many other team sports. The fitness suite & studio have a selection of the latest cardio and resistance equipment.