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One of Scotland’s largest islands, it has long been a popular holiday destination. With its high hills, castles, gardens, superb historic sites, a distillery and many golf courses it offers a great choice of things to do.

The mountainous northern end is dominated by Goat Fell 874m (2,867ft), this together with its surrounding peaks offer good ridge walking with superb views. Another walking option is the 100k coastal path that encircles the island.

A major attraction is Brodick Castle with its magnificent rhododendron garden. The island also boasts one of top prehistoric sites in Europe – Machrie Moor with it many stone circles.

Regular ferry service from Ardrossan to Brodick and a summer only service from Claonaig on the Mull of Kintyre to Lochranza

Find out more on Arran from Wikipedia

Accommodation in Arran:

Isle of Arran Isle of Arran »

Sitting in the Firth of Clyde, between Ayrshire and Kintyre the Isle of Arran is one of Scotlands most southerly islands. 10 miles by 19 miles it has one of the most wild and rugged landscapes, normally associated with the most northerly parts of Scotland.

History of Arran History of Arran »

Arran's history dates so far back that it becomes tangled up in the myths and legends of Scotland's past.

Golf on Arran »

On Arran the clubs at Shiskine, Lamlash and Brodick form good tests while the others provide excellent holiday golf.