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Isle of Arran Holiday Guide - Scotland

With its distinctive mountainous profile a feature of the western horizon, the Isle of Arran has drawn generations of holidaymakers down the Clyde.

Golf on Arran

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

Stone Circles

With the hills as a backdrop, ancient lichen-covered stones stand out on the moor and rough pasture – unknowably old but full of atmosphere. See the listings for Auchagallon Stone Circle and Machrie Moor Stone Circle.

Brodick Castle & Gardens

A stately home of the Dukes of Hamiltons, stuffed with trophies and finery, plus a garden with a superb rhododendron collection. Brodick Castle & Country Park

Goat Fell

A distinct profile – the ‘Sleeping Warrior’ – as seen from the mainland, the granite ridges of Goat Fell have attracted generations of hillwalkers.

Water of Life

Nestling below the high mountains in Lochranza bay, the Isle of Arran Distillery, Scotland’s newest malt whisky distillery, extends a warm welcome to visitors worldwide from March to October.

Ferry Travel / Cruise the Isles

Multi-journey flexible tickets make putting together your own island itinerary quite straightforward, while other operators offer a variety of cruising options. Ferry Information