The Isle of Arran, Local Information

The Isle of Arran caters to everyone - both young and old, those who want activities and adventure and those who want to do nothing except marvel at the exceptional scenery.

Your perfect holiday awaits. 

For those looking for a little something to do during their stay, we can recommend the following activities:


With 7 golf courses on the island and a driving range you are spoilt for choice. Lochranza has is
own very scenic 9 hole course that on many an occasion has red deer grazing!

Hill walking

Arran’s tallest mountain is Goatfell at 2866ft (874mtrs) this is one of the 4 Corbetts on the island and a good family day out.

Take your pick from challenging long walks or forest trails or coastal walks.

Try the Arran Coastal Way, or just parts of it - please refer to the walking books we've left in the holiday rental for more information.


Proving to be very popular, there are a number of off road tracks for mountain bikes which can be hired on the island.

Adventure sports


  • Rib tours
  • Gorge Sea Kayaking
  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing

Indoor Activities


  • Squash
  • Badminton
  • Bowling
  • Tennis
  • Swimming


Spot Scotlands big 5 as promoted by SNH:

  • Golden Eagle
  • Red Squirrel
  • Red Deer
  • Harbour seals
  • Otters 

Find out more by visiting the Arran Wildlife website.

Bird watching is interesting at all times of the year. Lochranza in particularly is a great place to spot the Golden Eagle! 

Find out more about the local birds by visiting the Arran Birding website

For more information on the Isle of Arran, please don't hesitate to enquire further. 

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