The Isle of Arran is one of Scotland’s most popular destinations. It’s wild landscape and island community means there’s always something to do whether you’re a nature-lover, adventure-seeker, food connoisseur or golf enthusiast.
Cladach Visitor Centre
The brimming hub of local arts, craft and design on Arran. Experience a lively community artists, artisans and crafts people at the ancient heart of Old Brodick. Home of Cladach Sawmill Garden Centre, Gin Shack, Mackenzie Leather, The Wine Port, Arran Brewery and Saltwater Studio.
Walking and hiking
With jagged summits and never-ending seaside, the rugged landscape of Arran is a wonderful getaway for walking enthusiasts and climbers. Venture to the top of Goat Fell, Arran’s highest peak, and marvel at the panoramic views across the island.
Golfing in Arran
Considering Arran is a relatively small island, it boasts seven golf courses which cater for both avid golfers and novices alike.
Explore the history
There are many treasures and historic secrets across the island, from prehistoric stone circles to stunning castles, Arran is bound to impress our history and archaeology enthusiasts. Take a trip to Brodick Castle and walk through its world-famous gardens.
There are two distilleries, at Lochranza and Lagg, both offering an incredible choice of tour options, from basic tastings to limited edition casks. The knowledge of the tour guides will help you to expand your palate to savour malts that may offer flavours of citrus, vanilla and chocolate, or peated malts that instil rich notes echoing memories of warm firesides.
Arran also has a fantastic selection of food and drink to choose from, most of which is locally produced. Including organic vegetables produced by Robin Gray at King’s Cross, the Arran Butcher and Artisan breads from Blackwaterfoot. See our Eat & Drink page for more local recommendations.