Escape to the picturesque Isle of Arran, a captivating island nestled in the Firth of Clyde. Known as "Scotland in Miniature," this enchanting destination offers a wealth of diverse landscapes, ancient castles, and warm island hospitality. Explore the island's stunning coastline, with its rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, and crystal-clear waters. Embark on scenic coastal walks, breathe in the fresh sea air, and discover hidden coves and caves. The Isle of Arran offers a tranquil escape, where natural beauty and rich heritage combine to create a truly unforgettable experience. Discover the magic of this hidden gem and let its captivating landscapes and warm island charm steal your heart. Our cottages in Arran provide everything you need for a break from the stresses of everyday life. From luxury to cottages with hot tubs, this a perfect way to soothe tired limbs from exploring this breathtaking isle. Don't forget our pets go free collection, our cottages in Arran offer dog-friendly accommodation, so now all members of the family can have a break from the ordinary.
Walkers will love the Arran Coastal Way. The 65-mile route, mainly off-road with a defined path, is packed full of fabulous scenery and amazing wildlife and is recognised as one of ‘Scotland’s Great Trails’. It can easily be done in sections, with many side trips and attractions on the way, such as King’s Cave near Blackwaterfoot Beach, located on a dramatic section of coastline. There are some wonderful hills to climb, the highest being Goat Fell at 874 metres. The whole island, at 20 miles long and 10 miles wide, is a walker’s paradise, with lonely glens, sweeping moorland and majestic mountains. Immerse yourself in Arran's rich history and heritage by visiting the imposing Brodick Castle, an architectural gem surrounded by beautiful gardens.
Discover ancient standing stones, stone circles, and historic sites that whisper tales of the island's past. Nature lovers will be in paradise on Arran, with its towering mountains, verdant forests, and wildlife-rich habitats. Hike up Goat Fell, the island's highest peak, for breathtaking panoramic views, or explore the mystical beauty of Glen Rosa. Indulge in Arran's famous local produce, including world-class whisky, artisanal cheeses, and mouthwatering seafood. Visit charming craft shops and galleries, showcasing the island's creative spirit.
The Isle of Arran is a foodie's dream. The isle is packed with a wealth of tasty local produce, from creamy cheeses, traditional oatcakes, ice cream, and chocolates and to wash it all down with locally distilled beer. If beer is not your tipple then head off to the Arran Distillery to discover the process behind producing malt whiskey, or the liqueur, Arran Gold. With its dramatic coastline, you are in the perfect place to spot basking sharks, seals, otters, golden eagles, or even deer and red squirrels. Take a walk up Goatfell the largest mountain on Arran sitting at 2,866 feet above sea level.
Don’t miss a day out at Brodick Castle with formal gardens, woodland and waterfalls against a stunning backdrop of the towering peak of Goat Fell. This is the quintessential island castle, and Britain’s only island country park extending from seashore to mountaintop. The castle dates back centuries and was fashioned to its current grandeur in 1844; full of treasures, period furniture, silverware, porcelain and sporting trophies.