Escape......It's time to relax
Things to see & do on the Isle of Arran

Activities for adults

Arran has a wealth of adult leisure activities including 7 golf courses (Lochranza,Corrie, Brodick, Lamlash, Whiting Bay, Shiskine, Machrie); canyoning, paragliding,sea canoeing, mountain biking, power boating (Arran Adventure, Brodick); fishing (freshwater; Blackwaterfoot trout fishery; seawater Lamlash Boat hire); scuba diving (Whiting Bay); quad biking tours, helicopter tours and golf driving range (all at Balmichael Centre); power boating (Arran Power and Sail, Brodick); Whiskey Distillery tour (Lochranza);, Beer Distillery Tour (Arranale, outside Brodick); Arran Aromatics (Brodick); Arran Jam and Provisions (Lamlash);Aromatherapy and Sauna (Auchranie Spa, Brodick); Various Walks e.g. Trek to Goatfell (Brodick).

Activities for children (& adults!)

These include crazy golf (Bilslands, Brodick);clay pottery, painting and play area (all at Balmichael Centre); putting course, cycle hire and swingpark (Beach Shop, Brodick); Arran heritage museum (Brodick); gardens and outdoor play/picnic area (Brodick Castle); seal watching (Kildonan beach and Rocks on road to Corrie after Arran Aromatics); ice cream/cheese making (Arran Dairy, near Lagg); fruit picking (Farm shop, Whiting Bay farm); painting ceramics (Arran porcelain adjacent to Arran aromatics outside Brodick); arts and crafts (Burnside gallery on Auchlochan estate) and feeding animals (Arran Clan horse, Kildonan)

Arran passport collecting all 6 village badges (Bislands, Brodick); 2 swimming pools (Auchranie Spa,Brodick and Kinloch Hotel, Blackwaterfoot); gym (Auchranie Spa, Brodick); various activities (Rangers office, Brodick Castle); painting and clay head model making (Art Studio, Road to Auchranie Hotel Brodick); tennis courts (Brodick Hall,Lamlash tennis club, Shisking golf and tennis club, Machrie golf and tennis club); Ferry to Holy Isle (Lamlash Pier); Walk to Glenashe falls over 5s (Whiting Bay), beach Kildonan (sand) and Machrie (pebble); 2 horse stables for trekking (NorthSannox and Blackwaterfoot); bowling (most villages); local ceilidhs, various locations .



More information

Arran Ferries - Cal Mac
Arran Buses
Arran Golf
- Brodick
- Lamlash
- Whiting Bay
- Shishkine
- Machrie Bay
- Lochranza
Arran Visitor Centre
Arran Climbing
Arran Pony Trekking
Arran Shopping
Arran Restaurants/Pubs
Arran Bike Club
Arran Paragliding
Arran Art Gallery
Isle of Arran Distillery
Arran Auchrannie Spa Resort
Arran Folk Festival
Arran Porcelain
Arran Forestry Commision & Birdwatching
Arran Newspaper - The Banner
Arran Walking
Arran Info
Ocean RIB Adventure
Lochranza Distillery
National Trust for Scotland
Brodick Museum

Useful Phone Numbers
Brodick Tourist Office - 01770 303776
Lamalsh Police Station - 01770 302573
Lamlash Cottage Hospital - 01770 600777
Arran Taxi - 01770 600703
Whiting Bay Pharmacy - 01770 700584
Whiting Bay GP - 01770 600516

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