Lochranza Castle, Isle of Arran © istockphoto


Accommodation on Arran

On the Isle of Arran, golden beaches give way to majestic mountains, making it the perfect landscape for exhilarating outdoor adventures. With top heritage attractions and excellent local food and drink, it's a great place for a relaxing break too.

What can I expect?

Want a self-catering lodge where the whole family can relax? A hostel for your walking group? A hotel with a spa for a relaxing break for two? There are a whole range of places to stay on the Isle of Arran.

Book a B&B in Brodick, the island's port and main hub, sleep in a cosy cottage overlooking the sea, or park up your caravan at a camping park – there are so many locations to choose from.

Enjoy a range of comforts, from relaxing indoor pools and WiFi connections, to a warming open hearth fire, stunning sea views, and even pet-friendly options.

Why choose Arran?

  • Experience an action-packed holiday with activities such as abseiling, road cycling, sea fishing, kayaking, golf, hillwalking, horse riding, and much more.
  • You'll witness spectacular wildlife on the island, such as golden eagles, deer, red squirrels, basking sharks, porpoises and otters.
  • Arran lies off the west coast of Ayrshire and you'll find it highly accessible – it can be reached from Glasgow by train and ferry in less than two hours.
  • You can travel easily around the island by local bus, taxi, bicycle, car, or on foot.
  • Bike hire and road cycling routes make travelling on two wheels a breeze, while keen walkers can follow the circular Arran Coastal Way.

Cookie Policy

VisitScotland uses cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By using our website you consent to our use of cookies. Please read our new privacy and cookies statement for more information.