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Ayrshire & Arran

Ayrshire & Arran sits on the west coast of Scotland, and features the wonders of island life, countryside towns and sandy shores. The region that gave us our National Bard, Robert Burns, features great Burns attractions, ancient castles to wander around, and places to learn about the Vikings who once set foot on these very shores. Discover places to visit, find holiday ideas, explore accommodation options, and more.

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How to Travel to Ayrshire & Arran

Getting to Ayrshire & Arran


You can drive from anywhere in Scotland to Ayrshire. From Glasgow or Edinburgh to Ayrshire the trip takes roughly 1hr and 2hrs, respectively. 



Getting around Ayrshire & Arran


If you choose to drive around Arran, there are three main routes you can follow; one circuitous road around the island, The String (B880) across, and the Ross Road (single track). 


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A tip from your local expert

Kildonan Beach on The Isle of Arran with Ailsa Craig in the distance

The iCentre team have all really enjoyed our outings with Mogabout tours, a fabulous way to explore and enjoy the spectacular scenery that Arran has to offer. Alex knows the island so well and has many stories and interesting information to share.


Assistant iCentre Manager, Brodick

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