Lochranza Caravan and Camping Site
ISLE OF ARRAN
VAT Reg no. 144011268
Grid ref. NR 942500
Tel : 01770 830273 (9 am- 5.30 pm please).
If you wish to check availability please click here for our availability calendar before calling.
For other questions we will always respond as soon as we can if you leave a message.
Due to the ongoing COVID restrictions and high demand on our facilities, we have temporarily closed our booking system for the rest of July and August. We will review this when the government lifts restrictions in Scotland. Please do not just turn up to camp if you do not have a booking.
Any deposits taken for a holiday which has to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 measures will be held for a future visit.
Our COVID-19 safety measures will remain in place until the Scottish Government advises us that they can be lifted.
Our safety measures:
We are cleaning the facilities that are open in accordance with government instructions. Please use your private facilities if possible.
The following facilities will NOT be available: Basecamp (other than for information), fridges, drying cupboard.
The washrooms will be open but as 2 unisex blocks, only one social group may use either block at a time. Each block will have toilets and showers, however the hair dryers will not be in use. If you do not have your own facilities we recommend bringing a portapotty in case of urgent need. This can be emptied in the chemical disposal point.
The following facilities are available: chemical disposal, hook-ups, bins, water, laundry, outside cooking shelter.
Please note that although we have limited the numbers on site, during our busy period there are queues for the showers and toilets. If at all possible please bring your own toilet facilities.
- Book your ferry ticket first. The Arran ferries have reduced capacity this year due to social distancing
- Social distancing (minimum 2m) on the campsite is essential at all times, please be very respectful of other guest's personal space
- A face covering or mask must be worn when booking in at reception, when talking to our staff and when using the laundry
- When you first arrive we will check you in using a safe payment screen. Bank card payments preferred, only one person in reception at any one time
- Handwashing facilities will be available. Please use them every time you have touched gates, door handles, light switches, taps, hook up points, outdoor tables and bins
If you develop signs of coronavirus you must self-isolate, seek a test, and if positive follow the instuctions for isolation.
For information on local walks click here:
We are looking for wardens for next year, interested?
A Quiet Site
The campsite in brief:
Tents, caravans and motor-homes welcome for holidays and short breaks.
Four camping pods for hire.
Lochranza Campsite is owned and managed by staff who are active campers and caravanners.
As you enter the campsite you will find yourself in a bowl-shaped area of flat ground surrounded by steep hillsides where red deer graze and golden eagles fly and where mountain burns tumble down to the sea.
The campsite has level grass pitches. Hardstandings and electric hook ups are available. Our facilities include hot showers with hairdryers, clean toilets and wash basins. We also have dishwashing sinks, an outdoor cooking shelter and a chemical toilet disposal point. In the reception block there is an information room and a laundry as well as a shower room and toilet for those with restricted mobility. Access Statement
Well-managed dogs are welcome.
Take a look at Rail and Sail with Calmac Ferries: https://www.calmac.co.uk/railandsail/arran to enjoy a relaxing holiday using rail, sail and island bus.
The campsite is situated at the south end of the friendly village of Lochranza on the beautiful Isle of Arran's wild north-west coast. The campsite is close to the Arran Distillery and Lochranza Golf Course and ten minutes walk from the loch and the castle.
Lochranza is a great base for enjoying local food and drink, walking, watersports, photography, geology, art, heritage and relaxation.
We are a quiet site in a natural environment.
Lochranza Campsite is situated is one of Scotland's National Scenic Areas and is a Site of Importance for Nature Conservation.
Please arrive after 2 pm (and before 8 pm) and leave by 12 noon on the day of departure.
"Lochranza Campsite does well securing the GOLD award at first grading attempt. Kathryn and Nigel have clearly put in a lot of effort to reduce some of the bigger potential impacts of the site, engage with other island organisations/charities, and also give a really green experience to guests."
Stuart Park. Assessor. Green Tourism Business Scheme.
Lochranza Campsite warmly welcomes visitors of all nationalities