Getting to the Isle of Arran
The Isle of Arran is served by two Calmac ferry routes:
1. Ardrossan on the North Ayrshire coast to Brodick. Ardrossan has both good road and public transport links
2. Claonaig on Kintyre to Lochranza.
Both services have regular daily sailings. The services are reduced in winter. The sailing to Ardrossan takes approximately 55 minutes. The sailing to Claonaig takes approximately 30 minutes
The Brodick- Ardrossan ferry has a restaurant and shop.
Contact: www.calmac.co.uk or telephone 0800 066 5000 for details and bookings. See www.calmac.co.uk/railandsail/arran for information about travel to Arran using trains, ferries and buses so that you can leave your vehicle at home
GETTING TO LOCHRANZA CAMPSITE FROM BRODICK (14 miles, 30 minutes)
Turn right out of the ferry terminal and head north. Out of Sannox the road climbs over open hillsides then descends into Lochranza. Pass the Isle of Arran Distillery on the left, then shortly after on the right look for the Lochranza Golf Course and Campsite sign. Turn into the car park and you will see the campsite gate ahead
The bus stop is less than 100m from the campsite entrance. Bus timetables are available at the campsite
Arran is approximately 20 miles long, 10 miles wide and 55 miles in circumference. Its roads are rural in nature and it is important to drive with care and park with consideration