What to do in Lochranza
Explore. A circular mown track for walkers and joggers follows the boundaries of Lochranza Golf course from the campsite (1.5 miles). Maps are available in Reception.
Circular walks from the campsite include the Fairy Dell walk via the Whins Crafts and Hutton’s Unconformity (4 miles), the Laggan Cottage walk (8 miles) and the Glen Easan Biorach/ Glen Catacol walk (9 miles).
Bring Binoculars! Look out for nature from glorious golden eagles to interesting insects. The red deer of Lochranza need little in the way of introduction but please remember that they are wild animals.
Golf for All. Lochranza Campsite lies next to Lochranza Golf which is an 11 hole Pitch and Putt course, suitable for families and those who prefer a short game. Clubs available from Reception.
Fabulous food.The highly-rated Stags Pavilion Restaurant, adjacent to the campsite, is open in the evenings. Booking is essential. The Sandwich Station at Lochranza Pier offers freshly-made sandwiches daily.
Across the road from the Campsite you will find The Arran Distillery. Here, you can book a whisky tour, visit the shop or relax in the café.
Historic Castles. It is a short walk from the campsite to the head of the loch and the iconic ruins of Lochranza Castle (no charge).
From April to September a Calmac small ferry service runs between Lochranza and Claonaig on Kintyre. A popular outing from the North End of the island is to travel as a foot/ cycle passenger on this ferry and visit the village of Skipness where you will find a castle, beach, outdoor seafood restaurant and magnificent views of Lochranza and the Arran mountains.
Arran Attractions: www.visitarran.com/see-do
Arran Heritage Museum: www.arranmuseum.co.uk
This family friendly museum in Brodick contains lots of fascinating artefacts from Arran’s villages. Café Rosaburn is open during the day.
COAST (The Community of Arran Seabed Trust): www.arrancoast.com/
The Discovery Centre at Lamlash is open during the day.
Local Walks please click on the links
Walk Highlands is a multi-award winning website. It offers user-friendly route maps and information for more than 2,000 walks in Scotland including Arran.
Buy a day or week's bus pass
Isle of Arran walks: http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/arran/
Five ferries, five destinations. Five_ferries_five_destinations.pdf
We sell maps and guidebooks in Reception