Arran is often described as Scotland in miniature due to the high mountains in the north and the calmer landscapes and beaches in the south. Broddick, the capital, hosts Broddick Castle and CountryPark, the local brewery, the Arran Museum as well as all the main shops and facilities.

In the north is the stunning village of Lochranza you will find the island’s whisky distillers, the ruins of a 13th century castle with deer free to roam wherever they choose.

Lochranza Castle, Isle of Arran, Scotland

To the west is the town of Blackwaterfoot with its amazing golf course right next to the coast with beautiful views across to Kintyre. From Backwaterfoot the coastal footpath will take you to Drumadoon Point and then along to Machrie where you can visit the famous standing stone circle.

Machrie, Isle of Arran, Scotland

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