WELCOME TO LOCHRANZA
Arran’s most northern village
Across the Kilbrannan sound, the western arm of the Firth of Clyde, lies Lochranza, at the head of the loch by the castle. Red deer are often seen at the waterside. This is in a National Scenic area.
Check out: The larger partner in this crossing the village of 200-plus is home to the Arran Distillery and a number of shops and hotels. There is an outdoor centre and youth hostel. Bus services stop in the village and at the slipway. The journey: The A841 circles the island and is its only A-road, a circuit of 55 glorious miles of stunning views. Be aware: fuel at Brodick, Lamlash, Whiting Bay and Blackwaterfoot only. Hopscotch: Brodick for Ardrossan on the mainland and Campbeltown (seasonal).