Discover the coast of the Isle of Arran in 7 days

  • Duration 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Brodick / Brodick
  • Distance 105 km / 65 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
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  • Availability
    March - September
  • Price From $853

Overview

This route will take you through some of Scotland's most iconic landscapes. The Isle of Arran, also known as "Miniature Scotland", is Scotland's seventh largest island, and is full of wonderful trails with beautiful views. 

Discover its incredible geological richness and contemplate its variety of rock formations that will accompany you along its coastal and mountain trails. Try its delicious malt whiskies and exquisite local cuisine, which stands out for its typical cheeses. 

The town of Brodick, whose name is believed to come from the Old Norse and means "wide bay", will be your starting point and destination on this circular route.

  • Climb Goat Fell, the highest peak on the island
  • Visit Brodick Castle, former residence of the Dukes of Hamilton. 
  • Discover the prehistoric Neolithic stone monuments.
  • Discover Whiting Bay's Viking past.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfasts
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • Baggage transfer service according to itinerary
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights before, during or after the tour

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    To start your walking holiday, we recommend flying to Prestwick Airport, where you can take a taxi to the ferry terminal in Ardrossan. You can also travel from Glasgow to Ardrossan by train, by transfer in Kilwinning.

    On your return from Brodick you can take a taxi or train to Prestwick Airport.

    FAQs

    This tour provides different route options, so you can choose between quiet routes or more complex ones.

     If you do not lead a lifestyle at the time of planning your trip that includes physical activity, we recommend starting cardiovascular activity at least 6 months in advance to ensure that you can complete this route smoothly.

    We recommend that you book as soon as you are sure about your dates, as accommodation can fill up very quickly in this area.

    Once you make your reservation we will send you all the detailed information about the specific equipment you need for this route, considering recommendations for shoes, boots, clothes and a day-to day backpack.

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).

    You can call us to arrange a private transfer for you.

    If you prefer, you can also use public transport or local taxis to get to your next accommodation.

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