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Stories and Tips Isle of Arran

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Lochranza

Written by chilblain on 10 Jun, 2003

Obviously, the best place on the island, given that I used to live there! Seriously, it has a lot to recommend itself, including a beautiful old ruined castle -- wander in and have a look, if the door is locked (and it isn't often),…Read More


Getting There Is Half The Fun

Written by Cubagirl on 07 Oct, 2000

We fly to Scotland from the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, home to many folks of Scottish descent. There's even a Tartan Museum in Franklin, NC and there are many highlands festivals each year all over these mountains. . . but that's another story!…Read More


Arran Transport

Written by davidx on 15 Oct, 2002

Getting to and from Arran is simple enough. If you are thinking about a longer tour in the summer it might be worth going one way on the summer ferry between Lochranza and Claonaig. On the other hand the ferry to Brodick from…Read More


ORMIDALE HOTEL

Written by DAVID C on 12 Jun, 2002

THIS IS A LIVELY INFORMAL RESTAURANT WITHIN A HOTEL. THE MAIN DINING AREA IS IN A CONSERVATORY OVERLOOKING THE HOTEL GROUNDS. ALL THE FOOD CAN BE CHOSEN FROM A SPECIALS BOARD, AND IS CREATED AROUND LOCAL PRODUCE. THE STAFF ARE FAST, EFFECIENT, AND FRIENDLY. ENTERTAINMENT…Read More


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Sharks

Written by stevepage on 09 Aug, 2002

The ranger service at the castle have a list of animals found on and around the island which includes your usual birds and mammals including seals and eagles but strangely there are also sharks offshore – particularly basking sharks which come in on the gulf…Read More


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