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Visit the Isle of Arran

Looking for things to do on Arran or some travel advice? We've compiled some recommendations and links to help you get started...

Planning Your Visit

Known as 'Scotland in Miniature' the Isle of Arran is home to all of Scotland's Big 5 iconic animals and some of the most breath-taking scenery you'll find in the UK. Located in the Firth of Clyde, Arran is Scotland's 7th largest island at 432sq kilometres and despite feeling like a different world is the most accessible of all Scottish islands from mainland civilisation. 

To start planning your adventure we'd recommend checking out some of the following websites:



VisitArran will inspire you to make the very most out of your trip to Arran, from planning your first trip, to helping you book many different and exciting things to do and places to see


Arran Online

 ArranOnline is a community run website with companion App for information about where to stay, eat, shop and things to do on the Isle of Arran. Created by local's



Get more ideas on what to do on Arran by visiting KAYAK's Isle of Arran Guide. From planning advice, hotel deals and activity information KAYAK is a great place to build your travel itinerary for your Scottish adventures 

Things to do on Arran

There's no shortage of activities here on Arran and if you're an outdoor lover (which you clearly are) then Arran is the mecca for anyone regardless of age or passion. We've listed some of our recommended friends and trusted activity providers below to help you make the most of your time here on Arran. 


Paddleboard and Kayak hire to take anywhere on Arran

- Year round


4x4 Unimog tour's using the forestry roads of Arran

- Year round


Marine seabed visitor centre & BSAC snorkelling taster sessions

- Year round


Mountain and wildlife coastal walks by local ML guides

- Year round


Sea kayaking trips, hill walking and gorge walking

- Year round


Full and half day kayak tours around Arran

- Year round

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