Brodick Isle of Arran

Brodick Isle of Arran from the ferry

Brodick on the Isle of Arran information, accommodation and large images.

Brodick is the largest town on Arran, and the main ferry port. The main car/passenger ferry, Caledonian Isles, runs between Ardrossan and Brodick, about 5 trips each way per day, taking about 50 minutes. There is a smaller ferry that also runs throughout the summer named the Isle of Arran, also with a restaurant and coffee bar on board. The ferry website is www.calmac.co.uk/destinations/arran.

Hotels B&Bs Self Catering  

At the ferry terminal is the main Island Bus Station, buses run to suit the ferries, apart from the early ferry, and run all the way round the island. Car hire on the Island from about £35 per day can be made from Bay Garage based at Brodick Pier, phone 01770 302 839. Bay Garage also offer up to 8 seat mini buses for Hiking Parties, Golf Parties, or Island Tours. For more information, call George on Mob: 07967 587 481 or Day: 01770 700 345 or Evening: 01770 820 286.

Brodick has 5 hotels, a number of B&Bs and a good selection of self catering properties, a good bases for holidays to explore the island, also a popular destination for day trips.

Shopping in Brodick is the best on the island, with a fairly large Co Op, gift shops and clothing.

At the north end of Brodick is the beach, popular for bathing and kayaking. By the beach is the Brodick Bowling club, and the scenic Brodick Golf Club, visitors welcome. For other popular golf courses around the island view Arran Golf.

A few hunderd yards north of Brodick, with a good path for walking, is the Arran Heritage Museum.

The top attraction on Arran is Brodick Castle, situated about 2 miles north of Brodick, with regular buses throughout the summer.

Hiking from Brodick is extremely popular, especially the hike up to Goat Fell mountain. The main trail is from the Cladach Visitor Centre 2 miles north of Brodick, but there is also a trail from the north side of Brodick itself. Goat Fell Photo Tour.

For the other main attractions around the island, view the Arran Click On Attractions Map or Tour of Arran.

Brodicks Beach

Brodick Beach . Large Image

Brodick Bowling
Brodick Bowling Large Image

Brodick Golf
Brodick Golf Club Large Image

Douglas Hotel Brodick
Douglas Hotel Large Image

Brodick Terminal
Brodick Ferry Terminal Large

Brodick Main Street
Brodick Main Street Large

Brodick Shoping
Brodick Shops Large Image

Brodick Shore
Brodick Shore Front Large

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