The image below is of the road leading
down through Glen Chalmadale into Lochranza
village on the north side of the Island of
Arran, 14 miles north of the main ferry port
This is a scenic village built around a
bay with hills all around.
Brodick to Lochranza Map .
The image below is of the Isle of Arran
Distillery, the first building you see when
entering Lochranza on the road up from
The Distillery has a visitor centre, cafe,
large range of whisky for sale, souvenirs,
and gives tours with whisky tasting.
Website: www.arranwhisky.com . Tel:
01770 830 334.
The Lochranza Caravan and Camping Site is
situated next to Lochranza.
This is a quiet site at the head of the
loch, has mountains all around, has a tea
room and restaurant.
The Camp Site also runs the Lochranza Golf
Course that stretches down towards the sea,
with views over Lochranza Castle and to
Reviews . Golf Reviews
The ruins of Lochranza Castle are situated
near the centre of the village. The earliest
parts of the castle were built from the mid
1200s for the MacSweens.
You can explore the castle inside and out,
and read the many plaques that give
information on its history, and how it was
Castle Wiki Page
for History .
The image below is from Lochranza Castle
looking towards the ferry slip for the ferry
to Kintyre. The Lochranza Hotel is in the
middle of the image below.
The image below is of the Lochranza Hotel
in the middle of the village looking toward
Lochranza Castle. Another beer garden on
Arran with great views.
www.lochranzahotel.co.uk . Tel:
01770 830 223.
The image below is from the Lochranza Slip
for the small ferry to Kintyre.
This view shows the castle and houses all
around, a great area for hill walking with
The image below is of the inexpensive
ferry that runs all day between Lochranza and
the Kintyre peninsular. This is a good route
to visit Campbeltown
on Kintyre. You just wait in line to board,
no bookings for the 30 minute crossing.