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Arran Coastal Way - 8 Days & 7 Nights

From £855.00
8 Days & 7 Nights
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Arran Coastal Way - 8 Days & 7 Nights

  • Immerse yourself in island life on Arran - 'Scotland in miniature'
  • Spot basking seals and perhaps glimpse a majestic golden eagle
  • Leave crowded trails behind and experience a more remote, wild Scotland
  • Stop off at Lochranza Distillery - why not take a tour and have a wee dram?
  • Enjoy panoramic views on the high route option from the summit of Goat Fell, Arran's highest mountain
A wonderfully varied walk where you cross beautiful beaches, climb rugged Goat Fell, and visit the iconic King's Cave. A scenic 1 hour ferry crossing from Ardrossan on the mainland brings you to Brodick, the hub of the island, and where you will overnight before beginning the Way. Leave the hustle and bustle of Brodick behind and journey north on quiet and remote trails through the charming village of Sannox, and onto Lochranza where the castle ruins and the opportunity to sample the local whisky await. The views looking north up Loch Fyne towards the highlands are fantastic. From Locharanza, the Way curves south via quiet country roads to reach Blackwaterfoot and idyllic Lagg, wonderful views across to the lush Kintyre Peninsula are never far away. For those wanting to challenge themselves, low route options across the tidal boulder fields between Lagg and Whiting Bay are deeply rewarding. Finally, swing north via Lamlash and return to Brodick for your last night. An unforgettable experience on one of Scotland's best Islands!

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Brodick and Overnight Day 2 Walk to Corrie 9 miles / 14 km Day 3 Walk Corrie to Lochranza 12 miles / 18 km Day 4 Walk to Machrie & overnight in Blackwaterfoot 14 miles / 22 km Day 5 Optional bus to Machrie, or walk directly to Lagg 12 miles / 19 km Day 6 Lagg to Whiting Bay (low or high route options) 12 miles / 20 km Day 7 Whiting Bay to Brodick (low or high route options) 12 miles / 20 km Day 8 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 9kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 9kg is equivalent to 5.5 avocados. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.

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