• This is the start of the shorter, steeper path up Goat Fell
  • Circumnavigate the entire island on foot — or pick any section for a day’s walk.
  • 3-mile return walk
  • Start of one-mile path to the shore.
  • Well worth this moderate climb to reach a beautiful mountain lochan with its white gravel beach.
  • Part of the Arran Coastal Way, this is a 4.5 mile route to Lamlash.
  • 1.5 miles to Dun Fion; 3.5 miles to Brodick
  • At the end of Newton Road (leading from the A841 to Newton Shore) turn left for Fairy Dell and Ossian’s Cave, or right to circle the Cock of Arran, passing Laggan Cottage.
  • Well-trodden footpaths from the viewpoint in both directions.
  • Delightful walk through the hamlet of Glen Rosa, leading right up the glen. If you keep going you’ll reach the Goat Fell Saddle.
  • Footpath to prehistoric hut circle.
  • There are two main footpaths to Goat Fell, the tallest mountain on Arran. This is the easier route, and will take between four and five hours to climb and return.
  • The Historic King’s Cave is said to be the location where Robert the Bruce had his famed encounter with a spider. This circular forest trail winds through the woods then heads down to explore a dramatic section of coastline with the series of caves.
  • The best place to observe seals
  • 3-mile walk up Gleann Easan Biorach to the source of Arran Whisky!

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