Often referred to as “Scotland in Miniature”, the island is divided into highland and lowland areas by the Highland Boundary Fault and has been described as a “geologist’s paradise”. Arran has been continuously inhabited since the early Neolithic period. Isle of Arran .
Arran is perfect for a day or two’s adventuring – and perfectly doable without a car . The bus route runs through Lochranza on its way round the island, where you can stop off to tour the Arran Distillery and explore the ruined castle and dungeons.
There are no Foxes , Roe Deer, Stoats or Weasels on Arran , though we have a very healthy population of Otters and Badgers .
The Puffin colonies on Ailsa Craig and on the island of Sanda, at the Mull of Kintyre, are increasing. From the records held by the Arran Natural History Society there are signs that the number of sightings in Arran waters has also increased in recent years.
Shops in Arran Café Thyme & The Old Byre Showroom. Auchencar, Machrie, Isle of Arran , North Ayrshire, KA27 8EB 3.7 miles. Isle of Arran Cheese Shop. Home Farm, Brodick, Isle of Arran , North Ayrshire, KA27 8DD 3.8 miles. Isle of Arran Brewery. Wooleys of Arran . James of Arran . The Book and Card Centre.
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