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Spotlight on Arran

Written by Catriona Stevenson
Anchored off the castle at Lochranza Anchored off the castle at Lochranza

Arran is known as Scotland in Miniature and it is no wonder with its rugged peaks, castles, stunning shoreline and iconic wildlife. On any sail along the West Coast of Scotland, a stop on Arran is a must.

It offers a unique sailing experience with the addition of fantastic onshore activities and places to visit such as climbing Goat Fell (Highest point on the island) or getting to know your history at Brodick Castle. The island is great for cycling and other adventure activities too such as diving and scrambling. For more information on the island, please see Visit Arran

The beauty of the island is awe inspiring and the views of the mountains from the River Clyde is bound to take your breath away. You may also be in with a chance of witnessing some of the areas local wildlife on your voyage around the island such as porpoises, grey seals, deer and golden eagles. There are various locations around the island where you can drop anchor including Lochranza, Lamlash and Brodick, making your trip that wee bit easier to plan.

Please see some of our images below from previous Arran Sailing Trips.

Arran sunset heading back to Largs

Deer on the shore at Lochranza

Aerial view of Lochranza

If you have been inspired to charter a yacht including a stop on Arran, please see HERE.

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