Discover the breathtaking mountains, moors and coastline of Arran with a local and fully qualified winter and summer Mountain Leader. |
From jagged ridges to remote coastlines, walking on Arran is the best way to experience the beauty of Arranís scenery and magnificent wildlife, and take away a memory that you will cherish for a lifetime.
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- New! 11th-12th May: Improvers Navigation Workshop: This is a great course for people with some experience of using maps who wish to brush up and learn new skills. Most of the time will be spent out on the hill but there will be a small element of classroom learning. £90 per person non residential for a 2 day course. Enquire now
Wildlife Hotspot Safaris: Discover
the very best places on Arran for watching otters, seals, rutting deer,
golden eagles and other beautiful wildlife. From £45 per person Enquire now
Incredible Mountain Walking: The mountains of Arran are some of the most dramatic and serious to be found anywhere in Scotland. I am a fully insured and qualified mountain leader who can help you explore these peaks with confidence. Whether it is climbing Goatfell to enjoy a spectacular sunset, or walking along an exposed ridge at the more remote end of the range, there are many exciting goals and challenges on offer. More
Iconic Wildlife: Arran boasts some of the most beautiful and enigmatic species in Britain and wildlife watching here is incredibly rewarding. Watch Red deer, golden eagles, hen harriers and otters at various locations around the island. You can book on to a half day Otter discovery trail, or tailor a whole day's sightseeing to suit you. More
Hire a Guide for the Day: You can choose a personal itinerary designed specifically for you or book on to a scheduled excursion or hike. There are so many fantastic walks, hikes, scrambles and places to
watch wildlife on Arran there is something exciting to suit everyone! More
Join a skills workshop: Brush up on your navigation with a tailor made navigation course on the beautiful Isle of Arran. One and two day workshops can be designed to suit your skill level and experience. Alternatively, you can join a great value scheduled beginners or improvers weekend workshop. More.
Getting to Arran
Arran is a very special island, with a uniquely tranquil atmosphere for a destination that is so accessible. The CalMac Ferry port of Ardrossan is less than an hour from Glasgow and Ayr, with good links by rail and air. As the most Southerly of the major isles of the Scottish West Coast, Arran is also very easy to reach from the North of England. More about Arran.
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