The image below is looking south towards
the village of Kildonan on the south side
of the Island of Arran, 11 miles south of
the main ferry port of Brodick.
The closest island is Pladda, and Ailsa
Craig is in the distance.
Brodick to Kildonan Map
The image below is from Seal Shore in
front of the Kildonan Hotel, looking south
to Pladda and Ailsa Craig. Pladda is a
popular destination for sea kayaking
Trips to Ailsa Craig can be taken on the
Ocean Breeze RiB
Ailsa Craig Photo Tour, although
The image below is from the causeway
looking back to Kildonan. The Kildonan
Hotel is in the middle, camping to the
right, and new houses to the left. The new
houses have incredible views, most having
balconies facing south.
The image below is of the Kildonan Hotel
with a modern stone circle. The hotel is
the main part of the village, with a shop,
bar diner, restaurant and is used for
functions such as weddings.
kildonanhotel.com . Tel: 01770
The image below is of the Seal Shore
Camping and Touring Site, next to the
Kildonan Hotel. The site is open from March
campingarran.com . Tel: 01770 820
The image below is of lodges behind the
Kildonan Hotel. I believe these used to be
holiday lodges, but may now be privately
About 1 miles west of Kildonan, is
Bennan Head Beach and Cliffs.
This is one of the top beaches on Arran,
normally peaceful due to its location.
The Black Cave of
Bennan Head, as seen in the distance,
is a popular attraction that can be visited
during a low tide, or by canoe or boat.