The image below is of the road leading
down through Glen Chalmadale into Lochranza
village on the north side of the Island of
Arran, 14 miles north of the main ferry
port of Brodick.
This is a scenic village built around a
bay with hills all around.
Brodick to Lochranza Map
The image below is of the Isle of Arran
Distillery, the first building you see when
entering Lochranza on the road up from
The Distillery has a visitor centre,
cafe, large range of whisky for sale,
souvenirs, and gives tours with whisky
Website: www.arranwhisky.com . Tel: 01770
The Lochranza Caravan and Camping Site
is situated next to Lochranza.
This is a quiet site at the head of the
loch, has mountains all around, has a tea
room and restaurant.
The Camp Site also runs the Lochranza
Golf Course that stretches down towards the
sea, with views over Lochranza Castle and
Map . Tel:
01770 830 273
The ruins of Lochranza Castle are close
to the centre of the village. The earliest
parts of the Castle were built from the mid
1200s for the MacSweens.
You can explore the castle inside and
out, and read the many plaques that give
information on its history, and how it was
Page for History
The image below is from Lochranza Castle
looking towards the ferry slip for the
ferry to Kintyre. The Lochranza Hotel is in
the middle of the image below.
The image below is of the Lochranza
Hotel in the middle of the village looking
toward Lochranza Castle. Another beer
garden on Arran with great views.
www.lochranzahotel.co.uk . Tel:
01770 830 223.
The image below is from the Lochranza
Slip for the small ferry to Kintyre.
This view shows the castle and houses
all around, a great area for hill walking
with amazing views.
The image below is of the inexpensive
ferry that runs all day between Lochranza
and the Kintyre peninsular. This is a good
route to visit Campbeltown
on Kintyre. You just wait in line to board,
no bookings for the 30 minute crossing.