Sannox / Isle of Arran

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The image below is of Sannox village looking north. Sannox is situated about 8 miles north of the main ferry port of Brodick on the Isle of Arran.

This is a small scenic village with a number of houses overlooking Sannox Bay. Brodick to Sannox Map .

Sannox Village image

The image below is of the Sannox Bay Hotel in the village centre with its beer garden having fantastic views across Sannox Bay. The hotel tends to change hands regular and is often closed between owners.

Sannox Bay Hotel image

The image below is of Sannox Bay looking north. There is a coastal path that leads to Lochranza on the north side of Arran, about 7 miles in distance.

You can follow the coastal path all the way, or follow the coastal path just over half way, then cross the hills for great views down over Lochranza.

Sannox Bay image

The image below is from a car park on the north side of Sannox. The coastal trail to Lochranza starts from this car park.

There is also a trail from here down between the mountains to Brodick. That trail leads past the left side of the cottage below, down Glen Sannox, over the Saddle, down Glen Rosa and on to Brodick.

Sannox Walking Trail image

The image below is of Corrie Golf Club and diner, situated about 1 mile north of Sannox. This is an inexpensive course with an honesty box for payment if there is nobody about. The diner is popular for tea and lunch.

Corrie Golf image

The image below is from the Corrie Golf Course looking down Glen Sannox. The trail to Brodick goes down the middle, passing the left side of the 2,621 ft Cir Mhor mountain in the distance.

Corrie Golf Course image

The image below is of The Saddle from Goat Fell mountain. The Saddle is the toughest part of the trail between Sannox and Brodick, 1,400 ft high, and steep. The rest of the trail is fairly level with stunning views of the mountains.

The Saddle mountain trail Arran image

There is a Pony Trekking Centre about 1 mile north of Sannox.

North Glen Sannox car park is situated just over 1 mile north of Sannox, normally used for the well marked trail into the mountains and to waterfalls.

You can use this trail to get onto the second highest mountain on Arran, the 2,818 ft Caisteal Abhail.

Photo Tour of the Hike to Caisteal Abhail via the safe northeast route.