About Arran

Arran is approximately a 2 hour journey from Glasgow Airport, including the 55 minute ferry sail, and only 12 miles from Prestwick Airport to the ferry terminal at Ardrossan. A day spent in Glasgow or Arran is easy to arrange and you can still be back on the last boat. Some of our residents now commute daily. The information below has been compiled in list form for ease of use but if you have any specific queries do please get in touch with us.

Airports Glasgow Airport
Prestwick Airport
Ferry Services Caledonian MacBrayne
Brodick - 01770 460361
Ardrossan – 01294 443130
Gourock – 01475 650100
Website: www.calmac.co.uk
Public Bus Services Public Bus Services Stagecoach: 01770 302000
Taxis Arran Private Hire – 01770 600903
Whiting Bay Garage – 01770 700345
Corrie Cabs – 07517 356 985
Car Hire Arran Motors: 01770 700345 – 07967 587 481- 01770 302839
Blackwaterfoot Garage: 01770 860277
Whiting Bay Garage: 01770 700345
Doctors There are medical centres or surgeries in most villages
Hospitals Arran War Memorial Hospital – NHS24 phone 111 or emergency 999
Dentist Lamlash Dental Surgery – Arran War Memorial Hospital – 01770 601067
Bruce Jenkins Dental Practice, Brodick – 01770 303800
Unregistered patients should contact 01563 507 950 out of hours
Residential Homes for the Elderly Montrose House, Brodick
Cooriedoon, Whiting Bay
Primary Schools In most villages
Secondary School Arran High School, Lamlash
Garages In Brodick, Blackwaterfoot, Lamlash, Machrie & Whiting Bay
Supermarkets & Shops Co-op Brodick & Lamlash
Private shops in Corrie, Pirnmill, Blackwaterfoot, Kildonan, Whiting Bay, Lamlash and Brodick.
Hotels & Restaurants The island has a variety of restaurants, hotels, guest houses and B&B’s throughout the island. Wide selection of self catering.

For more detailed information about Arran, please go to www.visitarran.com