Descending towards Corrie from Goat Fell

Arran Coastal Way

The Arran Coastal Way encircles one of Scotland’s most famous islands often described as Scotland in miniature. A wonderfully varied walk where you will walk along beautiful beaches, come inland briefly to climb Goat Fell for a spectacular view over the mainland (optional), or visit the King's Cave.
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moderate
12.9 km
3:00 h
186 m
200 m

Leave the bustle of Brodick behind following the coastline and pass Brodick Castle to reach the charming village of Sannox. 

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moderate
15.9 km
6:00 h
853 m
854 m

A more challenging route than the low route option, but certianly worth it on a good day when you'll leave Brodick behind and climb the slopes of ...

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moderate
16.3 km
4:30 h
22 m
29 m

From the little village of Sannox hug the coastline on a rocky and occassionally boggy route to reach the sheltered natural harbour of Lochranza ...

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difficult
31.4 km
7:00 h
411 m
421 m

A challenging section of the Arran Coastal Way keeping largely to the coast following quiet roads and rugged path before passing King's Cave to ...

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moderate
11 km
3:00 h
132 m
118 m

A shorter section of the Way not to be underestimated - cross challenging terrain during the first part of thr route to continue into Lagg with ...

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difficult
16.1 km
5:00 h
33 m
32 m

This is an adventurous day with wonderful wildlife spotting opportunities, if you're feeling up to the challenge.

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moderate
19.9 km
5:30 h
369 m
398 m

The high route alternative avoids the challenging low coastal route from Lagg to Whiting Bay, and heads inland from Bennan Head with great views ...

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moderate
18.1 km
5:00 h
152 m
156 m

Follow the final stretch of the Arran Coastal Way keeping to the coastline as much as possible following paths and quiet country roads to the ...

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moderate
19.8 km
5:45 h
305 m
300 m

At 2 km longer than the low route and with 200 m more ascent/descent this route is slightly more challenging but takes in Glenashdale Falls and ...

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