Below is a list of links to other sites which you may find helpful when you are planning your visit to Arran.
Any visit to Arran starts with a ferry crossing so a visit to www.calmac.co.uk
is invaluable. If you are bringing your car
it is always advisable to book your place in advance -- especially during the summer months - and it's very easy
to book online.
Caledonian MacBrayne sail to twenty-four destinations on Scotland's West Coast. From Arran in the south to
Lewis in the north, their network covers some of the most beautiful and dramatic places in Scotland.
Get away from it all by ferry with Caledonian MacBrayne and discover a different world.
Isle of Arran, Scotland - Visit Arran the online guide to Arran
This is a terrific site dedicated to providing all sorts of information about Arran from a restaurant guide to a list of
events on the island and even a bus timetable. What more could you want from an information site?
Looking for information about Scotland? This site has links to everything could you possibly want to know including:
(but not limited to) the weather, businesses, sports, arts, cinema, television, libraries, etc., etc., etc.,
This is a terrific website that provides downloadable Itineraries and Accommodation guides for self drive tours of Scotland.
They are ideal for planning your holiday with detailed route directions, sightseeing recommendations, advice on the best
pubs/restaurants, information on attractions, accommodation guides and warnings about the tourist traps.
If your looking for self-catering accommodation we are happy to recommend the following.
Arran Castaways "Bayview Cottage"
is right next
to the Glenisle so you can still use our restaurant and bar should you decide to take a break from cooking.
Arran castaways can offer quality self-catering accommodation at an affordable price. Each of their properties
has its own on-line calendar so that you can see at a glance what is available and when.
Whether it's fantastic views that you are after, or just a relaxing time, they have
something to cater to the needs of everyone.
Scottish Islands Holiday Cottages, iknow-scotland.co.uk
If you are looking for a self-catering cottage or would like to find accommodation in other parts
of Scotland, this site can be very helpful.
Lucy Wallace: Mountain Leader and Local Guide
If you love the idea of exploring Arran on foot but don't like the idea of setting off into the wilderness armed with
nothing more than a map, why use a guide. Lucy Wallace is a qualified Mountain Leader and Guide who will be happy
to guide you as part of a group or to take you on a bespoke walk.
Ocean Breeze Rib Tours
What better way to experience an island than from the water? Ocean Breeze Rib Tours provides are variety of trips right from
Lamlash pier which is just a few minutes walk from the hotel.
Terrific local musicians: Cordon Bleu and Bloomin' Heather are available for any kind of event.
Whether it be music for a wedding, party, funeral or simply a family get together, you should investigate
their selection of Classical, Traditional and Jazz ensembles on offer and feel free to ask questions.
The Tears of Sisme
Local author Peter Hutchinson spent many hours with his laptop in the Glenisle Bistro with cups of tea or coffee (and enjoying
our fabulous, home-made scones). The result was the completion of his fantasy novel The Tears of Sisme.
We'd like to help him make the novel a success so you can download it, completely free of charge, from our website.
Go to the download page for The Tears of Sisme
A local group which is dedicated to supporting projects and events in Lamlash. They can always use your
support - get involved if you can or make a donation through the Lamlash Improvements website.