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HOW TO FIND US

Lochranza is 15 miles from the main port at Brodick, approx a 30 minute drive.  When leaving the ferry, turn right, travel through Brodick and follow the signs to Lochranza.  When approaching the village come down the steep hill crossing over a bridge, past the Distillery on your left, continue for ¾ mile through the village with the castle on your right.  Kincardine Lodge is situated three houses to the right of the Lochranza Hotel.

If you are arriving on the Claonaig ferry from Kintyre, turn left as you leave the ferry and it is a five minute walk around the corner, easily identified by the magnificent Scot’s pine tree behind the railings and front wall.

You are welcome to leave your vehicle in the driveway, however we would appreciate your vigilance in securing the gates as the local deer never miss an opportunity to snack on prize plants.  We have cycle storage facilities and will willingly help to dry wet clothing.

We hope the following information will be useful

By Air
The nearest airports are Glasgow International and Prestwick.  Fly to Scotland with Ryan air, Easy Jet and British Airways.  Car hire available from airports.  From either there are good Bus and Train services to take you to Ardrossan Harbor to catch the ferry.

Glasgow Prestwick Airport:  01292511000 
- www.gpia.co.uk
Glasgow International Airport:  08700 400008 
- www.glasgowairport.com

By Rail
There are regular Train Services from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour.
Each train that goes to the Harbor meets up with a ferry.
Rail enquiries: 08457 484950
Strathclyde Public Transport - www.spt.co.uk

By Ferry
From Ardrossan Harbour catch the “MV Caledonian Isles”, a large, modern, comfortable car and passenger ferry. The crossing takes about 55 minutes. If you are bringing a vehicle prior booking is essential.
 
For those arriving from Argyll and Kintyre there is a small car and passenger ferry from Claonaig to Lochranza, taking approx 18 cars per trip.
This is a regular service leaving Lochranza from 08.15 daily, (09.30 Sundays), Easter to end September, each crossing takes approx 30 minutes.  No booking is required, just arrive and queue for the next ferry.
 
CalMac Ardrossan:  01294 463470
CalMac Brodick: 01770 302166
www.calmac.co.uk
 
By Bus
Buses wait at Brodick Harbour. 
Service 324 will take you northwards to Lochranza.
Western Buses: 01770 302000
Arran Bus Timetables  www.stagecoachbus.com 

Car Hire & Rental, Taxi & Minibus
Alba Car Hire, Whiting Bay Garage: 01770 700345
Arran Transport, the Pier, Brodick: 01770 302121
Blackwaterfoot Garage: 01770 860277
(Brodick or Lochranza piers)
Garages arrange for vehicles to be delivered to or collected from Brodick or Lochranza Piers for your arrival or departure.
Glasgow Airport Taxis: www.ga-taxis.co.uk