Directions and Ferry information.

 

There are two ferry ports on the mainland that service Arran. The main one is at Ardrossan (1 hour crossing), where the large car ferry crosses daily to the Island (there is also a second, smaller car ferry in the summer) to Brodick.  The other is at Clonaig (summer and winter), and Tarbert (winter only).It is a small car ferry, which  sails to Lochranza, in the north of the island.  To book a car on the ferry, check the timetable or the service status then contact  Caledonian MacBrayne on 01770 302166 or through their website at www.calmac.co.uk. 

 

From Brodick

 

By Car/Bike/Walking: Turn right at the pier into Brodick and continue through the village, passing the coop, golf club, school and Heritage Museum. At the crossroads continue straight ahead 100 yards past the Blackwaterfoot road sign, on the right hand side, is the turning for Glen Rosa. Turn and continue for  mile over the bridge and up the hill. Glen Rosa Stables is on the road side, next to Glensherraig farmhouse. 

 

Public Transport: a connecting bus can be located behind the ferry terminus going to Blackwaterfoot.  The friendly driver will help ensure you are dropped off at the Glen Rosa turnoff.

 

From Lochranza

 

By Car/Bike: Turn left at the pier and continue for 16 miles, passing through the villages of Sannox and Corrie. Continue along the coast, passing the entrances for Brodick Castle and Duchess Court until you arrive at the crossroads. Do not follow the road by turning right, instead, turn left onto the String road. 100 yards past the Blackwaterfoot road sign, on the right hand side, is the turning for Glen Rosa. Turn and continue for  mile over the bridge and up the hill.  Glen Rosa Stables is on the road side, next to Glensherraig farmhouse. 

 

Public Transport: a connecting bus can be located directly at the ferry terminus going to Brodick.  The friendly driver will help ensure you are dropped off at stop before the Blackwaterfoot/Glen Rosa turnoff.