• corrour loch ossian highlands
    Highlands,  Hikes & Walks,  Itineraries,  Lakes,  Mountains,  Scotland,  West Highland Line

    11 Things To Do In Corrour & Loch Ossian

    If you’re taking a trip on the West Highland Line, I highly recommend a stop at Corrour and Loch Ossian. This incredibly unique and remote place is a real hidden gem. Located in the Scottish Highlands, Corrour is the highest railway station in Britain and the area is only accessible by train. Close by is the beautiful Loch Ossian surrounded by stunning mountains. Here are 11 ideas of things to do in Corrour and Loch Ossian. Fit these into your itinerary and you’ll have the best time in the remote Scottish wilderness! 1. Hike The Trainspotting Mountain – Leum Uilleim Leum Uilleim is a 909m high Corbett situated about 3km…

  • Silver Sands Beach Isle of Arran
    Beaches,  Isle Of Arran,  Scotland

    Silver Sands: The Best Beach On The Isle Of Arran

    With it’s golden shore, grassy banks and secluded nature, Silver Sands is easily the best beach on the Isle of Arran. Where Is Silver Sands Beach? Silver Sands Beach is situated on the south east on the island. It is also known as Kildonan Beach as Kildonan is the closest village to the beach. What Is There To Do Nearby? Close by to Silver Sands is Whiting Bay, the Giant’s Graves and Glenashdale Waterfalls, and Eas Mor Waterfall. How To Get To Silver Sands Beach? By Car Silver Sands is around a 30 minute drive from Brodick along the A841. Brodick is the main town and ferry terminal on the island. There is parking just by the roadside near this…

  • Machrie Beaches Isle of Arran
    Camping,  Isle Of Arran,  Scotland

    The Best Wild Camping Spots On The Isle Of Arran

    In this post I will share with you the best places for wild camping on the Isle of Arran. You’ll find lots of pictures of the places, detailed descriptions of what to expect at each site and why they make a great place to wild camp. You can also check out all of these wild camping spots and where they are in my Free Guide Map of the Isle of Arran. Our Trip To The Isle Of Arran A few weeks ago Fiachra and I made a spontaneous trip to the Isle of Arran and our plan was to wild camp. We packed the car with all our camping gear…

  • Getting Around,  Isle Of Arran,  Scotland

    How To Get To The Isle Of Arran From Edinburgh

    In this post you’ll find out how to get to the Isle of Arran from Edinburgh. I will share my experience of booking ferry tickets to Brodick on the Isle of Arran and travelling to the ferry port in Ardrossan from Edinburgh. Plus what it is really like to travel by Calmac Ferries and what it is like taking my car on a ferry for the first time ever! Traveling To The Isle Of Arran From Edinburgh Where Is The Isle Of Arran? The Isle of Arran is located in the south west of Scotland. It is a small island in the Firth of Clyde. It is one of the…