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Out of the way doesn’t begin to do justice to the location of the little village of Blackwaterfoot on the western coast of Arran, though it is one of the easier places to get to on that lovely island, linked to the more populated eastern side by Thomas Telford’s engineering feat ‘the String Road’. Many visitors arrive in Blackwaterfoot by boat, though its quaint harbour with an ancient stone bridge crossing the water could not be called vast. If it is peace and quiet you are after, and some fresh air to blow away the cobwebs, this village will do you. The lengthy beach just asks to be strolled along. The famous 12-hole Shiskine golf course will beckon every player worth his or her tee. The amateur historian, or just those with curiosity, will be drawn to visit the King’s Cave nearby, where Robert the Bruce encountered the legendary spider that persuaded him to try again (or so it is claimed!), and the considerable Iron Age fort at Drumadoon Point – or a mile or two further on, the Auchagallon Stone Circle. And with hills aplenty behind you and views across Kilbrannan Sound across to Kintyre, the scenery will stay with you long after your trip


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BW Kinloch Hotel (0.06 miles)

BW Kinloch Hotel

Unrivalled scenery & spectacular views, the Best Western Kinloch on the beautiful west coast of Arran, offers a warm Scottish welcome in relaxed & quiet comfort. Family owned & run for over 50 years, we ... More | visit website

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Dunvalanree Hotel (7.79 miles)

Dunvalanree Hotel
Dunvalanrees licensed restaurant use of local sea food and farm produce has been recognised by the award of an AA Rosette and a Silver EatScotland award and the restaurant is featured in the Good Food ... More | visit website
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Ashbank Hotel (8.10 miles)

Ashbank Hotel

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This family run hotel is in an ideal location being just a short walk from the mile long sandy beach and working harbour. We are situated in the heart of ... More

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Lamlash Bay Hotel (8.22 miles)

Lamlash Bay Hotel

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Newly refurbished shore front family run hotel, centrally located in the village of Lamlash.The hotel is situated just 150 yards from beach and has unique panoramic views over bay to ... More

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Glenisle Hotel (8.35 miles)

Glenisle Hotel

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Set in the beautiful village of Lamlash on the Isle of Arran, this traditional Scottish hotel with its gables and whitewashed walls looks directly across the sea to the Holy ... More

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Auchrannie House Hotel & Spa Resort (8.53 miles)

Auchrannie House Hotel & Spa Resort

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Auchrannie is uniquely located on arguably the most beautiful island in Europe; the Isle of Arran truly deserves the title "Scotland in Miniature". If you are looking for accommodation on ... More

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Belvedere (8.89 miles)


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3-Star private Guest House on the tranquil Isle of Arran, easily accessible off the West Coast of Southern Scotland. Unwind amidst magnificent scenery - 'Scotland in Miniature'. Budget flights from Heathrow, ... More

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The Douglas Hotel (9.05 miles)

The Douglas Hotel
Steeped in Scottish tradition and history, the newly- renovated Douglas Hotel combines elegance and contemporary style to offer the premier hotel experience on the Isle of Arran.Our twenty beautifully positioned rooms offer something for individuals, ... More | visit website
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Viewbank Guest House (9.13 miles)

Viewbank Guest House

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Viewbank House is a former 19th century farmhouse that has been tastefully convered and extended into a long established and traditional family run guest house, whilst still retaining all its ... More

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Strathconon (9.32 miles)


Luxury newly built detached villa in a beautiful secluded sunny spot about one mile from the spectacular Glenashdale falls and within easy walking distance of the centre of the seaside village of Whiting ... More | visit website

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