2 Harbour View | THINGS TO SEE
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The island is crammed full of historic and cultural treasures, here are the places that top our list.


Brodick Castle; Brodick Castle, Gardens and Country Park is the perfect place to visit for the whole family! Visit this grand baronial castle and estate for a brilliant day out. Activities include: Wander through the beautiful formal gardens, or venture further to discover ponds, waterfalls and woodland trails, where you can spot red squirrels. Explore Britain’s only island country park, extending from seashore to mountain top. Run wild in the brand-new Isle Be Wild play area. Enjoy a free guided tour around the grounds.


Arran Heritage Museum;  founded in 1976 (open to the public in 1979) is on the main road, at Rosaburn, just north of Brodick, on the beautiful island of Arran, Scotland. Originally the site of a small school, the present group of buildings were a croft and smiddy, and include a farmhouse, cottage, bothy, milk house, laundry, stable, coach house and harness room. The exhibits reflect the social history, archaeology and geology of the island.  


Pony Trekking; One and 2 hour pony treks through scenic countryside. Complete beginners are welcome as are more experienced riders. Minimum age for treks is 5yrs old. Paddock rides are offered for 3-5 year olds, this is a popular little starter ride on a small pony. Current weight limit is 16 stone or 100 kilos. Advanced booking required. Approved by The Trekking and Riding Society of Scotland (TRSS). Opening Times: Open all year, weather permitting. Closed Sundays. (Bookings/enquiries still taken on Sundays). 


Machrie Standing Stones; is the collective name for six stone circles visible on Machrie Moor near the settlement of Machrie, consisting of three tall sandstone slabs ranging from 3.7 metres to 4.9 metres