Day 1

Arrive Isle of Arran

With good public transport links to Ardrossan, and a short ferry trip, arrive into Brodick, the Island’s capital

Day 2

Brodick to Sannox

(8 miles/13km)

The choice of a hill climb over the shoulder of Goat Fell (optional trek to the top) with spectacular views or take the lower alternative on main road & cycle track

Day 3

Sannox to Lochranza

(9 miles/14.5 km)

Many points of interest on this lovely day along the coast comprising of a mixture of path and beach walking with some manageable and fun boulder hopping

Day 4

Lochranza to Imachar

(9 miles/14.5 km)

Mainly road walking but with fine views and light traffic with a finish of two miles of great beach walking

Day 5

Imachar to Blackwaterfoot

(9 miles/14.5 km)

Visit the King’s Cave on this day comprising of some road walking and a fine beach path

Day 6

Blackwaterfoot to Lagg

(8 miles/13 km)

Your first glimpse of Ailsa Craig and fine sea views across the Firth of Clyde

Day 7

Lagg to Whiting Bay

(10 miles/16 km)

Tide awareness is required on what is one of the most strenuous days of the itinerary especially around high tide. A rewarding day!

Day 8

Whiting Bay to Brodick

(12 miles/19.5 km)

You pass through the village of Lamlash on this day. A mix of forest paths and roads followed by beach path to take you to your final destination in Brodick


If you would like to walk shorter/longer distances each day or stay at different stages along the Way, then please let us know and we will adapt the itinerary to suit your individual requirements

*Please note that due to various accommodation challenges, including the Lagg Hotel no longer offering evening meals, this walk now involves multiple transfers. These are all arranged by Gemini Walks and included in the cost. Please phone or email us for further details

Price of Package: £675.00 per person (based on two persons sharing)


+ Eight overnight stays in selected quality b&bs/guest houses/small hotels with ensuite facilities

+ Full Scottish breakfast

+ Baggage transfer from stage to stage

+ Transfers, if required, due to limited accommodation at some stages

+ Rucksack Readers Guide or Harvey Map

+ Comprehensive tour pack with full information on your walk including location details for your accommodations and local facilities

+ The services of the Gemini Team prior to and during your holiday

Not Included:

- Evening meals, packed lunches and drinks (available at all stages)

- Transport to /from the Island of Arran

- Travel Insurance (we recommend that you arrange your own cover)


Additional overnight stays can be arranged at a cost of £50.00 – £60.00 pp per night

Single Walker Supplement as part of a group is £35.00 per night

Solo Walker Supplement is £40.00 per night

Please note that, upon the actual booking of rooms, we will do our very best to try and reduce the single or solo walkers’ supplement. This will be dependent on availability of rooms at the time of booking

Group Discounts for 4 or more people available on request