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The government and public health representatives have made it clear that the best place for young people is outdoors. At Lochranza Centre CIC that is what we do best – work safely outdoors with young people. However, current education guidelines do not permit overnight stays for school groups. This is to the detriment of both pupils’ wellbeing and the outdoor education sector. There is a new petition to the UK Government and Parliament requesting a change to the guidance:​

For information about the Lochranza Centre’s response to Covid-19, see our page here. The safety of our guests and staff is at the forefront of our thinking, as we listen closely to what the governments of the UK as a whole and Scotland are saying. If you have any questions, rest assured we are here to deal with them if you email or give us a ring on 01770 830 637.


Our activity camps for local kids are back this October!


We're offering three days of activities, featuring abseiling, raft building, climbing, bushcraft skills, canoes and mountain bikes, for Arran children aged between seven and twelve. Total price is £120 per person, including lunch and fun. Available dates are Tues 6th - Thurs 8th Oct, or Tues 13th - Thurs 15th Oct.

For more information and to book:

Phone 01770 830 637


Frydays are Fridays!

Our ever-popular Frydays are back! Chip shop nights with an order and collect service, every Friday starting Friday 9th October 2020! Place your order before 5pm on the day, and pick up from 6pm-7pm, sit outside or take away.

Chips £2.50

Chips & Cheese £3.00

Fish & Chips £7.50

Steak Pie & Chips £6.50

Single Fish £5.00

Sausage & Chips £4.50

Meat/Veggie Burger & Chips £5.50

Also available: Mushy Peas & Beans

To place your order, call 01770 830 637

Kildonan dinosaur footprint

​Throughout September and October 2020, we are available for guided Geology / Wildlife / Mountain walks for groups of four persons and above. Our staff are all trained or fully-qualified Mountain Leaders, with degrees in relevant environmental subjects (Geology, Geography or Biology), and very experienced in outdoors education!

For more information and to book:

Phone 01770 830 637


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We are planning a small challenge. The Three Lochs Adventure will see the staff team walk and paddle the three inland lochs on the west side of Arran - Coire-Fhionn Lochan, Loch Tanna and Loch Iorsa. The pictures and video footage alone will be fantastic!

Your support would be massively appreciated as we try and get through the Covid19 crisis and onto a positive future. We want to be here to keep doing what we love are indeed what our guests enjoy most when they are with us - getting out and about on our fantastic island.

To donate, please go to our Crowdfunding page:

Boulders on the shore

​Our Public Geology Courses are running in 2021! ​These courses open your eyes to past worlds by bringing you outside and teaching you to read Arran's rocks. The five-day package includes bed and board, and is priced at £469 per person.

The 2021 course runs from Saturday 17th - Friday 23rd July.

For more information and to book:

Phone 01770 830 637


Gorge walking

​Our all-inclusive Family Holidays will be running again throughout summer 2021! Featuring all the favourite activities, each holiday runs from Monday to Friday (four nights). For a family of four, this is priced at £699. Seven night stays are available on request.

For more information:

Phone 01770 830 637


Lochranza Field Centre