Finding Dougarie from Brodick
Dougarie is on the west coast of the Isle of Arran, around 11 miles from Brodick the main village on the island. From leaving the ferry terminal, turn right onto the A841 and go through the village of Brodick. After exiting the village take the B880 (The String Road) across the island for roughly 7 miles before turning right at the sandstone post-box (sign posted for Machrie, Pirnmill & Lochranza). Follow the road until it meets the sea and turn right onto the A841 and head north for approximately 1.5 miles. Once you cross the river Iorsa turn immediately right.
Finding Dougarie from Lochranza
From the Lochranza terminal turn right and head south down the A841 through the village of Pirnmill for 8 miles. After Pirnmill the road will turn inland and head uphill; when it returns to the shore Dougarie is approximately 2 miles further south.
Travelling to Arran
Calmac operate the ferry service from Ardrossan Harbour, Ayrshire which is about 30 miles south-west of Glasgow. The rail services links with the ferry timetable directly to Ardrossan. The ferry journey takes around 55 minutes. Car travellers require a reservation and this should be done at the time of booking accommodation. Foot passengers don't need to book.
Calmac also run a smaller ferry from Claonaig, Argyll, to the north of the island at Lochranza. There are no bookings for this ferry. This has a very limited winter service and there are no facilities at Claonaig.
Glasgow has excellent links with the remainder of the UK. Glasgow International is serviced by British Airways, Easyjet, KLM and Emirates all currently operating services to domestically and internationally. Glasgow Central meets all the south-bound trains and is where the ferry train departs.
Helicopter charters can also be arranged.
Details of how to get to holiday properties or activities will be provided on booking.