The Arran Coastal Way has a few route options for walkers to choose from.

A summary table of these can be found below the map. All options on the route are primarily for walking – for suggestions on suitable biking routes, see the Arran Bike Club website.


Arran Coastal Way Route choices
Coastal (yellow) waymarkers Inland (red) waymarkers Other paths
Brodick to Sannox 12km / 7.5 miles (via Merkland Wood) 15.5km / 9.5 miles (to Goat Fell summit)
Sannox to Lochranza 15.5km / 9.5 miles Over the hill from Laggan Cottage to Lochranza
Lochranza to Imachar 14.5 km / 9 miles Good side trip to Corrie Fionn Lochan.
Imachar to Blackwaterfoot 16 km / 10 miles Good side trip to Machrie Standing Stones.
Blackwaterfoot to Lagg 12 km / 7.5 miles (cutting up to the road either at Sliddery or Clachaig) 11 km / 7 miles (heading inland to the road before Corriecravie. On road to Lagg.)
Lagg to Whiting Bay 16 km / 10 miles (along coast through Kildonan and Dippen Head) 15 km / 9.5 miles (along coast to Kildonan then inland through the forest to Giants Grave/Whiting Bay) Also Black Cave escape route to road before Kildonan
Whiting Bay to Lamlash 9 km / 5.5 miles (via Kingscross Point) 11km / 7 miles (through forest to Lamlash via Glenashdale falls)
Lamlash to Brodick 8 km / 5 miles 8 km / 5 miles (inland loop up Dun Fion and via Corriegills)