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
Main Route
(yellow waymarkers)
Alternative Route
(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 11 km / 7 miles (heading inland to the road before Corriecravie. On road to Lagg.) 12 km / 7.5 miles (cutting up to the road at Sliddery)
Lagg to Whiting Bay 15 km / 9.5 miles (along coast to Kildonan then inland through the forest to Glenashdale Falls and on to Whiting Bay) 16 km / 10 miles (along coast through Kildonan and Dippen Head) 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)