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  • Writer's pictureFiona Mackintosh

Our Top Things to do on Arran with Kids

Updated: May 27

If you're looking for things to do on Arran with a toddler or young children, let us be your guides! As a family living on the island with a 3 and 5-year-old, we've compiled a list of our favorite places on the island that keep our whole family entertained for hours. Whether it's exploring castles, discovering hidden caves, or enjoying luxurious resorts, we've got the inside scoop on making your family getaway to Arran a blast. Let's turn your trip into a memory-making adventure for the little one

children playing on a boardwalk between the trees
Exploring the Plant Hunter's Trail at Brodick Castle
3 standing stones against a blue sky at sunset
Machrie Moor standing stones

Explore Brodick Castle and Gardens:

We can easily spend an entire day here! Our top advice to make the most of your visit is to pick a reasonable weather day as there are so many brilliant trails plus the amazing adventure playground so whilst of course there is the castle itself to visit it's the outdoor spaces that really entertain our children.

TOP TIP: Follow the Plant Hunter's Trail which has an amazing network of bridges, steps, boardwalks and even wooden loungers to enjoy some forest bathing.

Walks for little legs to Machrie Moor Standing Stones, King's Caves and Eas Mor:

Auchrannie Resort & Spa:

Arran Alpacas:

Bellevue Farm:

The Old Byre and Cafe Thyme

Island Beaches:

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