Arran Coastal Way

65 miles of coastline

  • Discover the island's amazing wildlife and stunning seascapes.
  • The loop of the whole island is often enjoyed over a week long walking holiday.
  • Remote and rugged coastal walking is contrasted by welcoming seaside villages and beaches.


The Coastal Way can be split into the following day walks:

See for more information on the route.

A Scottish Great Trail

The Arran Coastal Way is now a recognised Great Trail. Scotland’s Great Trails are nationally promoted trails for people-powered journeys. Each is distinctively waymarked, largely off road and has a range of visitor services. At least 25 miles in length, they are suitable for multi-day outings as well as day trips. The trails great opportunities to explore the best of Scotland’s nature and landscape and to experience our amazing history and culture.