Arran is home to quite a few creatives making a wide variety of art and handicrafts. This trail maps out a couple of dozen studios that you can visit…
- Arran Art Trail
- Arran Aromatics
A mile from Brodick on the Lochranza road, this is one of Scotland's more successful island businesses; its soaps, gels and perfumes are found nationwide…
- Arran Active
This sizeable outdoor store in the centre of Brodick is a top spot to stock up on hiking and camping gear. It also stocks a few whiskies, gins and island…
- Old Byre Visitor Centre
With great views over a grassy sward to the sea beyond, this hillside complex has a shop of high-quality woollen and leather clothing and accessories – a…
- Arran Cheese Shop
Stop by this place near Brodick Castle to stock up on the famed local varieties of cheese. There are free samples and you can watch the stuff being made.
- James of Arran
This little shop sells delicious artisanal chocolates. From the boutique you can peer through a window and watch the alchemy at work.
- Arran Art Gallery
Exquisite landscape portraits of Arran are available at this gallery on the main road through Whiting Bay.