Way back in spring, I was fortunate to win a Facebook competition for a nights stay in the all new Brodick Bunkhouse. This modern take on the traditional bunkhouse adjoins the Douglas Hotel on the Isle of Arran, just across the road from the ferry terminal. Repurposing an existing building, it offers bright, comfortable and […]
A hike too far?
We made an early start on Saturday morning, driving to Ardrossan for the first CalMac Ferry of the day. As is customary I took advantage of the full Scottish breakfast once onboard. The crossing was pleasant and it wasn’t long before we were on Arran and checking in at the Douglas Hotel in Brodick, just […]
Arran and the Goatfell Range
Spurred on by an email from Niels stating that he had bought for himself a lovely new jacket, I put out the call to see who was up for a walk. We thought it would be a good opportunity to visit Jon on Arran, since it was unlikely we’d get him off the island. We […]