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Isle of Arran Adventure

Join this tour and begin with an adventure through the land of Robert Burns, before discovering all the delights of this small but bountiful island, known as "Scotland in miniature."

Isle of Arran Adventure

Join this tour and begin with an adventure through the land of Robert Burns, before discovering all the delights of this small but bountiful island, known as "Scotland in miniature."

Tour Highlights

  • Mountains, Lochs, Prehistoric Sites, Castles, Distilleries, ferry
  • Small groups of up to 16 passengers*

    (*maximum of 8 participants can be booked on any one departure with Celtic Tours. If more than 8, the tour must be private and the price will be affected).

Isle of Arran Adventure Includes

  • Four (4) nights of accommodations, two (2) nights in Edinburgh hotel and two (2) in your choice of B&B or Hotels.
  • Breakfast daily, except morning of arrival.
  • Arrival and departure transfers in Edinburgh.
  • Three (3) days of custom touring thru Ayrshire, the Isle of Arran, Inveraray, and the West Highlands.
  • Includes admission to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum & Cottage
  • All service charges and hotel taxes.

    *Itinerary and visits are subject to fluctuation and change as needed per opening and closing dates, times and season.

Additional Notes

Please Note Baggage Restriction: Due to size of coach there is a luggage restriction of 14kg (31 Ibs) of luggage per person on this tour. This includes one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 22in x 17in x 10in) and a small personal bag.

A maximum of 8 passengers per departure date can be booked on this tour due to limitations of the coach size. If you have a larger party and/or wish to have a group booked on this tour, please contact us directly, as it will have to be quoted as a private group and rates here do not apply.


Day 1 | Edinburgh

Arrive in Edinburgh. Transfer to your hotel is included. You are free to enjoy this beautiful city on your own. (Please note: hotel check-in is generally between 2 pm and 4 pm. If you are arriving into Edinburgh early - the hotel will be happy to hold your luggage until your room is ready).

Day 2 | Touring Begins - Brodick

Depart Edinburgh at 9:00 am from Edinburgh Bus Station, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, and travel west to Glasgow, Scotland's largest city. We travel west past Glasgow and the Whitelee Wind Farm, Europe’s largest wind farm. We then leave the modern landscapes, and travel into Ayrshire to visit the 18th century Culzean Castle. Here we have time to enjoy its dramatic cliff top setting, beautiful architecture, and elegant living spaces. You can also have lunch in the cafe or a picnic in the beautiful castle grounds. Traveling towards Robert Burns’ birthplace you discover the places from his poems and songs. We stop at the visitor center in Alloway, where you have the opportunity to find out more about this remarkable man. We continue to Ardrossan where you catch the ferry to the Isle of Arran. You are dropped off at your accommodation in Brodick.

Day 3 | Brodick

Known as ‘Scotland in Miniature', Arran is alive with wildlife, rugged countryside, beaches, pubs, and restaurants. There are many options of how we can spend our time on the island, depending on the weather and the groups' interest; our driver guide will arrange the best day out for us. You may explore the mountainous north of the island, some of Arran’s best beaches, Lochranza Castle, and Lagg Distillery. Arran is also home to many stone circles dating from the Neolithic period and the early Bronze Age. You visit Machrie Moor and its six stone circles; and after exploring this area you travel south through the harbour villages of Blackwaterfoot. Travelling back to Brodick you see The Holy Isle across the water, owned by the Samye Ling Buddhist Community. You may make a stop at the Arran Cheese Shop, a family-owned business that’s now famous all over the world. At Brodick, we find Brodick Castle, and situated in the shadow of this imposing red sandstone castle is Arran Brewery. This microbrewery blends naturally with its stunning surroundings, combining the island’s unique water with the finest local ingredients. You can sample this ale in many of the local pubs and restaurants; a perfect way to round off your day!

Day 4 | Edinburgh

Today we return back to the mainland on the ferry running between Lochranza and Claonaig. This short 30-minute crossing will take us onto the Kintyre Peninsula. We travel up this beautiful, lush green peninsula to the charming fishing village of Tarbert. The village sits on the narrowest strip of land between the two bodies of water, forming a natural harbor. From Tarbert we follow Loch Fyne toward the whitewashed village of Inveraray, with some free time to explore this lovely village and have lunch. After lunch (on your own) we continue over the mountain pass 'The Rest and be Thankful'. From here is a short drive to Luss and the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond before returning to Edinburgh at 7:15 approximately. Your tour ends at Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh, where you will make your own way back to your pre-booked hotel.   

*Itinerary and distillery visits are subject to change.

Day 5 | Edinburgh - Home

After breakfast, transfer from your hotel to the Airport for your return flight to the US.

Rates & Hotels

To book this package, please contact one of our reservation agents at 1-800-833-4373.
To book this package, please contact one of our reservation agents at 1-800-833-4373.

Hotels/Plans Available for Departure Dates

Isle of Arran Adventure 3-day tour - Based on B&B, plus 2 nights Edinburgh Hotel
Isle of Arran Adventure 3-day tour - Based on Hotels, plus 2 nights Edinburgh Hotel

Tour Details

Your land package begins: / Your land package ends:

(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details

Accommodation Details

    Requests are not guaranteed and are subject to each hotel's discretion and availability

UK Hotel


Pre and post nights booked at a mid-level hotel [more]

Accommodations booked by Rabbies UK

Edinburgh -

Depending on package booked, accommodations can be BB/Guesthomes, 3* Hotels/Inns (and some packages may include 4* Hotels) [more]


Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. There are no triple rooms for this tour. Price may fluctuate when seasons overlap.

Discount rate applies to children aged 5-15 years. Tours are not suitable for children under the age of 5.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • Tips to driver/guide
  • Transfers
  • Visitor attractions not noted on itinerary


Airfare can be booked in conjunction with this tour. Airfare is instant purchase and non-refundable.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date the tour starts in Edinburgh. Please book your air one day before to accommodate overnight flights.

Tour Guarantee

Although our UK tours are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 passengers, it does not mean a date is guaranteed until we check with the Edinburgh office. Although we get regular updates, a tour can sell out and we may not yet have it noted above. We must first advise of a guarantee before airfare is booked and ticketed. Thank you.