From Brodick Pier, turn left towards Lamlash. At the foot of the steep hill past the Lamlash Golf club, the road sweeps round to the right but there is a left turn along "Shore road".
About ¾ mile along shore road, just past the last house there is a left hand turn. Take this route signposted "Dunfion" & "Brodick". There is a sign for Oakbank Farm, follow this drive up and into the block paved car park.
A train and bus service from Glasgow connects directly with the Arran Ferry. You are advised to book cars in advance (definitely during peak holiday times). Alternatively, a small car ferry runs between Lochranza and Kintyre during the summer months.
From England just head towards Carlisle and then follow signs for Kilmarnock and Ayr once you have crossed the Scottish Border.
The scenic Galloway Tourist Toute along the A713 is a beautiful alternative to the main roads. From the north, just head south towards Glasgow and pick up the M77/A77.
One ferry leaves from Ardrossan on the west coast of Scotland.
There is another ferry in the summer that leaves from Cloanaig to Lochranza in the North of Arran.
Tel +44 0870565000
Prestwick International Airport is situated in the heart of Ayrshire and Glasgow International Airport is only an hour to drive from Glasgow. Ryanair is the main airline flying into Prestwick with a number of direct flights from London and Europe, other airlines also use this route. Check the contacts below for further information.
Ryanair website - www.ryanair.com
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport - www.gpia.co.uk
tel +44 (0)1292 511000
There are main train stations at Ayr, Prestwick, Prestwick Airport and Kilmarnock. Main line trains leave from Glasgow Central Station Direct to Ardrossan Harbour.
(Glasgow Central station is where the London Sleeper service connects).
For further information please contact:
ScotRail - www.firstscotrail.co.uk
tel +44 (0)8457 484950
Aberdeen 3 hours 30 minutes
Glasgow 45 minutes
Edinburgh 1 hours 40 minutes
Manchester 4 hours
London 7 hours