North Arran Cycle Loop

Explore the wild and varied scenery on this challenging route around the top of Arran. This route features two strenous climbs, two thrilling descents and plenty of gentle cycling along beautiful coastal bays in between.

Jagged peaks on the Isle of Arran

Route Summary

  • Distance
    37 miles / 60 km
  • Time
  • Ascent
    2,198 feet / 670 m
  • Difficulty Level
  • Terrain
  • Start Point
    Brodick Ferry Terminal
  • End Point
    Brodick Ferry Terminal
  • How to Get There

    The Isle of Arran is easily reached via ferry from the town of Ardrossan and the ferry terminal is right beside Ardrossan Harbour railway station.

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Route Map


Corrie, Isle of Arran

Marvin Elliott Wood Carver, Corrie

Jagged mountain tops, Isle of Arran

Jagged Peaks

Hills above Sannox, Isle of Arran

Approaching Sannox

Road down to Sannox, Isle of Arran

View down to Sannox

Lochranza Castle and boats, Isle of Arran

Lochranza Castle

Along the A841, Isle of Arran

Along the A841

Peacock showing off feathers, Isle of Arran

Proud Peacock

Community Garden in Pirnmill, Isle of Arran

Community Garden, Pirnmill

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