|Calif. Families Maps Arran, Scotland||Contact|
Scotland Information at my "places" web site for other areas in Scotland.
The Isle of Arran is in Bute county part of the Strathclyde administrative area. It is included in the Ayrshire & Arran section of at the Scottish Tourist Board.
The Isle of Arran is often called 'Scotland in miniature' for its range and wealth of scenery. Click on the maps and pictures below for expanded versions.
Arran & Scotland Information
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About Arran at Christine McBride's web site
Arran at UK MultiMap.com
Arran at UK Street Map
, Arran at U. Edenburgh at U. of Edinburgh.
Lodging: Hotels & Guest House List
Our 5th cousins (At generation 2) had several lodging options in the South.
Christine McBride has several guest cottages which you can rent by the week.
Shannochie Cottages: Barnstable
The Breadalbane Hotel owned by John McBride has been torn down.
Food: Restaurant list at tastetrail.com
AYRSHIRE AND ARRAN TOURIST BOARD|
15 Skye Road, Unit 2
Prestwick, KA9 2TE
TEL: (011 44) 1292 673 743 (see note 1)
Access is a 12 mi. (55 Min.) ferry ride from Ardrossan.
Arran is 20 miles long and 56 miles around.
Of the island's 4500+ inhabitants, over 1000 live in the main port Brodick.
Currency Exchange Rate: £ 1 = $1.67|
a/o Jun. 2003 See: XE Wahrungsrechner and oanda.com
Weather: at VisitScotland|
The Weather Channel: Edinburgh, Inverness,
Telephone Directories: White Pages
|History, Culture, etc||
Sample Travel Time/Distance|
London to Edinburgh 403 mi. 6:45 hrs.
Edinburgh to Glasgow 45 mi. 1 hr.
London to Glasgow 405 mi. 6:30 hrs.
Glasgow to Arran 47 mi. 1:45 (incl Ferry)
Arran to Inverness (Lock Ness) 200 mi. 5 hrs (incl ferry )
Inverness to Edinburgh 157 mi. 3 1/4 hrs.
London to York 3 1/2 hrs.
York to Glasgow 213 mi. 3:45 hrs.
Carlisle to Ardrossan (Arran ferry) 2 hrs A74(M), A71
York to Leeds 45 min.