Thursday, 23 November 2023
In November 1923, only four years after the establishment of the Forestry Commission, Glenmore was purchased from the Duke of Gordon. 2023 marks 100 ye...
This intriguing coastal forest has two very different trails to explore. You can wander through woodland next to the shore on an easy level track looking out towards Bute, or climb high through the trees to see stunning views over the Sleeping Warrior and the north end of Arran.
A gentle stroll along the wooded shore of the Firth of Clyde to these giant boulders, where you can look for seabirds and porpoises.
Generally flat and wide loose gravel track. Short section to the rocks is firm but narrow, with some short fairly steep slopes and a narrow gate.
Allow 1½ hours
The trail is named after a spectacular rockfall at the far end of the forest track. The Fallen Rocks are on the Arran Coastal Way.
You'll find places to eat in Lochranza (6 miles / 9.6 km north) and Brodick (8 miles / 12.8 km south).
There is no charge to park in this car park. Please park with care and consideration. In particular please park in designated parking areas only and do not block entrances or gates.
Travel by ferry from Ardrossan in North Ayrshire to Brodick.
From Brodick take the A841 north to Sannox. About a mile (1.6 km) beyond the village, turn right onto a minor road signposted to the Fallen Rocks. The car park is at the end of this road, at grid reference NS 015 466.
Nearest postcode: KA27 8JD
The nearest bus stop is at Sannox, about ¾ mile (1.2 km) from the car park. You'll find details at Traveline Scotland.
Explore the castle grounds and forests with views over Brodick Bay
Start exploring Arran, with cairns, standing stones and lots of red squirrels