Arran Heritage Museum - Things to Know Before Visiting
Isle of Arran KA27 8DP, UK
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About Arran Heritage Museum
The Isle of Arran Heritage Museum, founded in 1976 on the beautiful Island of Arran, Scotland. This museum of local history includes a restored blacksmith's shop, a milk house, a late 19th-century cottage, plus an exhibition area of displays of local history and archaeology. There is a footpath to Brodick Castle from the museum.
Attractions Near Arran Heritage Museum
Auchrannie Resort was an eco-friendly resort located in the heart of North Ayrshire. It features 3 award-winning restaurants. Situated in Brodick, on the beautiful Isle of Arran, the hotel also has a beauty salon and gym. The leisure facilities include 2 indoor swimming pools, sauna and steam room facilities as well as a turbo spa. The Playbarn includes a large soft play area, a big-screen TV, a teen area with drinks and snacks available.
The Isle of Arran Brewery has been producing award winning Beer and Real Ale for over 20 years at it's Cladach site, just North of Brodick. Absorb the sights and smells of the traditional beer-making process, and taste samples of some of the finest beers available today.
Glen Rosa is a glen near Goat Fell on the Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde, western Scotland. Glen Rosa can be reached from the road just outside Brodick. The trek up the glen is fairly low-lying, gaining less than 200 metres in altitude. There is a campsite at the foot of the glen.
Goat Fell is the highest point on the Isle of Arran. At 874 metres, it is one of four Corbetts on the island. The mountain, along with nearby Brodick Castle, is now owned by the National Trust for Scotland. Goat Fell is a very popular peak and there are many possible routes of ascent, some of which may be combined with visits to the summits of other nearby peaks.
Beinn Tarsuinn is a mountain on the Isle of Arran, Scotland. It is the southernmost of the four Corbetts on the island, lying between Glen Rosa to the east and Glen Iorsa to the west. It is often climbed in conjunction with the neighbouring peak of Cìr Mhòr, to which it is linked by a rocky ridge forming the subsidiary top of A' Chìr. The simplest and shortest route up Beinn Tarsuinn is via one of the two ridges on either side of the Coire a' Bhradain; both ridges drop down into Glen Rosa, the u
The island has a long history as a sacred site, with a spring or holy well held to have healing properties, the hermit cave of 6th century monk St Molaise, and evidence of a 13th-century monastery. An old Gaelic name for the island was Eilean MoLaise, Molaise's Island; this is the origin of "Lamlash", the name of the village on Arran that faces Holy Island. There is a regular ferry service from Lamlash, and the island is popular with holiday makers staying on Arran.
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Discover More Attractions in North Ayrshire Council, Where Arran Heritage Museum Is Located
North Ayrshire is one of 32 council areas in Scotland. It has a population of roughly 135,280 people. It is located in the southwest of Scotland, and borders the areas of Inverclyde to the north, Renfrewshire to the northeast and East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire to the east and south respectively. North Ayrshire Council is a hung Council. North Ayrshire also forms part of the east coast of the Firth of Clyde.