Carrick Lodge is located 450 yards from the ferry terminal at Brodick. Turn left (signposted for Lamlash) and the house is on the left, just past the road for Strathwhillan and before the road for Corriegills. It is a five minute walk up the hill. There is a bus stop beside the house with buses direct from the ferry terminal.
There is a direct rail link from Glasgow central to Ardrossan harbour (55 mins), trains connect with the ferry times. The ferry is a 55 minute journey. Prestwick airports is half an hour from Ardrossan harbour and Glasgow airport is 1 hour both have public transport links.
There is secure car parking at Ardrossan harbour. If you want to bring your car over it is best to book on the ferry. There is off road parking at Carrick Lodge. Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries operate a daily service. There is another ferry at the North end of the Island.
Arran is an ideal gateway to start your tour of Scotland.
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