Lochranza Youth Hostel sits in a beautiful lochside village in the north of the Isle of Arran. Surrounded by hills, on the banks of Loch Ranza and opposite a 13th century castle, itís a wonderful place to get away from it all.
Lochranza is an ideal base for tackling the many trails and ridges of the Arran mountains including Goat Fell, the island's highest peak. For the less ambitious the Cock of Arran walk, which provides a beautifully scenic low level trek, starts and finishes at the youth hostel. Experienced cyclists will enjoy the challenge of the circular 58 mile ride round the island.