Laggan circuit, from Lochranza

This fine circuit begins with a climb over moors revealing stunning views across the Clyde islands; it then descends to the remote cottage at Laggan for a return along a rugged section of the Arran Coastal Way.


Rough bouldery paths, some wet sections and easy rock scrambling on the Coastal Way at An Sgirodain.

Public Transport

Bus to Lochranza Field Studies Centre.


Parking at NR937506 where minor road reaches shore. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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