Listed in Britain's Top 100 9-Hole Courses 2013 by National Club Golfer magazine September issue!
No Need to Book: Just Pay and Play
Enjoy traditional golf in the gorgeous highland scenery of Lochranza at the north end of the Isle of Arran. There is no need to book; you are welcome to just turn up, pay and play golf how it used to be: part of the local culture.
The course was established by Lochranza villagers in 1898 and stretches along the lush, even parkland of the glen towards the head of the sea loch. Its challenges include four fairways that cross the mountain burn.
Lochranza Golf Course lies in a National Scenic Area and Site of Importance for Nature Conservation Local inhabitants include red deer and red squirrels. Look up and you may be lucky enough to see golden eagles soaring , so don't forget to bring your camera as well as your golf clubs!
At Lochranza Golf Course you can enjoy your golf without hurry or pressure whilst breathing in the timeless beauty of the place. When you're ready for a break, home cooking is available at the Stags Pavilion restaurant. Across the road, The Isle of Arran Distillery has a cafe, shop and offers whisky-tasting tours, whilst in the village you have more choice of refreshments at The Lochranza Hotel and the Sandwich Station.
Families are welcome.
Clubs and trolleys available for hire.
Dogs allowed on leads.
The Isle of Arran is reached by Calmac ferries, either sailing from Ardrossan on the Ayrshire coast, or Claonaig on the peninsula of Kintyre. Lochranza Golf Course is one of seven courses on the island, all with their own unique character. You can buy an Arran Golf Pass and play all seven at a reduced cost.