isle of Arran Mountain Festival

From wildlife-watching coastal walks to airy scrambles on towering granite ridges. Scottish hillwalking at its best!

Three Beinns Horseshoe

One of the true classic Scottish hillwalks, taking in a semicircle of high ridges running between Beinn Nuis, Beinn Tarsuinn and Beinn a’Chliabhain.

A'Chir

Western hills from Beinn Nuis

Witch's Step and Castles

Scotland's premier hillwalking and mountaineering festival | 17-20 May 2019

We are busy planning our festival walks for 2019. Check out the 2018 programme for an idea of what will be on offer. Bookings for 2019 will open in December. To gain early access, sign up as a ‘Friend of the 2019 Arran Mountain Festival’.

The Arran Mountain Festival is a not-for-profit, volunteer-run event. Local sponsorship and monies raised at fundraising events allow us to keep prices for our festival walks low. Support the festival by joining us on Wednesday 15th August for stories and films about Mountain Life, Work & Play

.An opportunity to meet like-minded people, discover a fascinating island and have unforgettable days in the safe hands of experienced local leaders. With names to inspire, like Ceum na Caillich and Caisteal Abhail, Arran's mountains are amongst Scotland’s most amazing landscapes.

SMALL GROUPS ~ BIG WALKS ~ HUGE FUN!

Programme 2018 >>
Walks Programme
 

Walks Programme

Find out about the full range of walks available during the Mountain Festival
Social Events
 

Social Events

Socialise with other festival goers, walk leaders and organisers
Our Team
 

Our Team

Community-run outdoor festival celebrating one of Scotland's finest island mountain landscapes. All our walk leaders are qualified mountain leaders, giving up their time for free to support the festival. The members of the organising committee are ALL volunteers, too!
Where to Stay
 

Where to Stay

Some of our sponsors and supporters offer a variety of places to stay – from B&Bs, self-catering cottages to campsites. So whatever you prefer, you’ll find a wonderful place to stay. Also check out the "Visit Arran" website for information about accommodation.
Things to Do
 

Things to Do

Our sponsors and supporters love being active and outside and enjoy Arran's beautiful landscape and stunning wildlife. So please have a look what they have to offer. The "Visit Arran" website is also a great source of information about what's going on.
Sponsor Us
 

Sponsor Us

It is up to you how much you would like to give in sponsorship. A suggested donation for a business is £50. You can find more details on the sponsorship form.