We are busy planning our festival walks for next year. Check out the 2019 programme for an idea of what will be on offer. Bookings for 2020 will open in December.


Social Events

Sunday, 1st September 2019

‘Mountains of the moon’ – A talk by Munro Moonwalker Alan Rowan at the Arran Outdoor Education Centre, Lamlash, 19:00

Marking the launch of Alan Rowan’s new book charting his year of new moon munros, 13 of them, as 2018 was a Blue Moon year!

There will be tea/coffee and home baking available, and we’ll be running a raffle with some fantastic prizes, including a half-day sea kayaking session with Kayak Arran!

Adult £7, u16/student £4 (including refreshments) Tickets are available at Arran Active and on the door.

Goat Fell night walk with Alan Rowan – 2am (during the night of Saturday to Sunday)

Before Alan’s talk on Sunday evening, we offer you the chance to have your very own nocturnal mountain adventure in the very early hours of Sunday morning, ascending Arran’s highest on our Goat Fell night walk with Alan Rowan to watch the sun rise across the Clyde!

The walk has a technical rating of “moderate” (Description: Easy scrambling, elements of exposure, some rough terrain) and an endurance rating of “3” (Description: Sustained steep ascents and descents, long-distance, stamina required, suitable for fit walkers. Have you had recent experience of walking for 6-8 hours? Have you recently walked up (and down) a mountain of over 1000m (3000ft) in height without physical distress?)

Start time: Sunday 1st September, 2am (during the night of Saturday to Sunday)

Walk duration: 8hrs

Cost: £22pp

Limited spaces, phone the Arran Ranger Service on 01770 302462 to book.

Sunrise on Goatfell © Corinna Goeckeritz

Morning Sun on Goatfell © Corinna Goeckeritz

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We are busy planning our festival walks for next year. Check out the 2019 programme for an idea of what will be on offer. Bookings for 2020 will open in December.