Butt Lodge is the perfect base to explore this beautiful Scottish island. Whether you want to spend your stay sightseeing and enjoying some of Arran’s many local attractions, or you prefer an activity holiday Arran has everything you need to have a great time. There are many great walks and hikes on Arran, suitable for everyone, from climbing Goatfell or walking the Arran Coastal Way Arran attracts cyclists keen to navigate the whole island and take in the stunning scenery. With mountains, glens, waterfalls and gorgeous beaches it is no surprise that Arran is is known as Scotland in Miniature. If water sports are your thing you can kayak, canoe, paddle board or swim in the beautiful sea around Arran. There are numerous great golf courses to choose from.
You can see wildlife in abundance on Arran, which is home to Scotland’s big five, Golden Eagles; Red Deer; Grey Seals; Otters and Red Squirrels, all of which can be found in Lochranza. You will be amazed at the sight of stags walking past the lodge or watching dolphins swimming just off the coast.
After a relaxing nights sleep you can enjoy our hearty breakfast menu, which provides a variety of options to suit all tastes and dietary requirements and, when you return from exploring the island, you have the option to dine in our candlelit room. Mac is a trained Chef and likes to use local suppliers and produce for his menu, which changes daily. Booking in advance is essential.
Situated in the mountainous north of the island, we have plenty of secure equipment storage and drying facilities so whether you’re a hiker, golfer or cyclist you can be assured all your gear will be safe, dry and ready to go each day. Our spacious lounge is a wonderful place to watch the world go by while you relax by the open fire, with a wee dram of whisky from the Lochranza Distillery which is just five minutes walk from the lodge.
Our aim is to ensure you have a comfortable and homely base for exploring this beautiful part of Scotland, and we hope to welcome you to Butt Lodge soon.
Just be aware that the approach to Butt Lodge is via a track, it isn’t too long but can be bumpy in places due to weather erosion, low sports type cars may have problems, feel free to contact us if you have queries regarding this.
Butt Lodge has seven guest bedrooms, including two spacious suites, each with en-suite facilities. All of our bedrooms and en-suites were fully refurbished in March 2016. Fresh towels and Arran Aromatic products will be waiting for you on arrival to ensure you have a truly luxurious stay.
Arran has a wide range of activities to enjoy. Whether you are interested in learning about the local history and sampling the local produce such as Arran Whisky, Arran cheese or Arran Aromatics, or you prefer to explore the forests, beaches and mountains on foot, bike or horseback, there really is something for everyone.
At Butt Lodge we believe in setting you up for the day with a hearty breakfast. A variety of cooked and continental choices are available each morning, including vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan-friendly options.