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Glenisle Hotel - Hotel in Ayrshire

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Lamlash, Isle of Arran, KA27 8LY, Ayrshire
Scotland, United Kingdom

Geoffrey Dallamore & Timothy Billings

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+44 (0)1770 600559(landline)

It’s a no-brainer - a stunning Scottish island and a dreamy small hotel – so come for sandy beaches, big hills and a lovely island base

The Glenisle has a great tradition in hospitality – it was once the village jail! These days, it’s the best place to stay on Arran – stylish and friendly with views across Lamlash Bay to Holy Island. Outside, there’s a pretty terrace for lunch in the sun. Inside, you find stone walls, roaring fires, then books and games in a stylish sitting room. It’s quirky, too – part of the bar was rescued from an old paddle steamer, and the hotel holds a Christmas festival at the end of November. There are two restaurants - one overlooking the garden, the other with mirrors on one wall - and the food hits the spot nicely: perhaps fish chowder with home-smoked mussels, coffee-crusted haunch of Arran venison; dark chocolate delice with walnut ice cream. Smart, airy rooms have comfy beds, colourful throws and robes in cute bathrooms. Two at the front look out to sea, the suite has a claw-foot bath overlooking the bay. As for Arran, it’s a small-scale version of Scotland: mountains to the north, lush farmland to the south, then sandy beaches and the odd castle waiting on the coast. A perfect island base.

No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Credit cards
Credit or debit card payment accepted.
Wireless internet access available.
Vegetarian meals
Available on request.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.

Local points of interest from Geoffrey Dallamore & Timothy Billings:

Local points of interest from
Geoffrey Dallamore & Timothy Billings:

  • Holy Isle. Beautiful to look at from our terrace and fascinating to visit. Now a Buddhist monastery, you are welcome to meander along the coast, see rare Western Island ponies, climb to the top (1,000 ft) and enjoy a cup of tea in the visitors' centre.
  • Arran is a walkers' paradise. There are hundreds of beautiful walks from an easy stroll to the magnificent standing stones or a challenging climb up Goatfell (874m). We can lend you walking bookings and binoculars to make your walks more enjoyable.
  • Arran features 7 golf courses ranging from beginners to seriously challenging, all set in stunning surroundings. Lamlash Golf Course is a five minute walk from the Glenisle and you may want to try the challenging and picturesque 12-hole range at Shiskine.
  • Arran's Machrie Moor is one of the best sites for standing stones in the UK. The site includes no less than seven ancient stone circles as well a several chambered cairns, individual standing stones and hut circles.
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  • 1 Suite for 2
  • , 5 Doubles
  • , 5 Twin/doubles
  • , 2 Singles
Price:(i) £129 to£228 per night

Booking info:


Lunch & dinner £6-£38.




Lamlash, Isle of Arran, KA27 8LY, Ayrshire

Hotel 1 Suite, sleeping 2
Price: (i) £ 208 to £ 228 per night
Hotel 2 Double rooms
Price: (i) £ 182 to £ 195 per night
Hotel 5 Twin/double rooms
Price: (i) £ 145 to £ 151 per night
Hotel 3 Double rooms
Price: (i) £ 129 to £ 135 per night
Hotel 2 Single rooms
Price: (i) £ 95 to £ 98 per night

Geoffrey Dallamore & Timothy Billings

Visit website Check availability

+44 (0)1770 600559(landline)