Sliddery offers a peaceful rural location to relax and unwind, where the locals maintain their friendly sense of community, and much of the landscape is occupied by farming businesses. A few local services near us that provide food, drink and provisions are detailed below.
Lagg distillery can be viewed from our site and is a few minutes drive or within staggering distance for whisky fans! Enjoy whisky tours and tastings in addition to coffees, teas and lunches. Then finish off with a purchase of your favourite Arran whisky to enjoy in your cottage.
All your provision needs can be met locally at Blackwaterfoot from A&C Cameron licensed grocers who have a great deli section and fantastic Gin corner, The Arran butchers, Blackwater bakehouse, The Harbour shop newsagents & gift shop and A&C Cameron garage and fuel station.
A small shop is also available at Kilmory Hall and social club where a good selection of essentials can be purchased (honesty box) in addition to a variety of treats whilst making the easy walk from here to Torrylinn beach.
Clachaig Farm (between Sliddery and Lagg) offers an honesty box payment system for their fresh vegetable and egg produce.
Take trip from the ferry terminal in Brodick to Mill Rink Arran in Google Earth!
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The Isle of Arran
The Isle of Arran is one of the most easily accessible Islands from the Scottish mainland, taking 55 min to sail to the Island from the mainland port of Ardrossan, whilst Glasgow is less than one hour’s drive from the port.
The island is known as “Scotland in miniature” due to its mountainous landscape to the North and rolling green pastures to the South, depicting the highlands and lowlands of Scotland.
The Island is 56 miles in circumference with the majority of the villages dotted along the coastline. The resident population is approximately 5000, which can swell to over double this number in the summer season with the influx of visitors.
There is a wealth of activities available to visitors that encompass all interests and age ranges.
Whether you want a relaxing peaceful break or an action packed adventure, Arran can offer it all with activities to suit all interests and age ranges.
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