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Brodick with snow-capped Goat Fell in distance.

This evening, I am focusing on Brodick, principal town on the Isle of Arran with population of less than 1000.. The name ‘Brodick’ is derived from the Old Norse for broad bay and points to the period up to the mid-13th century when large tracts of the West of Scotland were under Norwegian control.

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Isle of Arran (distance) from mainland Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the Isle of Arran which lies off the coast of S.W. Scotland and is accessed via ferry from the port of Ardrossan.

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Seal at Lochranza, Arran

This morning, we drove from Lagg to Brodick via some stunning scenery including Holy Isle and Lamlash.

Sheep guarding road to Lamlash.

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