Glamping holidays on the Isle of Arran, Western Scotland

Relax and unwind at this rural island retreat offering luxury yurt holidays on the beautiful Isle of Arran.

Weekend 2 nights from £180 + more price options

  • Venue: Smallholding


  • Dogs Welcome
  • Child Friendly
  • Adults Only
  • Accessible
  • Camp Fires Allowed
  • Large Groups
  • Hot Tub Onsite
  • Social Distancing


  • Outdoor firepit for each yurt
  • Private bathroom for each yurt
  • Rural and peaceful setting
  • 15 minutes walk to the beach

Social distancing available at Runach Arainn

With private facilities (including private bathrooms) and with just three yurts on site with lots of space, social distancing is easy here. You have your own outdoor garden space too with fire pit and picnic bench and lots of play space for kids in the orchard and meadow.
We are a quiet rural location 15 mins walk from the beach.

About Runach Arainn

A small glamping site on the Isle of Arran, Scotland, offering self-catering accommodation in luxury yurts, each with a private bathroom, all set in a peaceful orchard 15 minutes walk from the beach.

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  • Yurts
Glamping holidays in Arran, Ayrshire, Southern Scotland - Runach Arainn

Monamore Yurt

1 unit. Each unit sleeps 6

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Glamping holidays in Arran, Ayrshire, Southern Scotland - Runach Arainn

Rosa Yurt

1 unit. Each unit sleeps 6

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Glamping holidays in Arran, Ayrshire, Southern Scotland - Runach Arainn


1 unit. Each unit sleeps 4

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Onsite facilities

  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi

The yurts are set in their own paddock amongst fruit trees, with a willow den, nature rubbing trail & den building. A herb spiral provides fresh herbs for cooking. We keep chickens, ducks and bees and we are happy to sell you some eggs or honey in season. We are developing a permaculture forest garden from which fruit and other produce will be available. We were awarded the AA UK Glamping site of the year for 2018 and have each year been awarded Green Tourism Gold for sustainable touri

Shared facilities

  • Kitchen - Inside
  • Laundry
  • Washing Up Area

Private facilities

  • BBQ
  • Campfire
  • Picnic Tables
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Wood-fired Oven

The private bathrooms are housed in a separate block - each contains a shower, sink, heated towel rail and compost toilet (the posh kind!). The shared utility room contains a microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge, pot washing and a washer dryer. We have been awarded a Trip Advisor certificate of Excellence for 2018 and 2019 and Green Tourism Gold award for several years for sustainable tourism. In 2018 we won the AA UK Glamping Site of the Year award and receive their top rating.

Eco features

  • Biomass
  • Compost Loos
  • Conservation
  • Off-Grid
  • Organic
  • Rainwater Harvesting
  • Recycling
  • Solar Power
  • Sustainability
  • Upcycling

Our aim is to provide luxury and sustainable holidays and we have been awarded the Gold Award by Green Tourism every year for our efforts. The yurts are set in an orchard with with a wildflower meadow and each has eco-friendly features, from solar lighting to a log burning stove. All electricity is green sourced and many other eco-features help to offer eco-friendly holidays and a fabulous peaceful, experience. We also have a permaculture food forest garden, vegetables, hens, ducks and bees.

What To Bring

  • Bikes
  • Food & Drink
  • Rainwear
  • Torches
  • Warm Clothing
  • Wellies

We provide all the bedding you will need along with towels. All cooking equipment and utensils are provided. We also provide you with a box of firewood for the log burning stove and outdoor fire pit. Just bring your clothes and food to cook over an open fire!



  • Coastal
  • Countryside
  • Forest
  • Near Beach
  • Remote
  • Rural
  • Wilderness
  • Woodland


  • Kilmory Honesty shop 10 minutes
  • Lagg Hotel 15 minutes
  • Torrylinn Beach 15 minutes
  • Torrylinn Carin 20 minutes
  • Velo Cafe 15 minutes

Activities nearby

  • Bushcraft
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Foraging
  • Geocaching
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Indoor Play Area
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sightseeing
  • Tennis
  • Walking
  • Abseiling
  • Archery
  • Golf (7 courses!)
  • Gorge Walking
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Whisky Distillery Tours

Arran is an amazing island of beaches, mountains, forests and waterfalls. You are never short of something to do whether you want the exhilaration of walking in the Goatfell range of mountains, a stroll to a waterfall or fun on the beach. And for those rainy days we have two Whisky distilleries and Brodick Castle, garden and play park to tour around. Locally activities are available from kayaking, horse riding and wildlife tours to swimming pools, kids activities & a soft play barn.


  • Midweek 1 night Contact owner
  • Midweek 2 nights £160 - £240
  • Midweek 3 nights £240 - £360
  • Midweek 4 nights £288 - £432
  • Midweek 5 nights Contact owner
  • Weekend 2 nights £180 - £260
  • Weekend 3 nights £270 - £390
  • Weekly 7 nights £522 - £774


  • Extra adult per night £12

Notes about prices

We offer a 10% discount for stays of 4 nights or more. All yurts are strictly non-smoking. We charge a £12 per night extra adult supplement for adult groups (where there are more than 2 adults per yurt).

Cancellation policy

In the event of you having to cancel your holiday giving us at least one months notice your 50% deposit will be refunded. In the event of you having to cancel your holiday giving less than one month's notice we will make every effort to re-let the yurt, but if this is not possible the holiday charge will be retained in full.


The information and photos in this listing were supplied by Pippa Downing, the owner/manager of Runach Arainn.

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