Strathconon Cottage

Self Catering Accommodation Isle of Arran Tel: 07582 325577

Scottish four star self catering holiday accommodationMember of the Association of Scotland's Self Caterers

Facilities for Children

Our aim is for all the family to have a relaxing holiday at Strathconon.

Facilities for children include:

Cots, high chairs and stair gates included in the rental cost.

Baby changing mat, baby gym, bouncy chair,  baby bath seat and toys. Baby monitor and childrens crockery.

 Coat pegs at just the right height for you, child sized hangers in the wardrobes for your clothes, blackouts blinds in the bedrooms to give the grown ups a long lie and step up stools so you can reach the basins to wash your hands easily. Strathconon has resident teddy bears, ideal for collecting and taking to bed with you to make you feel more at home, in fact you may not want to leave!

Their is also a large selection of toys such as cars, trains,building blocks, buckets and spades for taking down to the beach and a pretend barbeque.

Playstation 2 along with a selection of games is provided for older children.

Old family favourites such as scrabble, cluedo, monopoly, and trivial pursuit will keep the whole family entertained on a quiet evening in.

We are only 300 yards from the seafront and within easy walking distance of the beach at Whiting Bay. About a mile from the cottage is a children’s playpark and along the seafront is a putting green. Four miles to the south you will find the lovely beaches at Kildonan.

Children’s Activities on Arran

On the island of Arran you will find a whole host of things to do, whatever the weather.

There are lots of lovely walks in particular the walk to Glenashdale Falls from your doorstep and enjoy a picnic at the top.

Brodick Castle has a children’s adventure playground, walks to suit all abilities in the beautiful grounds and special children’s events throughout the summer months. Hunt for bogles in Brodick Castle itself.

Balimichael Visitor Centre has quad biking, a children’s playground, and trampolines and is home to Arran Helitours. Bring a special memento home from the ceramics shop where you can design your own plates.

The Spa Resort at Auchrannie welcomes visitors to its extensive and modern leisure facilities including swimming pool, separate kiddies pool with water features and a large hall where you can try a wide range of games and activities including badminton, tennis, football and hockey.

Arran Adventure Company offers something for everyone with archery, climbing, abseiling, gorge walking, kayaking,sea kayaking, mountain biking and segways.

Arran Heritage Museum provides a fascinating insight into what life was like in the past with a farmhouse, bothy, milk house and laundry. Special events days are held during the summer including horse-shoeing, crafts day and children’s day.

For further information on the island of Arran go to

Undiscovered Scotland,

Ayrshire and Arran

The internet guide to Scotland

Your Teddy Bear Awaits! Fun in the Garden Brodick Castle Adventure Playground Lovely sandy beaches on Arran Playing on the beach at Whiting Bay