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Local Amenities

Blackwaterfoot is the largest village on the west coast of Arran and a close neighbour to Machrie (7 minutes by car). You will find a range of general amenities from a Post Office, Newsagent, Garage, Restaurants, Butchers, Bakers & many more! 

A & C Cameron’s Post Office and Licensed General Store 

 A&C Cameron’s is a village shop run by second generation family owners Nicola and Darren. They provide services such as a Post Office, Off-License, Groceries, and an ATM. They also supply Isle of Arran milk from a vending machine, which is accessible 24 hours a day. We provide milk bottles for you to use at the vending machine.

‘On A Roll’ Sandwich Shop

On a Roll is run by the same family who own A&C Cameron’s. They offer a takeaway service with a range of freshly prepared rolls, soups, salads, snacks, and hot drinks. Across on the green there are picnic benches for you to sit and enjoy your rolls.

Blackwaterfoot Garage 

Blackwaterfoot Garage is also owned by the same family who own the Post Office and On a Roll, run by Nicola’s brother Colin. The services they offer are fuel (petrol & diesel), air, and repairs. You can also purchase motoring accessories and essentials.

The Harbour Shop

The Harbour Shop sell a wide variety of newspapers, magazines, and books. They also stock Isle of Arran gifts, as well as a variety of household and DIY products.

The Arran Butcher (01770 860354)

The Arran Butcher is a family run business offering fresh cuts of meat and fish, homemade pies and much more! They stock lots of produce home grown on Arran including lamb, venison and their very own homemade black pudding & haggis. You can call and place orders ahead, which is particularly useful if you want to purchase a range of items – a great idea if you’re planning a BBQ!

Blackwaterfoot Bakehouse

The Blackwaterfoot Bakehouse has been run by George Grassie for the last 6 years and they make fresh artisan bread every day. His almond croissants and classical sourdough loaf are not to be missed! You can find his ‘Bread Shed’ down the lane between the Kinloch Hotel and ‘On a Roll’.  You can also find the Bakehouse produce all over the island in cafe’s, restaurants, and shops.

Kinloch Hotel 

The Kinloch Hotel is a family run hotel by second generation owners Robbie and his wife, Barbara Crawford. With spectacular views across the Kilbrannan Sound it is the perfect place to sit and enjoy a pot of tea and scone or to indulge in an evening meal. The hotel also produces its own pale ale, Uisgh Dubh, making it a pleasing pint to enjoy on warm sunny days in the beer garden. Dogs are welcome in the public bar and beer garden.

Shiskine Golf Club 

The home of the unique 12-Hole course, Shiskine Golf Club welcomes visitors to this highly maintained course with a view. Not surprisingly, this golf course usually ranks in the World’s top 100. With Tee-Off times easily booked online or through the office this course isn’t one to miss. There are also tennis courts available to hire.

Shiskine Tee Room 

Part of Shiskine Golf Club, the Tee Room is the ideal place to stop for a spot of lunch and a coffee. Alan and his team serve a varied lunch menu with additions such as cakes and whipped ice cream for sale. Dogs are welcome outside on the terrace. They also serve takeaways on Friday and Saturday nights and booking is highly advised. You can find the menu posted weekly on their Facebook page and you can phone or Facebook Message your order.


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