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About Whiting Bay

Whiting Bay is comprised of several districts – Kings Cross, Sandbraes, Auchencairn, Knockenkelly, North, Mid and South Kiscadale, Largiemhor, Largiemeanoch and Largiebeg. There is much evidence of pre-historic habitation; the Giants Graves being the best known.

The Vikings left their dead in the burial mound at Kings Cross. An early visitor was Robert the Bruce and it was from Kings Cross that he sailed to the mainland and to victory, proving that there is nothing like a holiday on Arran to set you up for any battles ahead.

Amenities Include; Birdwatching, Scenic walks to Glenashdale Falls, Cottages, crofts and farms, houses and hotels, Perfect for sunsets, beach walks, adventure sports.

Cottages in Whiting Bay

From £425

32, Montrose Terrace, Whiting Bay

32 Montrose Terrace, Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran, Scotland, KA27 8QN,

Bungalow

3 months ago

From £425

Bungalow

3 months ago

From £380

Apartment 2, Easdale, Whiting Bay

Apt 2, Easdeale Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran, Scotland, KA27 8QR,

Apartment

5 months ago

From £380

Apartment

5 months ago

£500-£775

Avoca, Whiting Bay

Avoca, Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran, Scotland, KA27 8PS, United Kingdom

House

2 years ago

£500-£775

House

2 years ago

From £620

Canny Corner, Whiting Bay

Canny Corner, Whiting Bay

House

2 years ago

From £620

House

2 years ago

From £800

Channel View, Kings Cross, Whiting Bay

Channel View, Kings Cross, Whiting bay

House

2 years ago

From £800

House

2 years ago

£600

Island House, Whiting Bay

Island House, Whiting Bay, North Ayrshire, Scotland, KA27 8PS, United Kingdom

Cottage

2 years ago

£600

Cottage

2 years ago

From £250

Kailzie Garden Flat, Whiting Bay

Kailzie Garden Flat, Whiting Bay, North Ayrshire, Scotland, KA27 8PS, United Kingdom

Apartment

2 years ago

From £250

Apartment

2 years ago

From £470

Kingslea, Sandbraes, Whiting Bay

Kingslea, Sandbraes, Whiting Bay Isle of Arran, Scotland, KA27 8RF, United Kingdom

Cottage

4 months ago

From £470

Cottage

4 months ago

From £270

Little Elim, Silverhills, Whiting Bay

Little Elim, Whiting Bay, North Ayrshire, Scotland, KA27 8PS, United Kingdom

Apartment

2 years ago

From £270

Apartment

2 years ago

From £400

Netherby Cottage, Whiting Bay

Netherby Cottage, Whiting Bay, North Ayrshire, Scotland, KA27 8PS, United Kingdom

Cottage

2 years ago

From £400

Cottage

2 years ago

From £1150

Seagate Cottage, Kings Cross Whiting Bay

Seagate Cottage, Kings Cross, Whiting Bay, North Ayrshire, Scotland, KA27 8PS, United Kingdom

House

2 years ago

From £1150

House

2 years ago

From £625
Seahaven Cottage

Seahaven Cottage

Seahaven Cottage, Whiting Bay Isle of Arran Scotland, KA27 8PR United Kingdom

Cottage

2 years ago

From £625

Cottage

2 years ago

From £850

Silverbank View 2, Whiting Bay

Silverbank View 2, Whiting Bay, North Ayrshire, Scotland, KA27 8PS, United Kingdom

Cottage

2 years ago

From £850

Cottage

2 years ago

From £975

Tanglewood, Kings Cross, Whiting Bay

Tanglewood, Kings Cross, Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran KA27 8RG

House

2 years ago

From £975

House

2 years ago

From £545

The Coach House, Whiting Bay

The Coach House, Whiting Bay

House

2 years ago

From £545

House

2 years ago

From £750

Valhalla, Kings Cross, Whiting Bay

Valhalla, Kings Cross, Whiting Bay, North Ayrshire, Scotland, KA27 8RG, United Kingdom

Cottage

2 years ago

From £750

Cottage

2 years ago

From £630

Viewbank Cottage

Viewbank Cottage, Golf Course Road, Whiting Bay, North Ayrshire, Scotland, KA27 8QT United Kingdom

Cottage

2 years ago

From £630

Cottage

2 years ago

Things To Do In Whiting Bay

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Whiting Bay Village

The village of Whiting Bay has grown little by little from clusters of cottages on the shore and on the braes to crofts and farms, houses and hotels.

The road to Lamlash used to go by Auchencairn until 1843 when the main shore road was built and gravelled. It was not tarred until the 20th century. Contact with the mainland was on an irregular basis by wherry or rowing boat (in calm weather!). Locally owned smacks brought their cargoes into the burn mouths and unloaded into carts. Later passengers were landed from steamers at Kings Cross and, even after the pier at Whiting Bay was built, the steamer still called in at Kings Cross.

Whiting Bay, as we know it today, began to take shape around the end of the 18th century with the construction of the pier and the expansion of businesses and the tourist trade and the opening of the golf course, tennis courts, bowling and putting greens. The golf course is thriving as is the bowling and putting greens but the tennis courts have gone. The village Hall was opened in 1926 and no-one was allowed to set foot on the new floor unless they were wearing soft shoes. The hall has been a focal point of the village ever since, prior to that the school was used for entertainment.

A Place To Reflect & Enjoy

Whiting Bay shore has a mixture of beautiful sandy beaches and interesting rock formations, lots of seabirds and a particularly large swan population.

One of the favourite walk is to Glenashdale Falls. A walk past farms and fields, along forest paths edged with ferns, mosses and lichens, and past the tumbled stones of pre-historic forts. Not a long walk but so much to see, to reflect on and to enjoy…like Arran.

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