Plans for an Active Travel Route on Arran are progressing well and a public consultation on the proposals has now been opened.

The public will have one month to give their opinions on the route with the consultation having opened on Monday, April 20 and scheduled to run until Wednesday, May 20.

The plans are for an access way for pedestrians, joggers and cyclists to use that is free from cars, from the ferry terminal at Brodick, down to Lamlash, thus enabling a more pleasant and healthy way to travel.

A spokesperson for WYG who are the team behind the plans, said: “The project team are at a pivotal stage where they require your opinion and help.

“Web links to the online survey, supporting materials and additional information will be made available on the North Ayrshire Council website ( and the project social media Facebook page: (

“The project team are encouraging you to participate in the consultation and join the Facebook group, helping to progress this exciting opportunity on the island of Arran.

“Those with family and friends who do not have internet access, are encouraged to show these material to them and fill in the survey on their behalf with an aim to reach out to as many people as possible during these difficult times.

“The team hope to continue consultation going forward to the next stages.”

The study is being funded by Sustrans through the Places for Everyone (PFE) funding and seeks to develop an active travel route that meets the design standards set out within the funding criteria.


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