An Arran hotel is raising a glass after taking home a top honour at Scotland's premier tourism and events awards. 

Auchrannie Resort was named Best Hotel Experience at the West of Scotland Thistle Awards, held at the Radisson Blu in Glasgow.

The regional ceremony for the Scottish Thistle Awards celebrates the best of the tourism and events industry along the country's west coast. 

The resort, which is celebrating its 35th year, employs over 170 people and welcomes 46,000 of the islands’ visitors annually.  

Executive chairperson Linda Johnston and resort director Richard Small, said: “Auchrannie are delighted to once again be recognised as a regional winner at The Thistle Awards.

"Our entire team are proud to receive this acknowledgement by VisitScotland. It is a testament to the hard work they undertake to continuously deliver outstanding guest service.”