New Year charter Round Arran on MV Isle of Arran

Popular ferry: Isle of Arran arrives at Ardrossan against a backdrop of the Arran hills

CRSC is chartering MV Isle of Arran for a midwinter cruise Round Arran on Saturday 11 January 2020.

Everyone is welcome. Advance booking is essential for this attractive one-off charter.

The £46 price includes a two-course meal with tea/coffee in the ship’s restaurant.

The vessel will leave Ardrossan at 11am and return at 4pm. A special £32 ticket is available for under 16s.

Boarding for the CRSC New Year charter in January 2019

Isle of Arran , the oldest ‘big ferry’ in the CalMac fleet, is a favourite of many enthusiasts — an impression underlined by the success of her CRSC January charters in 2018 and 2019. On both occasions the ship’s master and crew gave us a great welcome.

Be sure of your place on this standout Round Arran excursion by booking here.

Please note that the cruise is subject to weather conditions and other circumstances on the day.

CRSC excursions are invariably sociable occasions, giving everyone the chance to share their interest in ships and the sea with like-minded folk — one more reason why this unusual midwinter charter is not to be missed.

When buying your tickets, please remember to complete your order by going to the box marked ‘Items’ at the top right-hand side of the CRSC website page, where you can fill in menu options etc and pay. If you have any queries, please email

Published on 24 December 2019

Enthusiasts gather on the open deck in front of the bridge as Isle of Arran prepares to leave Ardrossan on the January 2018 CRSC charter

Captain David Allen (right) and 3rd Mate Robert Fotheringham (second from left) talk to CRSC members during one of the optional bridge visits organised during the January 2019 charter

Isle of Arran glows in the late afternoon light at Ardrossan after CRSC’s successful 2018 charter

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