Lagg, Arran

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Lagg
Lagg is located in North Ayrshire
Lagg
Lagg
Location within North Ayrshire
OS grid referenceNR954215
Civil parish
  • Kilmory
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townISLE OF ARRAN
Postcode districtKA27
Dialling code01770
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
55°26′42″N 5°14′02″W / 55.445°N 5.234°W / 55.445; -5.234Coordinates: 55°26′42″N 5°14′02″W / 55.445°N 5.234°W / 55.445; -5.234

Lagg (Scottish Gaelic: An Lag) is a hamlet on southern coast of the Isle of Arran in Scotland made up of a few houses and a hotel. The hamlet is within the parish of Kilmory.[1]

History[edit]

The name "Lagg" means "The hollow".[2] The family-run hotel has a restaurant and bar and is the oldest inn on Arran, dating back to 1791. The old public bar has been refurbished into a cycling-based cafe, serving cakes and light lunches. Red squirrels are abundant and can be seen roaming around the hotel's garden.

There are various cairns near Lagg on either side of the local river, reached by a forest footpath, named 'lover's lane' near the bridge that follows the riverbank south towards the sea. The sandy beaches here are some of the best in Scotland.

People from Lagg[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Details of Lagg". Scottish Places. Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Placenames K-O" (PDF). Scottish Parliament. Retrieved 26 December 2020.

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