The Arran Trust

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The Arran Trust is the island's visitor gifting scheme. The Trust funds projects which look after the beautiful landscapes and environment of Arran. With your help, the Trust can work alongside businesses and community groups to improve sustainable practices and aims to safeguard the future of this beautiful island.

Whether you are a business owner who would like to get involved with the Trust, an island visitor who would like to donate to the Trust or a community group who would like to apply for a grant, we would like to hear from you!

As our good friend Billy Connolly says: "The Isle of Arran is the true Gem of the Clyde. Loved by the residents and adored by visitors, it truly is a miniature Scotland."

Our membership is made up of a large number of hotels and guest houses of all sizes, caravan parks, holiday cottage companies and a broad spread of Island businesses.

  • We represent businesses committed to looking after the environment.
  • We provide funding to pay for conservation and environmental works.
  • We aim to carry out research into the impacts of tourism and offer solutions.
  • We provide sustainable tourism training, advice and consultancy.

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There are many ways to donate, but the easiest way to do so is online at Please follow the link to our just giving page, for a fast, secure method of donation. However as one of our guests, please look out at the hotel for areas to donate such as cash collection boxes or at check out.

Arran Trust is also supported by various retail outlets and cafes on the Island, who sell "Arran Trust" products, where a proportion of every sale is donated.


"Just Give" and support the Island, its environment and its way of life. Help to safeguard its future, sustain it for generations to come.

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For further details on how your data is used and stored please see our privacy policy.