Place:Lochranza, Bute, Scotland

Coordinates55.7048°N 5.2947°W
Located inBute, Scotland
See alsoKilbride, Bute, Scotlandparish in which Lochranza is located
source: Family History Library Catalog

Lochranza is a hamlet of about 200 people at the north end of the Island of Arran, the largest of the islands of Bute. During the summer months a ferry runs from Lochranza to Claonaig on the Kintyre peninsula.

Lochranza is situated at the outlet of Loch Ranza in the parish of Kilbride.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Lochranza.

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