Island Ranger Job

We are looking for an ISLAND RANGER for the 2022 season! This varied role will help to ensure that the island’s path network and valued green spaces are in excellent condition for locals and visitors alike. The ranger will complete practical maintenance tasks on the island’s path network across the…

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Arran Geopark Reading Group

Arran Geopark is forming a reading group! We are looking to engage people on Arran in current ecological and climate issues by way of a local friendly reading group. As a starting point, we are proposing this series of short books recently published by Penguin – an excellent selection of…

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Arran Geopark Ranger Service

We were fortunate to be able to employ an Access Ranger to work all over the island this summer. The Access Ranger has directly helped with the management of people, pressures and associated outdoor services and facilities. They has engaged directly with the public and encouraged responsible behaviour through the…

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Arranology Films

During Spring 2021 we gathered three film crews together with many enthusiastic Arran experts to create three films focussed on the geology, archaeology and ecology of our island.   The films seek to bring together these distinct “ologies” and thus the concept of “Arranology” was formed.   This project was…

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Access Ranger Job – Summer 2021

The Arran Access Trust are recruiting a temporary Access Ranger!   This varied role will directly help with the management of people, pressures and associated outdoor services and facilities over this year’s busy summer season. The ranger will engage directly with the public and encourage responsible behaviour. They will complete…

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New Fossils Uncovered

Recent building works at Corrie have uncovered some spectacular, well-preserved plant fossils. These Stigmaria fossils are the remains of primitive trees that grew on Arran 350 million years ago during the Carboniferous era.

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