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Lamlash, North Ayrshire

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Lamlash, North Ayrshire

Lamlash (Scottish Gaelic: An t-Eilean Àrd) is the largest village by population on the Isle of Arran, in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. It lies 4 miles to the south of ferry port Brodick, in a sheltered bay on the island's east coast, facing Holy Isle. Lamlash is the seat of Arran's local government offices and police. The only secondary school and only hospital in Arran are also located in Lamlash.
Post townBRODICK
Administrative CountyNorth Ayrshire
Traditional CountyButeshire
OS GridNS0230
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01770

Lamlash, North Ayrshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Lamlash, vil. with pier, Kilbride par., Arran isl., Firth of Clyde, on Lamlash Bay, 4 miles SE. of Brodick; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; is a summer and sea-bathing resort, and has regular steamboat communication with Ardrossan, Greenock, &c.; Lamlash Bay, sheltered by Holy Island, forms an excellent natural harbour; Lamlash Lighthouse, on SW. point of Holy Island, is 56 ft. high, with fixed light 46 ft. abovc high water and seen 12 miles.

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