The Arran Mountain Festival poetry walk

By Alice Maxwell On Friday 13th May the Scottish poet Stuart B Campbell led a trek up the Goatfell valley from Corrie, with a group of would-be poets, myself included. Stuart was born in Lanark and was commissioned to write the poetry for the book The Great Mountain Crags of Scotland and for the award-winning …

Poetry in the mountains

The Arran Mountain Festival is taking place in May and there are still spaces on all coached mountain running sessions. There are also some spaces left on poetry mountain walk, which you can read more about it below. Over the next couple of weeks, the organisers will be posting on their Facebook page about any …

Arran Mountain Festival booking lines now open

2022 Arran Mountain Festival booking lines are now open on www.arranmountainfestival.co.uk The festival will take place 13th – 16th May This year’s programme features an exciting mix of mountain walks, a traverse of the A’Chir ridge, coached mountain running sessions, guided mountain biking, hill navigation tuition, and – a first for the festival – a poetry …

The Arran Mountain Festival 2021

The Arran Mountain Festival is delighted to be back this year after last year’s festival was cancelled. This year’s festival will take place on Friday 14th – Monday 17th May, and there is still time to book for a variety of walks and other activities. The team behind the festival say: Whilst we are unable …