Become a Member

Arran Access Trust Membership Information

Benefits of membership will include:

  • regular information about the work of the Trust
  • the chance to nominate and elect Directors to the Trust’s Board
  • advising on the work of the Trust through your elected Directors
  • enabling you to put your own views at Trust general meetings
  • through your membership fee you will contribute to the work of the Trust

How do I become a member of the Arran Access Trust?

The Arran Access Trust hopes to attract a wide membership on Arran and from visitors. Membership is open to private individuals, voluntary organisations, businesses or public agencies. Organisations, businesses or agencies may send a representative to general meetings. There are three categories of membership which represent the main interest groups. Members will elect a Board of eight Directors who will run the Trust.

The categories of membership are:

Community and users Access providers Public Sector
Anyone who accesses land on Arran for recreation or field study. Anyone who, as a full-time resident on Arran, depends for his/her livelihood on people having access to land on Arran. Anyone (or any organisation) who owns, tenants or manages land on which there is regular public access (not private gardens). Any public organisation whose remit includes an interest in access.
Members in this category will appoint three Directors to represent their interests. Members in this category will appoint three Directors to represent their interests Scottish Natural Heritage and North Ayrshire Council will each nominate one Director.

Annual membership fees

Private Individuals Voluntary organisations, interest groups & businesses Public Agencies
£10.00 £25.00 £125.00

Application Form

Please complete the application form, which can be downloaded here: application form (74kb), and send it to the following address. The membership application form requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view – download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Kate Sampson, Senior Ranger
National Trust for Scotland
Brodick Country Park
Isle of Arran, KA27 8HY


There are three options to pay:

  1. Send a cheque made payable to “Arran Access Trust” with your application form;
  2. Alternatively, please transfer the amount to our bank account:
    Arran Access Trust, 80-05-84, 00124570
  3. Or you can pay using Paypal:

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