Meet our in store team
Whether you’re a visitor in store or shopping with us remotely we know it’s great to put a face to a name (especially during COVID). We have a great team in store who are full of local knowledge and able to offer specialist advice on products or activities. Check out our current team below and feel free to get in touch if you’re after some specific advice.
MD & Owner
The official 'big cheese' - when it comes to Arran Active only one person knows it inside out...our owner and MD: Andrew. You'll normally find Andrew working hard to bring you the latest and greatest gear but don't be surprised to find him mucking in around the store.
Best Arran Walk: Goatfell
Top Product this Year: Cotopaxi Mens Fuego Down Jacket
If you can prise Richard away from the sea, you’ll often find him near a computer working on our next big ‘thing’. Putting Andrew’s plans into action he’s our go to man for getting things done.
Best Arran Walk: Loch Tanna
Top Product this Year: Otterdene Paddleboard Set - 320cm
Specialist Area: Watersports
If you’ve ever visited our store there’s no escaping our amazing store manager Lisa; she’s the one singing and zipping around! Right at home leading the team and working with Andrew to land all the great gear we have to offer. When Lisa can escape work, you’ll normally find her out with her horses and spending time with the family.
Best Arran Walk: King's Caves
Top Product this Year: Montane Phoenix Jacket
Team Leader & Footwear Specialist
Our legend that is Pete – if you haven’t bought shoes from Pete then you haven’t lived! An expert when it comes to your feet you’re sure to get the right footwear for your needs. Outside of this department Pete also supports us in delivering our store and loves nothing more than spending time with his kids outside of work.
Best Arran Walk: Glenashdale Falls
Top Product this Year: Meindl Bhutan MFS Walking Boots
Specialist Area: Footwear