Isle of Mull

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Isle of Mull which includes a coastal town and a bay or harbour
Explore an island fringed by rugged basalt crags and white-sand beaches, where brightly colored waterfront cottages and medieval castles stand watch over the sea.

The Isle of Mull contains centuries of myth and history amid its vivid landscapes of pink-granite beaches and velvet-green hillsides. Crowned by the peak of Ben More and bordered by stunning bays and beaches, the largest of the islands of Argyll has been inhabited since the last ice age and is speckled with fascinating historical sites. Discover ruined castles and magnificent mansions overlooking charming hamlets and soaring sea cliffs.

Stroll along the waterfront of Tobermory, the island’s main town. The brightly painted façades of the waterfront cottages are reflected in the still waters of the natural harbor. You’ll find the Mull Museum here, as well as an arts center, an aquarium and restaurants serving the island’s fantastic local produce, including cheeses and smoked salmon. Stop by the distillery to sample two different single-malt whiskies.

Uncover some of Mull’s enduring heritage and head to Loch Buie to see a Bronze Age stone circle and a ruined medieval castle. From the Iron Age, you’ll find fortified duns and crannogs. Duart Castle is a beautifully preserved 13th-century castle that holds the history of one of Scotland’s oldest clans.

The Isle of Mull has a varied coastline of breathtaking sea cliffs and beautiful beaches. See pretty Calgary Bay Beach and Kilninian on the island’s northern shores. Check out Carsaig to the south. Jump on board a wildlife-watching cruise and spot a diversity of sea birds, including puffins and rare sea eagles. You might also spot sharks, dolphins and pods of whales. Check out neighboring islands, such as the sacred island of Iona or Staffa, with its fascinating basalt rock formations.

You can also survey the coastline from land by climbing Ben More, the 3,169-foot (965-meter) mountain crossed with a network of walking trails.

The island is situated in the Inner Hebrides on Scotland’s southwest coast. Cross the Sound of Mull by ferry from Oban, Lochaline or Kilchoan. Oban is around 2.5-hours’ drive from Glasgow’s international airport. Drive, cycle or catch buses around Mull. Be sure to take care on the island’s narrow and winding roads.

Park Lodge Hotel
Park Lodge Hotel
3 out of 5
Western Road, Isle of Mull, Scotland, PA75 6PR
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The price is £135 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
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Park Lodge Hotel
The Isle of Mull Hotel and Spa
The Isle of Mull Hotel and Spa
4 out of 5
Off The A849, Craignure, Isle of Mull, Scotland, PA65 6BB
The price is £149 per night from 1 Sep to 2 Sep
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3.8/5 Good! (37 reviews)
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Reviewed on 23 Jul 2022

The Isle of Mull Hotel and Spa
Fairways Lodge B&B
Fairways Lodge B&B
3.5 out of 5
Erray Road, Isle of Mull, Scotland, PA75 6PS
The price is £144 per night from 19 Aug to 20 Aug
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4.7/5 Exceptional! (265 reviews)
"Nice location with beautiful views, clean and comfortable rooms and great breakfast every morning. Would stay here again."

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2022

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Lovely 1-bed Cottage in Isle of Mull
Lovely 1-bed Cottage in Isle of Mull
4 out of 5
Isle of Mull, Scotland
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Assapol Cottage on the beautiful Island of Mull<br>
Assapol Cottage on the beautiful Island of Mull<br>
Isle of Mull, SCT
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4.9/5 Exceptional! (30 reviews)
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Reviewed on 18 Jul 2022

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Castle Cottage. 2 Bedrooms. Sleeps 3.
Castle Cottage. 2 Bedrooms. Sleeps 3.
Aros, Scotland
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4.9/5 Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Wonderful return to Mull
"We returned to Castle cottage in July 2022 after a great week here in 2021. The cottage was again homely, clean and comfortable in a wonderful location. The area is very peaceful with a path down to the beach and the view of Aros Castle ruins makes it extra special. The lovely village of Salen is ..."

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2022

Castle Cottage. 2 Bedrooms. Sleeps 3.
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