The Isle of Mull is one of the most popular destinations of all the islands off the West coast of Scotland.
There are many reasons to visit the Isle of Mull. This includes 300 miles of coastline and stunning beaches, the moorlands and mountains including Mull’s highest peak Ben More (3169ft), the abundance of wildlife including otters, dolphin, porpoise, minke whales. Mull is a haven for bird watchers with over 250 species of bird including the white tailed sea eagle and the golden eagle.
There are many opportunities for boat trips from the Isle of Mull including over to Iona and its famous abbey, the stunning Isle of Ulva, the Treshnish Isles to sit amongst puffins and see Fingals Cave on Staffa. There are also wildlife watching trips such as run by Mull Charters and Sea Life Surveys.
Aros Castle, now a ruin, was built in the 13th century and sits proudly on the White House Estate overlooking the grounds. Other notable buildings on Mull include Glengorm Castle, Torosay Castle and Duart Castle, home to the Clan Maclean. There are also museums, art galleries, heritage centres and many ancient historical sites. A wealth of history and interest lies within this magical island.
Whatever your interests whether it be peace and tranquillity away from the pressures of modern day living or climbing that highest peak or fishing for ‘ the one that got away’ you’ll find it on Mull.