Islands

Discover the Isles


Isle of Mull

The Isle of Mull has become one of the most popular destinations for wildlife watching in the UK in the last few years. Hundreds of people are attracted to the islands in the hope of seeing the rare Golden and White-tailed Eagles, Otter, Corncrake and an abundance of other birds and mammals. The seas off the coast of Mull are important feeding areas for whales, dolphins and basking sharks. The Isle of Mull has attractions for all the family, and offers a holiday where wildlife is around every corner, visitor attractions cater for all ages.

 

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For more information: Mull


Tobermory

Tobermory is the island’s main town, located in the north east. It’s a charming place with brightly painted buildings that line the waterfront. There is a chocolate shop, bakery, candle company and art gallery amongst other shops. There are also some great pubs and eateries.

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For more information: Tobermory


Duart Castle – Mull

Duart Castle (Caisteal Dhubhairt in Gaelic) dates back to the 13th century and is the seat of Clan MacLean.

 

For more information: Duart Castle, Mull


Iona Abbey – Iona

One of Scotland’s most historic and sacred sites, and a celebrated focus for Christian pilgrimage. Parts of the Benedictine monastery were reconstructed in the 20th century but visitors can still sense the atmosphere of sanctity that must have prevailed in the abbey church and the cloister.

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For more information: Iona Abbey, Iona