The Isle of Mull is far bigger than many people realise! With 53 road miles Tobermory to Fionnphort, predominately single track roads, stunning views and scenery there is never a moment that will not take your breath away!
There is so much to see and do to cater for everybody’s needs…..
Every now and again seals and pods of dolphins can be spotted in Tobermory Bay outside the hotel, however, to increase your chances of seeing these spectacular water creatures take an excursion with Sealife Surveys who operate various trips leaving from Tobermory.
On Land Excursions:
If you are not a sea lover, there are various land rover tour operators based around the Island. Book a day trip with an expert who will share their local knowledge and escort you around the various best spots for viewing the magnificent wildlife Mull has to offer from White Tailed Sea eagles and Golden eagles to otters and Highland cows
RSPB Sea Eagle Hide: The hide is an extremely sought after experience to heighten chances of seeing these glorious birds! This trip is by reservation only and can be booked on 01680 812 556
Islands around Mull:
Staffa & The Treshnish Isles: Staffa is famous for its Basalt columns and Fingals Cave which was the inspiration behind Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture and has been a tourist attraction for over 250 years.
The Treshnish Isles is a bird watchers haven with Atlantic Puffin, Horn Puffin and various other sea bird colonies.
www.staffatours.com – departs Tobermory
www.turusmara.com – departs Ulva Ferry.
When visiting Mull, Iona is a must see for visitors. Iona Abbey was founded in 563AD by St Columba and remains an important religious centre for pilgrims.
Fionnphort is approximately 1.75hours drive from Tobermory where you catch the 10min passenger calmac ferry to Iona.
Less known, but just as magical, is the Island of Ulva and is a walkers dream. Explore the islands eight square miles of woodland, shore, farmland and moorland. The island is the perfect destination for a day trip whether you are staying on Mull, or the mainland.
Beaches: Calgary is the most famous of the white sands on Mull. But there are numerous, less visited, beautiful beaches all over the island such as the black sands of Langamull.
On or off road it’s a joy. You can hire bikes from
or for electric bikes to aid you with the rugged steep hills of Mull
Sea, River, Loch – permits are available from Browns or Tackle & Books on Tobermory main street.
Sea fishing trips are bookable with
Whether a novice or experienced horse rider, Mull pony trekking has beach and hill rides to suit everybody. There are delightful Shetland pony rides for smaller children.
Spend a day or two with Dr Sam Jones LRPS developing your photography skills and visiting some of the most beautiful and hidden parts of the island.
Theatre & Arts:
There is a full arts programme at An Tobar in Tobermory and varied theatrical productions at Mull Theatre 2 miles from Tobermory.
Situated in the heart of Tobermory this famous whisky distillery is the only one on the Island.
Take a tour of the working distillery and sample a dram or two.
Ben More (966m high) is one of the Munro’s of Scotland and although strenuous is a remarkable feeling once you have reached the peak, the views over Mull are simply outstanding!
From Tobermory there are many walks through Aros Park or out to Rudhg nan Gall Lighthouse.
For guided walking tours around Tobermory and Mull visit