Affectionately known as“The Bothy’’our spacious, accommodation on Mull, reflecting our Green ethos, an ideal island holiday destination. Perfect for couples wishing to relax, tour, and walk in a spectacularly beautiful, remote, coastal location enjoying fabulous seascapes. Please come and explore our spectacular “Hebridean Sea Kingdom”. Nicely secluded, anonymous and tucked away, our Mull accommodation is handily situated in the heart of Fionnphort village.. Fionnphort has splendid panoramic views overlooking a powder white, sandy beach to Iona. Providing a splendid backdrop are the Sound of Iona's azure blue waters, spiritual Iona and it's iconic Iona Abbey. Despite it's seclusion our self catering, accommodation on Mull is only a few minutes walk to most services. The shop, Post Office, restaurant, pub, bus, beach and pier are a "stones throw away" from our Mull accommodation. The boats for Iona, Treshnish and Staffa leave regularly from the pier adjacent to Fionnphort’s powder white sandy cove. All within five minutes of our Mull accommodation! There is safe, free residents parking close to "The Bothy".
From your Mull accommodation explore rugged seascapes, sandy beaches and spectacular seacliffs of the Ross of Mull and Iona. These remote islands are ideal for wildlife watching, bird watching, spectacular geological features, wildflowers, photography and coastal walking. Discover historic sites: Iona Abbey, Iona nunnery, Iona Marble Quarry, Duart Castle, Lochbuie Stone Circle and Moy Castle. Iona and Mull were historically at the centre of the ancient, 6th century Gaelic kingdom of Dal Riata. Dal Riata was the first Scottish kingdom to be introduced to Christianity by Irish Prince, St Columba in AD 563. Columba founded a monastry on Iona. Voyage to experience a world wonder, the geologically spectacular Isle of Staffa and Fingal's Cave. Alternatively a boat trip to see colonys of Puffins,Guillimots, Razorbills, Shags, Gannets, Storm petrels and Skuas on Lunga. Bring your binoculars you might see dolphins and whales on your voyage to the Treshnish Isles and Staffa! Wild about Mull Land based wildlife tour will allow you to discover Eagles, Sea eagles, Otters, and Hen Harriers. All on the doorstep of "The Bothy" your accommodation on Mull. Absolutely an ideal centre for exploring this uniquely, special Hebridean "Sea Kingdom".
Mull is the Hebridean island which has everything the other Hebridean islands have and additionaly two extra special jewels. Spectacular, "Pillar Island", Staffa Isle and Fingal’s Cave and Spiritual Isle of Iona and it’s historic, iconic Abbey. There are no other island archipelagos to compare in Scotland!The Isle of Mull is the second largest island of the group and incidentally the fourth largest island around the United Kingdom. Mull has a land area exceeding 330 square miles. Surprisingly Mull has 300 miles of remote, beautifully rugged, wild coastline to explore. An island of many diverse coastal features and inland landscapes.Steep high cliffs, raised beaches, stacks and arches, basalt columns, fertile bays, sandy coves, beaches with dunes and wildflower Machair. Vast peat bogs, gentle pasture, lonely glens with natural woods, waterfall laden mountains with classic volcanic and glacial features. Isle of Mull boasts a 3000 foot plus Munro Mountain, Ben More which is climbed from sea level! The numerous islands off Mull's west coast experience a marine climate influenced by the Gulf Stream. The main islands include Iona, Ulva, Inch Kenneth and Geometra, Staffa and the Treshnish Isles.Two remote, Stevenson rock lighthouses, Dubh Artach, (15miles), and Skerryvore, (28miles), can be seen from Iona and Mull. Alan Stevenson's Skerryvore is the tallest UK lighthouse from sea level and is said to the most elegant ever built. Skerryvore was constructed from Ross of Mull "red" Granite. Mull's abundant wildlife includes, Eagles, Sea Eagles, Hen Harriers, Red Deer, Otters, Corncrakes, Puffins, seals, porpoises, dolphins and whales. A sailor's, walker's, geologist and nature lover’s paradise! A special "Seakingdom" of stunning beauty, poignant history and broad diversity.
Mull is the most accessible Hebridean island; Mull is located in the Inner Hebridean island group lying off Scotland’s scenic western seaboard west of mainland Oban. 3 separate ferry routes run from the Scottish mainland summer and winter. The main terminal at Oban is only 3 hours by car from Glasgow airport. The trains 3 hour journey winds its way from Glasgow to Oban through spectacular west highland scenery. The ferry from Oban is approximately 45 minutes to Craignure on Mull. Our accommodation is one hours drive south and west from Craignure, Mull. Discover our accommodation on Mull's location on our google map. Detailed travel information and the google map can be found on our travel page on the link menu above.
The climate particularly on the Ross of Mull is influenced by the Gulf Stream. Consequently, west of the hills in summer our Mull accommodation, Iona and the Isle of Staffa are one of the sunniest locations in UK. Being a "Ross", (a peninsular juting out into the ocean), although sunny in summer, Fionnphort and area are often windy with "sea breezes". You can feel cool and be sun burnt at the same time! Consequently bring your "woolleys and suncream on your holday. Additionally South west Mull has almost half the rainfall annually that the mountainous centre and east side of Mull record!