Isle of Mull
With some of the most spectacular scenery in the Hebrides, the Isle of Mull is the perfect place to get away from it all. The rugged coastline, clear blue sea and wild landscape are simply beautiful and the island has an otherworldly atmosphere that will leave you enchanted. Choose a cosy self-catering cottage with a woodburner or maybe a sunny chalet by the sea. Whatever holiday rental you opt for, you’re sure to have a magical holiday in the Isle of Mull.
From the dramatic killer whale to the elusive Eurasian otter, the wildlife here is as diverse and beautiful as the landscape. If you’ve always wanted to see a golden eagle soaring across the sky, then the best time to visit is during the breeding season of May to July. Join a boat trip to spend the day admiring whales and dolphins - you’ll want to take a camera as getting up close to these magnificent creatures is an experience to treasure forever. From the sea to the air: join a birdwatching safari and let your guide point out some rare species, such as firecrests and hawfinches. Other places to see some fantastic wildlife include Aros Park in Tobermory, Langamull Beach and Ben More summit.
Great for families
Kids who watch Cbeebies will instantly recognise the colourful houses by the sea in Tobermory it was the setting for the much-loved Balamory TV series. This beautiful fishing port is perfect for spending the day pottery around the independent shops and cafes. While you’re there, pop into Mull Museum to discover the history of this beautiful island. Why not enjoy a tasty fish and chip supper on the beach at the end of the day?