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self-catering Grasspoint Cottage - Lochdon

Grasspoint Cottage,Mull Holiday Cottages, Isle of Mull Tel: 01688 400682   email  website

Grasspoint Cottage This traditional stone build crofters cottage that sleeps 2 and has a stunning location at Grasspoint, an area of Mull famed for its wildlife.

With outstanding sea views from all windows the cottage is often where guests get their best wildlife sightings. Inside the cottage has an open plan living sleeping area with a separate kitchen and bathroom.

There is a cosy wood burner and comfy seating. The dining table offers excellent views and there are original artworks which compliment the interior furnishings.

 
 self-catering Macquarie House - Loch Ba - Isle of Mull

Macquarie House, Gruline Estate, Isle of Mull, PA71 6HS Tel 01688 400682    email  website

Macquarie House Macquarie House sleeps up to 10 and is a beautiful Grade II listed building, in a secluded setting, amongst mature deciduous woodland beside the shore of Loch Ba (a large freshwater loch surrounded by dramatic mountains). The property, sitting alongside the family home of Gruline House, is centrally located on the island with easy access to all areas. There is much to see in the way of flora and fauna in the area with deer roaming freely. Eagles, both golden and white-tailed, can be seen soaring, with the latter sometimes fishing on the loch. Bluebells, daffodils, rhododendrons and wild flowers are abundant. Extensively restored, this 18th century stone house benefits from double glazing throughout and under floor heating on the ground floor.

The original part of the house has a comfortable sitting room with an open fire and fantastic views across the loch. Adjacent is the cosy study with a wood burning stove, bookcase, sofa and chairs and there is also an upstairs games room with table tennis and a small pool table. The large kitchen/family room is well equipped with and there is a living area at one end with French windows opening onto the terrace with a wooden table chairs and bench with superb views. Upstairs there are 4 to 5 twin bedrooms with en suite facilities including power showers over the baths and heated towels rails.

 
self-catering The Bothy - near Lochbuie

Grasspoint Road, Lochdon, Isle of Mull, PA64 6AP Tel/Fax: 01688 400682   email  website

The Bothy The Bothy has a fantastic location at Lochbuie behind the beautiful beach Laggan Sands. The Bothy sleeps 2 people and is ideally placed for those wanting to see Mullís wildlife. There are a range of habitats from the high peaks of Ben Buie, mature deciduous woodlands, and a mix of rocky and sandy coastline.

There are also excellent walks exploring the local area The Bothy is comfortably furnished and has sea views looking over Loch Buie.

 

 
 bed & breakfast Daisy & Clover Cottages - Fishnish

Daisy Cottage, Fishnish, Isle of Mull, PA65 6BA Tel: 01688 400682    email  website

Clover Cottage Daisy Cottage and Clover Cottage each sleep 6 and offer modern well appointed accommodation, with fantastic views of the sea and the hills of Morvern beyond. The accommodation is designed to make the most of the beautiful surrounds and incorporates lots of extras to make this a fantastic holiday destination for birdwatchers and families.

Guests share use of a Birding Observatory (watch for the sea eagles and otters that Mull is renowned for) and biology lab and there are nice walks from the house and close by. The houses are a lovely open plan living area, three bedrooms (two doubles and a twin) and two bathrooms. Being situated just south of Salen at Fishnish, there is easy access to both Craignure and Tobermory.

 
self-catering Barrachandroman - Lochbuie

Barrachandroman, Lochbuie, Isle of Mull, Argyll, PA62 6AA
Tel: 01680 814220  Fax: 01680 814247
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Barrachandroman website

Barrachandroman Barrachandroman is a 17th century stone farmhouse which has been updated to retain its original character and charm, while providing all the modern comforts you need.

A stone's throw from the sea by the shore of Loch Spelve, Barrachandroman overlooks the sheltered head of the loch and has spectacular views to Creach Beinn mountain. Surrounded by unspoiled wilderness, it's a haven for walkers, birdwatchers, wildlife lovers, artists, photographers, and those just looking to get away from it all. Otters, seals, wild goats, red and fallow deer, sea eagles, golden eagles and a host of other birds are commonly seen, and dolphins occasionally visit the loch.

Dogs welcome. Short breaks available in low season. See web site for full details.

 
 self-catering Suidhe Farm Cottages - Bunessan

Suidhe Farm, Bunessan, Isle of Mull PA67 6DU Tel: 01681 700 668    email  website

Suidhe Farm Cottages Suidhe Farm Cottages is a small development of three architect designed self-catering cottages, completed in 2011. Located approximately 1 mile West of the village of Bunessan, on the Isle of Mull, the cottages are the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday on this beautiful island. The three cottages are named Fraoch (Heather), Caorann (Rowan) and Ros-Mairi (Rosemary). The cottages are surrounded by farmland, so there are sheep and the occasional Highland cow to be seen in the adjoining fields.

The Island of Mull has much to offer to the holidaymaker; spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife, sea and sand, a Munro to climb, interesting geology, ancient ruins, and a handful of castles, to name but a few of its attractions.

 
 self-catering The Smiddy - Lochdon

Old Mill Cottage, Lochdon, Isle of Mull, Scotland. PA64 6AP Tel/Fax: 01680 812442    email  website

The Smiddy Former stone croft house, The Smiddy has been decorated and refurbished to high standard. Sleeps 4. One Double, one Twin. Bathroom and cloakroom. Large kitchen overlooking croft and woodland. Spacious and sunny. Sitting room and dinning room look out across Loch Don.

Tidal Loch has wealth of water fowl both summer and winter. Centrally situated for visiting north and south Mull.

Tariff from £450. Short breaks off season. Good places to eat close by. Recommend booking wildlife excursions in advance.

 
 self-catering Old Mill Cottage - Lochdon

Old Mill Cottage, Lochdon, Isle of Mull, Scotland. PA64 6AP Tel/Fax: 01680 812442    email  website

The Breakfast Room 4 Star Bed and Breakfast, this former croft House has been converted to a high standard. Two Double and one twin en suite. Sunny Breakfast room over looks the garden towards the loch. Extensive menu includes omiettes, loch Fyne kippers, fresh fruit cocktails, melon and pineapple plus the traditional Scottish grill.

Loch Don, a tidal loch, has a wealth of water fowl both summer and winter. Otters, sea Eagles, red deer. Centrally situated for visiting Tobermory to the north and lona to the south.

Bring your own wine,sit by the log fire and plan your days ahead. Bird watchers heaven. From £37.50 per person per night Bed and Breakfast.

 
self-catering Wild Cottage - Lochdon

Wild Cottage B&B, Lochdon, Isle of Mull, Argyll & Bute, PA64 6AP Tel: 01680 812105   email   Website 

Wild CottageA warm and friendly welcome awaits you at Wild Cottage Bed & Breakfast in Lochdon; the start of a perfect holiday on Mull.

Regular guests call it "home from home"! And because we're centrally located we're ideally suited for touring the whole island.

The wildlife on Mull is excellent at any time of year; but with newly arrived migrants in late April and breeding in May and June, these are the prime times for birdwatching.

See our website for full details.

 
bed and breakfast Pier Cottage - Carsaig
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Pier Cottage, Carsaig, Pennyghael, Isle of Mull, PA70 6HD. Tel: 01835 822277   email website or website

Pier CottageTraditional fisherman's cottage and a Scandinavian chalet right on the sea on the unspoilt south coast of Mull. While otters swim in front of the cottages, Eagles, Buzzards and Gannets are often well within view from the cottages' windows.

Deer roam through the ancient woodland behind the cottages while the bird tables attract at least 12 varieties of garden bird.

Time has stood still on this corner of Mull allowing many moments of Hebridean magic.

Both cottages sleep at least 4 (one has 3 doubles and 2 singles!).

 
 
 bed & breakfast High Oatfield Bed and Breakfast - Lochdon

Lochdon, Isle of Mull PA64 6AP Tel: 01680 812323    email  website

High Oatfield Bed and Breakfast Tucked away off the main Craignure Iona road with panaromic views.

Two spacious en-suite double rooms where you sit having your continental breakfast with luck watching White Tailed Sea Eagles, Hen Harriers, Stags and Mountain Hares.

Lochdon is situated on the east of Mull with easy access to both north and south. The Loch is tidal with a variety of water fowl, occasional Otters and visiting Osprey.

£30 per person per night for 3 nights or more.

 
self-catering Hart of Mull Log Cabins - Salen

Log CabinsHart of Mull Log Cabins, Salen, Isle of Mull P72 6JB Tel: 01680 30545     email  Website  

Our two Finnish Log Cabins are set in 1.5 acres of land on the edge of the local village of Salen and are central to the Isle of Mull so are an ideal base to see all the Island has to offer. Mull remains unspoiled as a centre for wildlife with seals and otters a common sight along the shore around Salen whilst the island also plays host to a whole range of impressive bird life including both Golden and Sea Eagles.

Both cabins have two bedrooms, bathroom and a living/dining area Outside seating and BBQ. Sleeping up to 6 and 4.

 
self-catering self-catering Pennyghael Hotel - Pennyghael, Isle of Mull

Pennyghael Hotel, Pennyghael, Isle of Mull, PA70 6HB
Tel: 01681 704288 Fax: 01681 704205
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Seaview website

Pennyghael Hotel Six room, family run hotel situated on the shores of Loch Scridain on the Isle of Mull. We offer friendly and comfortable accommodation, wonderful home cooking and a well-stocked bar.

The Ross of Mull is the perfect location for seeing a wide range of species including Sea Eagles, Hen Harrier, Red Deer, Mountain Hare and Otter.

Free wi-fi is available for those bringing their own laptops. Discounts available for groups staying between September and April.

Wildlife tours can be arranged for you, please ask when booking.

 
self-catering Seaview - Fionnphort, Isle of Mull

Seaview, Fionnphort, Isle of Mull, Argyll PA66 6BL
Tel: 01681 700235 Fax: 01681 700788 Mob 07708 556311
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Seaview website

Seaview John and Jane Noddings offer you a warm and genuine Scottish welcome to their 4 star Hebridean home at Seaview. Nearest quality ensuite B&B to the Iona & Staffa ferries offering great breakfasts and fabulous views.

Ideally located for exploring the Ross of Mull - Golden Eagles, Hen Harrier, Sea Eagles, Corncrakes, Puffins, Short-eared Owls plus lots more.

We offer our guests comfortable and cosy en-suite bedrooms along with our renowned Fingals breakfast in one of the most beautiful and tranquil land and sea scapes in the UK.

 
self-catering Ardness House - Bunessan

Tiraghoil, Bunessan, Isle of Mull, Argyll, PA67 6DU
Tel/Fax: 01681 700260
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Glenfuran website

Ardness House Ardness House, (S.T.B 3 stars) is a spacious modem bungalow (with ensuite facilities) situated between Bunessan and Fionnphort on the southernmost peninsula of the Isle of Mull, in the locality known as the "Ross of Mull".

The elevated position of Ardness gives spectacular views northwards, over the sea, towards the prominent headland know as "Burg"

Ardness is the ideal location to observe the unique bird life, which includes Sea Eagles, Golden Eagles, Corncrakes, Hen Harriers, etc. Boat trips to the Isles of lona, Treshnish, Staffa, to see Puffins and Guillemots.

 
self-catering Ardfenaig Farmhouses - Bunessan

Tiraghoil, Bunessan, Isle of Mull, Argyll, PA67 6DU
Tel/Fax: 01681 700260
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Glenfuran website

Ardfenaig. Farmhouses Ardfenaig Farmhouses has two (S.T.B 3 star) Self catering houses and two newly converted cottages awarded (S.T.B 4 stars). The two traditional granite cottages, Monachuich House with 4 bedrooms, whilst Tiraghoii has 2 bedrooms.

Ach-na-Brae self catering cottages are identical opposite halves of a bam conversion. Each has three bedrooms, furnished to a high standard, for your comfort The cottages are in ideal locations to observe the unique birdlrfe, which includes Sea Eagles, Golden Eagles, Osprey, Owls, Corncrakes, Hen Harriers, etc.

Boat trips to the Isles of lona, Treshnish, Staffa, to see Puffins, Guillemots. Birdwatchers Paradise.

 
hotel Druimard Country House Hotel & Restaurant - Dervaig

Druimard Country House Hotel, Dervaig, Isle of Mull, Argyll & Bute PA75 6QW
Tel / Fax: 01688 400345   email  
Druimard website

Druimard Country House HotelFour star restored Victorian manse in peaceful situation overlooking river Bellart, Glen & Loch Cuin. Rosette award & seasonal produce. Elegant accommodation and friendly, helpful service. 8 miles from Tobermoray, 2 miles from Loch Frisa (home and nesting place of Sea Eagles), 4 miles Calgary Bay.

Fantastic bird watching including Golden Eagles, Red Kites, shore birds, Snow Buntings & Twites. Trips to Staffa & Lunga can be arranged to see nesting Puffins and Guillemots..

 
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