6 days, 7 nights
min 2 people
Isle of Mull
From the colourful harbour town of Tobermory in the north, to the wild wonderful landscapes of the south. A varied coastline never too far away, the Isle of Mull, offers walkers a dream destination. Absolutely unique isle of Mull guided walking experiences.
The five-day Magical Mull guided walking trip explores a different location each day. Ιncluding remote trails over beautiful and rugged mountains. Also a spectacular route to the top of the island’s only Munro, Ben More and a shoreline path rich in geology, flora and fauna.
For many people, it’s the colourful harbour of Tobermory, Mull’s northern “capital” the Mull. This welcoming town is a fabulous countryside that hides attractions like spanning history, geology, flora and fauna.
Our Magical Mull walking holiday is the perfect opportunity to kick back and allow your guide, Andy, who is also the founder of Scot Mountain Holidays, to personally lead you on five separate walking trips over the six-day holiday.
Based in a beautiful self-catering house on the southerly Ross of Mull peninsula, all transport for the daily walks it included.You will enjoy a variety of hikes from lesser-known trails over atmospheric mountains, to the majestic heights of the island’s only Munro, Ben More, and along a shoreline path rich in geology, flora and fauna.
During a rest day, you can take the opportunity to enjoy a boat trip to the mystical islands of Iona and Staffa.
The moderately graded hikes are between six miles and 12 miles and include a total ascent of no more than 1075m.
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- 6 nights accommodation on the Isle of Mull
- 4 days guided day walks
- 1 day “off” visiting Iona or Tireragan Estate and Traigh Gheal beach
- 1 dinner out at a top restaurant on Mull
- all meals included
- ferry to Mull, if with Scot Mountain Holidays on the crossing
- pick up from Aviemore station or Inverness airport
- chances to view both Golden Eagles and Sea Eagles
- Ben More
- Cruachan Dearg & Corra-bheinn
- Isle of Ulva and Beinn Chreagach
- Ben Buie or Calgary Bay and Caliach Point
Day of Arrival:
We’ll be departing Aviemore about midday and picking up from Inverness airport, if necessary, by 1pm before travelling down the road to journey over to Mull. Please let us know your travel plans as soon as possible.
Day 1: Cruachan Dearg & Corra-bheinn,
754m of ascent & 8.6km) mainly either mountain paths with some steep gradients and rough terrain. Approx walking time excluding breaks, etc: 5:45
Day 2: Many walkers come to Mull just to walk Ben More, one of the most remote Munros in Scotland. While only eight miles in distance the hike includes an airy rock scramble. Rest assured that guide Andy will be on hand to support all walkers on this highly rewarding hike to the highest point, at 966m, on the island.
1027m of ascent & 11 km on mountain paths with some steep ascents and rough terrain. Approx walking time excluding breaks, etc: 5:15
Day 3: Ben Buie
730m of ascent & 9.7km) on mountain paths with some steep gradients and rough terrain. Approx walking time excluding breaks, etc: 4:16
Day 4: Calgary Bay and Caliach Point
300m of ascent & 11.5km) mainly on tracks, paths, quiet roads and a little rough terrain. Approx walking time excluding breaks, etc: 4: 00
Day 5: Isle of Ulva and Beinn Chreagach
585m of ascent & 14km mainly on good tracks & mountain paths with a small amount of steep ascent. Approx walking time excluding breaks, etc: 5:30
Day of Departure: For those travelling from Oban it’ll be an early departure to make it to the ferry from Craignure back to Oban to pick up the train/bus and/or flight back home
You get a lot for your 870m of total climb on a 12-mile hike through atmospheric Glen Forsa to the summit of Beinn Talaidh, including fabulous vistas of land and sea and another Graham ticked off. Right from the start, the views are breath-taking with the symmetrical cone shaped mountain of 761m dominating the skyline.
A rest days allows you the chance to put your feet up or take a highly rated trip to the neighbouring islands of Iona and/or Staffa. Iona is acclaimed for its religious heritage, beauty and tranquillity. Staffa is a National Nature Reserve and an island famed for its magnificent basalt columns and spectacular sea caves. A group evening meal is arranged for you at a top restaurant on Mull, like the Fish Cafe in Tobermory.
From the tiny green glen of Carsaig Bay on the southern coast of Mull, a delightful shoreline walk of eight miles – and only 350m of total ascent – reveals fantastic views, plentiful wildlife and some amazing geological features. The turning place on this out and back hike is Malcolm’s Point where you will be wowed by several impressive sea arches.