Isle of Mull Self Catering
The Isle of Mull is a place to unwind, to enjoy peace and tranquility, breathtaking scenery, abundant wildlife and a variety of activities.
Having the choice to do as much or as little as you wish is the essence of a good Isle of Mull self catering holiday.
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We are a family owned business looking after and maintaining Cill-Mhoire lodges personally. Our self catering lodges have all the amenities that you would expect and more, much more! The lodges are are set in the extensive gardens of our own home just outside the village of Dervaig on the Isle of Mull. We are in a quiet and tranquil setting yet only ten minutes walk from the village pub. We are also conviniently located for Tobermory, Ulva Ferry, Calgary Beach and all the local attractions such as Turas Mara seabird and wildlife cruise tours, Discover Mull wildlife and birdwatching tour, ‘Am birlinn’ restaurant, the Old Byre and the Calgary tearooms, gallery and woodland walks.
We try to provide a ‘home from home‘ for our guests; everything that you may conceivably need whilst on holiday we have tried to provide. In the kitchen there is the full range of kitchen utensils from a cafetiere and corkscrew through to a sieve and an electric whisk. You will also find local organic biscuits, tea, coffee, milk and sugar as well some basics to tide you over until you can visit our well provisioned local shop. There are salt and black pepper mills, vinegar, washing up liquid, liquid soap, toilet rolls, kitchen roll and some cooking oil.
There is a hairdryer as well as toys, games, books, CD’s and DVD’s. All the 2½ ” Ordnance Survey walking maps of the Isle of Mull, both walking guides are also there for your use. There are picnic benches in the garden, each lodge has an outdoor seating area with table and chairs and there is a barbecue available for guest use.
Latest Blog Posts
- Spring update - I really ought to get a grip of this blogging business! A lot has happened since my last entry, not least of which is the completion of Wi-Fi for all lodges. Those of you who have stayed with us before will remember the Wi-Fi being a bit patchy in the lodges and having to go [...]
- Forest gone, new and improved view to Coll - The forest next to us is now gone and we have a fantastic view out to Coll. As one guest put it, who was staying the week the last trees were cleared away, she loved eating her breakfast and looking out to sea! The amount of light that Willow and Sycamore in particular now get [...]
The Isle of Mull
Some of the options available are:
- Take a boat trip to Staffa, The Treshnish Isles or Iona.
- Climb Ben More, at 3170ft the only Munro on the Isle of Mull.
- Enjoy the white sands and machair at Calgary Bay.
- Take a wildlife watching trip for your best chance of viewing otters, golden and sea eagles, porpoise, red deer, seals and whales as well as the huge variety of flora and fauna for which the Isle of Mull is famous.
- Go pony trekking.
- Loch fishing.
- Enjoy a round of golf at either Tobermory or Craignure, both of which have beautiful settings and panoramic views.
- Visit Duart Castle, the ancient seat of the Clan MacLean of Mull.
- Indulge yourselves at the the Tobermory chocolate factory.
- Discover the Mull of the past at the museum.
- Enjoy the latest exhibition at An Tobar Arts Centre or maybe catch a concert.
- Watch a play at the Mull Theatre.
- Visit the Tobermory distillery, try a dram.
- Browse in craft shops selling goods by local craftsmen.
- Visit galleries showcasing local artists.
- Enjoy a selection of locally sourced food – shellfish, local beef, lamb or pork at one of the many eating restaurants.
- Explore the coast of Mull, we have 300 miles (480km) of it, much of it wild, rugged and full of surprises. Keep an eye to the ocean for many different seabird species and the occasional fin – porpoises, basking sharks, sunfish, dolphins, whales and orca have all been seen recently.
- Isle of Mull is a must for geologists with a great variety of formations from different eras in the formation of the planet.
- Are you fascinated by archaeology and history? We have duns, brochs, forts, standing stones, scores of ruined villages, each with a story to tell.
Finally, discount stories about constant rain and wind in the west of Scotland. During May and June we often have a period of fine, dry sunny weather. Sunburn can be a risk on Mull, bring the factor 15, but also bring your wellington boots just in case.
If you are looking for quality Isle of Mull self catering that offers peace and tranquility amongst spectacular scenery with the opportunity to do as you please, then look no further.