After Skye, Mull is the second largest island among the Islands of Argyll, located off the west coast of Scotland and accessed via boat from the coastal town of Oban. You'll not find yourself stuck for things to do while in Mull holiday cottages, as this wonderful island is packed full of opportunities--thanks to its wonderful beaches and coastline, majestic hills and mountains, and also its rich heritage. Staying in a holiday home on the Island of Mull, you won’t be far away from the refreshing sea breeze, stunning views and of course, nature which flourishes on this lovely island.
Discover the Fascinating History of the Isle of Mull
The history of Mull is quite a diverse one, stretching as far back as 6000 BC. One impressive set of standing stones, for example, is thought to have been arranged anywhere between 5000 and 2000 BC. An example of a younger monument is Moy Castle, a 15th-century structure which played an important historical role on the island. The Isle of Mull is covered in castles, and has structures ranging from neolithic ages to the iron age. If you looking to stay on the Isle of Mull in a holiday cottage with your family, why not take the little ones trekking on the back of a Shetland pony?
The Perfect Place for Avid Walkers
Another brilliant aspect of the Isle of Mull accommodations which cannot go unmentioned is the incredible scenery which surrounds it. Isle of Mull holiday cottages are very popular amongst walkers because the island's alluring landscape can be compared to no other, at any time of year. This place of natural beauty is bounding with rolling hills and beautiful forests. It is also a top sight to catch a glimpse of rarely-seen wildlife, such as sea eagles. With a seemingly endless expanse of dense woods and wide lochs covering the island's open terrain, there are all sorts of opportunities. The area is also teeming with wildlife, from dolphins and otters, to the largest concentration of eagles in the UK, making the Isle of Mull a fantastic place for families who enjoy seeing wildlife or more experienced birdwatchers and walkers alike.
If you want to do some travelling in other parts of the picturesque North of Scotland, why not visit Fort William nearby? Alternatively make a trip down to Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland and explore Loch Lomond along the way.