The Isle of Mull is one of the UK's best wildlife watching destinations. From whales and sharks, to puffins and Eagles there's so much to explore. Below are some of our local favourites, click here to see many more.
Staffa Island & Lunga
Visit the unique basalt formation of Staffa Island and finagls's Cave, the wonderful puffins on Lunga and The Treshnish Isles, from nearby Ulva Ferry. Established in 1973, they are a family run business.
Multi national award-winning wildlife tours and expeditions. Join Ewan for a land-based wildlife adventure to discover the Isle of Mull and the Ardnamurchan Peninsula. Explore some of Scotland’s finest wild areas, searching for iconic species such as Golden Eagle, White-Tailed Eagle, Otter, Hen Harrier, Red Deer and many more.
The West Coast of Mull has access to some of the best scenery in Scotland and without doubt some of the best wildlife in Europe. Being home to the majestic white tailed eagle and the iconic golden eagle Mull is often called eagle island. Mull Charters run special trips to see and photograph white tailed eagles fishing in their natural environment, based at nearby Ulva Ferry.
The Wildlife Adventure is a fun-filled cruise to give the whole family a taste of whale watching. Minke whales, basking sharks, dolphins, eagles, seals and a variety of seabirds are all regularly spotted in the waters we will be covering, at various times through the season.
Mull includes some of the wildest coastal scenery in the UK as well as many grand mountains, pretty villages and stunning sandy beaches. Below are some of our favourite local walks, but please click here to see more walks on Mull.
Hike to the summit of this Hebridean giant and gaze out over island-strewn sea lochs and beach-straddled peninsulas – a fitting reward for conquering one of Scotland’s finest, and Mull's only Munro.
This superb circular walk takes in an interesting section of coastline on the Treshnish peninsula. It includes cliff scenery, a chance to see wildlife, evocative abandoned villages and the legendary whisky cave - where the finest moonshine on Mull was produced.
MacCulloch's Fossil Tree is a geological wonder at the western tip of the Ardmeanach Peninsula. The walk to it is both remote and challenging (and no place for those with a fear of heights!) It is set amidst stunning coastal scenery.
Mull is well known for its stunning beaches. Below are a few of our favourite spots nearest to Torloisk. Click here to see more stunning beaches around the Isle of Mull.
Haunting ruined settlements, iron-age forts and the amazing white shell sand beach of Calgary Bay make this one of the most photographed places on the Isle of Mull. It is very accessible from Torloisk (10 minute drive) and there is a coffee shop and gallery close by.
Named Black Beach, after the color of the sand, ground from Basalt, this is Torloik;s very own beach and is right on the doorstep. It is one of the island's less known beaches so you can be almost guaranteed to have it to yourself.
Home to Clan Maclean, Mull has a fascinating history and heritage. It also and offers a lot for those culture vultures amongst us. Click here to see more.
For over 700 years, Duart Castle, the seat of Clan Maclean, has dominated the view to the Sound of Mull and Loch Linnhe with its huge curtain walls and solid keep. Tour the Castle, explore the grounds and learn more about the Clan.
Iona is known as the “cradle of Christianity”, because of the link with St Columba. This attracts thousands of pilgrims each year, not only for religion, but also to soak in the unspoiled natural environment and atmosphere of peace and tranquillity.
With a seasonal display of local marine life that is returned to the sea every few weeks, no two visits will be the same. Our events programme is sure to keep the whole family entertained, from feeding displays to craft activities and even our daily touchpool demonstrations.