Places in Isle of Mull
The road from Tobermory west to Calgary cuts inland, leaving most of Mull's north coast wild and inaccessible. It continues through the settlement of Dervaig to the beach at Calgary. From here onwards you are treated to spectacular coastal views; it's worth doing the route in reverse from Grunart for the best vistas.
Isle of Ulva
Ulva, meaning ‘Wolf’s Island’ in Norse, is a privately owned island on the west coast of Mull. A peaceful place to escape the crowds thronging Mull in the summer, it has good walking and off-road-biking, a 9th-century Viking fort, and an old chapel with a graveyard. It is linked by a bridge to the even more remote Isle of Gometra.
Craignure & Around
There's not much to see at Craignure, but three miles south is Duart Castle, the ancestral seat of the Maclean clan, enjoying a spectacular position on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Sound of Mull. Originally built in the 13th century, it was abandoned for 160 years before a 1912 restoration.
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