Walking

Please click here for important safety advice for all walks.

For details of other walks on the island, or if you would just like some advice, please contact Explore Mull on 01688 302875.

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Cill an Ailein

This is a lovely circular woodland walk which takes you through to the old graveyard of Cill an Ailein. This short attractive stroll takes you through the conifer plantation where there are also native species such as birch, hazel and willow. READ MORE

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Ben More

Ben More or "great mountain" in Gaelic is the highest mountain and only Munro on the Isle of Mull. It is the highest peak in the Inner Hebrides outwith the Isle of Skye. The mountain is situated in the south of the island, above the shores of Loch na Keal. READ MORE

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MacKinnon's Cave

Steeped in myth and magic and with great geological and topographical fascination, the short walk to MacKinnon’s Cave can be a testing scramble over muddy ground and a large boulder beach before the entrance to the cave is reached. READ MORE

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Kilvickeon Old Church & Beach

This is a delightful short walk which takes in a fabulous beach and the haunting ruin of Kilvickeon Old Parish Church and Cemetery. Turn off the Craignure to Fionnphort road just before Bunessan, signposted to Scoor. Keep going along a gravel road at the end of which is parking space. READ MORE

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Carsaig Arches

Please be aware that, although popular, this is a difficult walk and should only be attempted by experienced walkers who do not have a fear of vertiginous drops. The terrain is very uneven and involves some clambering over boulders. Often the path is nothing more than a goat track. READ MORE

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Calgary Bay

Calgary Bay is accessed by the winding B8073 road which goes through Dervaig from Tobermory. There is a car park and picnic area on the machair, the area of dunes and fertile grassland backing onto the beach which is listed in the top 20 beaches in the country. READ MORE

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Safety Recommendations

Always be prepared for challenging weather, especially in winter. Conditions can vary dramatically from seashore to mountain top, and even in spring and summer, the hills can be very cold. Warm and waterproof clothing, a map, compass and good navigation skills are essential. READ MORE