According to the census of 1821 Mull and its islands had a population of over 10,000.

Today this has been reduced to 2,700. Apart from Tobermory there are half a dozen other small settlements.

Below is a list of the villages, isleands, their locations and below that, a link to the 'Finder' page.

We use a very useful location mechanism to find both places and properties on Mull, called What3words.

If you re looking for somewhere accurately, then this is the way to do it.  Information at the bottom of the page.

Locations and islands


Islands The islands off and around the Isle of Mull offer fantastic wildlife watching opportunities amidst the most stunning scenery in the British Isles. Eagles, otters, Minke Whales, Puffins, seals and dolphins are often seen. READ MORE

Bunessan on of the southern villages


Bunessan is the largest village on the Ross of Mull and has its own primary school, church, surgery and police station READ MORE



Calgary Bay is located on the north west of Mull about 5 miles beyond Dervaig and 12 miles from the island's capital Tobermory. It is framed by low hills, partly wooded and is the location of a shimmering white shell sand beach. READ MORE


Craignure & Lochdon

Craignure is where the Oban to Mull ferry terminates on the Isle of Mull. Craignure is worth a visit in its own right, whether you are going as a foot passenger or taking your car across for a longer stay on the island. READ MORE



The village of Dervaig, pronounced 'dervig' goes right back to Viking times, and indeed the name Dervaig means 'good inlet' in old Norse. The settlement itself really only goes back to about the time of the first church to be recorded here in the twelve hundreds. READ MORE

What3words find

Find Locations

Find any property or historical location on Mull READ MORE

Fionnphort Bay Isle of Mull


Fionnphort is the principal port of the Ross of Mull, and the second largest villages in the locale. Fionnphort is the base of the ferry service between 'mainland' Mull and Iona, and also boat trips to Staffa. READ MORE



Kintra meaning Gaelic for 'end of the beach' Kintra is a very picturesque little hamlet and is worth a visit,Read more » READ MORE



The village of Lochbuie is situated at the head of Loch Buie on the south coast of the Isle of Mull some 14 miles from the ferry terminal at Craignure. The area is renowned for its scenic landscape, shimmering beaches, abundant wildlife. READ MORE



Salen, on the east coast of Mull lies at the narrowest point on the island, halfway between Craignure and Tobermory. It was built around 1800 by General Lachlan Macquarie, former Governor of New South Wales and known as 'Father of Australia'. READ MORE

Tobermory one of the largest villages


Tobermory was the setting for the BBC children's programme Balamory and is the main village on Mull.  After the initial success of these programmes in Britain, Balamory is now reaching a new audience in Australia.   Wildlife trips and a range of facilities.  READ MORE

Web: http://www.tobermory.co.uk

Isle of Ulva

Ulva Ferry

Ulva Ferry as its name suggests, is where you catch the small ferry over to the Isle of Ulva, as well as boat trips to Staffa and Lunga,  This is one of the smallest villages on Mull and one of the locations that is quickly developing.  READ MORE

What3words find

what3words locations

To find out more about this amazing app and our intention to make Mull the first what3word island. READ MORE