Walking Mull


 Wonderful coastal walking on Magical Isle of Mull and Spiritual Isle of Iona

Isle of Mull Kilpatrick Burg Ardmeanach Loch Scridain

Kilpatrick Bay Ross of Mull looking North East to Ardmeanach, and Burg Peninsular

Walking on the beautiful Isle of Mull and Isle of Iona and especially the rugged spectacular hills and coasts of the Ross of Mull is fun, challenging, and uplifting. John and Jane with their dogs Megan and Lainie at Seaview B and B accommodation have walked all of the walks on this page plus many more we have yet to detail and describe. Seaview bed and breakfast is a member of the Walkers Welcome scheme run by Visit Scotland. This means you can be assured of an extra warm welcome, somewhere to dry out your clothes and boots, a laundry service, packed lunches and hot flasks, advice, guidance and information on all walks in the area plus much more. We have OS maps and guide books for you to use. We understand your needs after a days walking and do our best to relieve the aches, pains and tired feet. For information as a walker enjoying access to some of the most beautiful scenic landscapes and seascapes  in the world visit Scotland's Open Access Code Further information for walkers can be found on the following websites: Mull Magic ;  Walking World ; Mountaineering Scotland ; Walking Highlands; The Stevenson Way  Our walks from Seaview B and B are listed below handpicked by John and Jane who have walked them all!                                                                                                           reserve accommodation at Seaview     reserve with mobile     

Creich Fionnphort Loch Pottie to Burg and Ben More

Creich Loch Pottie Burg and Benmore a walkers paradise

 Ardalanish Beach Isle of Mull

Walk 1 Ardalanish and Uisken Beaches

Two fairly easy splendid beach walks close to each other with special interest geology, fabulous views, west coast machair wildflower habitat and historical sites through the agesWellies, trainers and walking boots dependent on whether you leave the beach area or not.



Burg from Ardtin Isle of Mull

Burg Cliffs from Ardtun

Walk 2 Ardtun-Fossil leaf Beds and Columnar Basalt Cliffs

An  easy short coastal walk below and above basalt cliffs with interesting geology and spectacular views. Ground tending to be wet and slippery, good waterproof walking boots required.







Camus Tuath Isle of MullWalk 3

Camus Tuath (North Bay) and Market Bay

A short walk across open moor land on the Ross of Mull to a narrow bay. A bonnie quiet spot with historic cottages and quarry used for lighthouse building and thereafter to a secluded royal beach-Market . Good stout walking footwear, waterproof for the Market Bay Section





Carsaig Arches Isle of MullWalk 4

 Carsaig Sea Arches- geological wonder

A long walk below the dramatic Carsaig Cliffs taking in the spectacular sea views, cliffs and varying wildlife arriving at the natural basalt Carsaig arches of Malcolm's Point, another geological wonder of Mull. A very challenging walk for the serious walker only!






Erraid Isle of MullWalk 5

 Erraid a tidal island with history

An excursion to the tidal island lying just off the south west corner of the Ross of Mull. It has historical connections with the relatives of the famous writer Robert Louis Stevenson, who was part of the 'Stevenson lighthouse family' and who was best known for his adventure stories  'Kidnapped' and Treasure Island. Relatively easy walk requiring waterproof foot wear but a knowledge of tide conditions and times essential, John can help with this




Iona Nunnery Isle of IonaWalk 6

 North Walk-Historic Iona Nunnery, Abbey, Dun I and powder white Beaches

A gentle walk visiting some of the major historical sites in Scotland as well as enjoying some of the most beautiful powder white sandy beaches and unusual maritime scenery in the world.






Isle of IonaWalk 6a

 Iona West and South Walk The Isle of Columba and Marble Quarry

A more strenuous walk for the more fitter amongst you, west across the machair to the Bay at the back of The Ocean and then on to the south coast to Columba's Bay with perhaps a visit to the Iona Marble Quarry for the hardier walker. Walking boots a must






Shiaba to Malcoms Point Isle of MullWalk 7:

 Kilvickeon Medieval Church spectacular beaches and Shiba Township                                                                                                                     

 Magnificent varied and scenic coastal walk to a medieval church, cemetery and spectacular beaches and a ruined village. Long walk of varying terrain moderate difficulty due to length





Kintra Isle of MullWalk 8:

 Kintra old fishing village to Braighcreich Township

A short easy walk from a picturesque ex fishing village to a peaceful valley and deserted island township. Waterproof  boots recommended.






Loch Buie Isle of MullWalk 9:

 Lochbuie Standing Stones, Moy Castle,Laggan Sands, St Kilda Church

Combine a day out with a drive to Loch Buie and two short walks and a longer walk to the Standing Stones and the Maclaine stronghold of Moy Castle in the scenic and historic glen of Lochbuie plus a longer walk to Laggan Sands and ancient Maclaine Mausoleum.  All three walks are in the setting of the magnificent backdrop of Ben Buie. Reasonably easy walk, waterproof footware





Fionnphort Isle of MullWalk 10:

 Fionnphort Beach-Tormore Pier and Beach and Toremore Quarry

A short rugged coastal walk along the scenic Fionnphort powder white beach . Enjoy stunning seascapes and views to Iona and Abbey and explore the history of the Tormore Quarries. Moderate difficulty






Burg Ardmeanach Fossil Tree Isle of MullWalk 11:

Ardmeanach, Burg, Fossil Tree area of special scientific interest and National Scenic Area

A 10 mile all day excursion on the Ardmeanach Peninsular where eagle soar, goats cling to the magnificient Burg cliffs, an Iron age fort with  fabulous views of Loch Scridain and The Ross of Mull and finally down a ladder to McCullochs fossil tree. For the serious walker  






Tireragan Township Knockvoligan Isle of MullWalk 12

Tireragan nature reserve, township and Traigh Ghael Beach                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

A rugged 3 to 4 hour walk taking in a nature reserve, historic abandoned townships, wonderful panoramas of the Ross of Mull, and the most remote and picturesque beach on Mull. For the adventurous walker and the starting point relatively near Seaview bed and breakfast.





MacKinnon's Cave, Gribun , Isle of Mull , Hebrides

the cave and waterfall at low tide

Walk 13 

MacKinnons Cave A very difficult 2 hour walk for the fit walker, along the top of a  rocky boulder strewn shoreline with the spectacular grand basalt Gribun cliffs above you to the deepest cave in the Hebrides which is tidal and can only be reached from half to low tide. You must time the walk for a receding tide by looking at the tide tables before you set off. The seascapes to the islands of Inch Kenneth, Staffa, Treshnish and Iona are superb.





Ben More Mull

Ben More and Mull Hills

Walk 14  Ben More 

 Mulls only Munro,Munro baggers often climb it last because of its isolation, a mountain over 3000 feet, You must be fit with walking boots, layers of clothing , GPS, compass etc, be able to map read and get yourself off a mountain when it clouds over. Two main routes one easier than the other depending on experience. as described on link page. The views from the top are breathtaking and you can see Ireland,the outer Hebrides,Ben Nevis, The Cairngorms and The Paps of Jura from the summit.




Last updated 30/12/2016