Bed & Breakfast
Isle of Mull | Argyll
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Enjoy a warm,
uniquely Scottish welcome
in the 19th century Hebridean cottage
home of John & Jane Noddings,
renowned world wide for our hospitality
and award winning customer care.
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View from the
breakfast room and front facing bedrooms at Seaview overlooking the beach and the Sound of Iona to Iona
Bed and Breakfastaccommodation is a traditional
style Hebridean cottage
built in the 1860's from local Ross of Mull pink granite and is the
closest 4 star Gold en-suite
accommodation to the Iona and
Staffa ferries. We are a minute's walk from both ferries, and
ideally located in the heart of the village of Fionnphort (gateway to
the Sea Kingdom and the Isle of Iona),
close to all the local village amenities.
Seaview is run by husband and wife team John and Jane Noddings, ably
assisted by their chocolate Labrador Retriever Megan and joined in
October 2010 by one of Megan's daughter's
Lainie. John and Jane
honour a long tradition of Hebridean hospitality and make every effort
to ensure your stay is as
comfortable, relaxing and enjoyable as possible. Many of our guests tell
us how reassuring it is for them on their arrival here at Seaview that not only
do we meet their expectations but we often exceed them as well, and our website accurately reflects what we say we can
and will offer our guests. We look forward to helping you get the most
from your stay.
Established since 1990, Seaview
is an award winning VisitScotland quality assured
accommodation provider and has been the
holder of the Gold Award
Green Business Tourism Schemesince
August 2005in recognition of our excellent environmentally and ecologically
friendly business practices. We are the only 4 star Gold bed & breakfast with
a Gold Green Tourism Business Award on the Ross of Mull, and only one of
two throughout the whole of Scotland.
in the heart of the village of Fionnphort, conveniently located between The Ferry
Shop & Post Office and The Keel Row restaurant and pub. The bus
stop is one minute’s walk away and you can park
your car on our private off-road car park in front of the house. Through the windows, you can gaze for
hours upon the white sands of the beach below and across the azure blue waters
of the Sound of Iona to the historic Iona Abbey and Treshnish Isles
five cozy “island” bedrooms,
Staffa, Soa, Lunga, Iona and Erraid are all
individually furnished and decorated providing all the home comforts you
would expect, and, if the weather turns a little stormy, then you are
welcome to spend the day browsing through our fine library of Scottish
and local history books and guides or relax and enjoy the panoramic
views across the Sound of
Iona to the Abbey and
If you know the story
of Fingal the giant, who strode from the giants causeway in Ireland to
our nearby magical Isle of Staffa, then you will know of
our very own legendary Fingal's Breakfast remembered and
enjoyed by all who pass this way.
(Click on the image of Fingal to see him eating his
Our hearty, scrumptious breakfasts and seasonal specials are without a doubt the
perfect start to the day, designed to set you up for hours of
exploration, discovery and adventure on this wondrous magical island of
are served at Seaview
during the Spring, Autumn and
Winter months (by prior arrangement only) - traditional, wholesome, delicious, home cooked food using fresh,
local and seasonal produce. As part of our Green
Business ethos, we are members of the
Slow Food Business Supporters Schemewhereby we have made a commitment to use local organic food whenever possible
and believe in supporting our farmers and crofters, fishermen and other
food producers on the island. This helps to reduce our carbon footprint
and cuts down on 'food miles' which in turn means that the food is
fresher and tastes much better. Our specialty is SeafoodDinners -
quoted by one guest on
tripadvisor 'as one of the
best he had in Scotland' - and having dined at two of the best seafood
restaurants in the whole of Scotland this guest claims we were better!
locally caught, available by request and subject to the day's catch at the pier.
Between May and August, evening meals are available from either the pub and restaurant next door
or other good
restaurants in the area which we are happy to recommend and make
reservations for you.
the magical islands of Mull, Iona,Staffa,Treshnish,
Ulva, Gometra and
Inch Kenneth all with their own unique charm
and history. We can help you plan
your itinerary so that you see as much as you can while you are here.
minute’s stroll to the pier and you catch the ferry to St Columba’s
Iona, but why not also catch the boat to Fingal’s puffin covered Isle
For links through to boat trips out to Staffa and the Treshnish Isles
have a look at our
- with John's many years experience fishing and sailing around these
waters he will advise on weather and sea conditions for you on your arrival and
recommend when the best time would be to go and then arrange your trip for you.
(Click on Staffa's photo for a wee surprise
trip to the magical isle itself)
For those of you who love walking, the Ross of Mull has some
great walks on offer to suit all abilities. If you
love the great outdoors, then this is the place to come. We both love walking
and time permitting will spend as much of our spare time out and about - we have
walked the walks on this website and can recommend all, some or the odd walk for
you depending on your ability, time and the weather. Seaview is also a member of
the Walkers Welcome scheme run by Visit Scotland and offer our walking
guests all the facilities required to make your stay as comfortable and
enjoyable as we can.
You can view our
accommodation and find out
more about the stunning scenery, amazing wildlife, fascinating history and
geology of the Isles of Mull and Iona and associated islands. Whether you are
visiting for a short break or staying longer, as a guest at Seaview you are
ideally located to enjoy the spectacular hills, breathtaking coastline and
seascapes and powder white beaches of the Ross of Mull and Isle of Iona. We look
forward to welcoming you to our home at Seaview.
For ferry timetables to and
from the Isle of Mull,
bus timetables from Craignure to Fionnphort
and for other
websites of interest, please click on the links below.