Mull.  A fairly near neighbour, famous for the town of Tobermory with its brightly painted facades and travelling cat.  Tobermory is a lovely little place which has a life beyond the tourist  trade, though tourists are important.

A ferry can  take you from there, across the water to Kilchoan on the Ardnamurchan peninsula and then onwards to the most westerly point on the Scottish (and British) mainland.


Somehow I’ve never taken a picture of Tobermory, or the cat.            But I did buy these there


Away from Tobermory there’s lots more of Mull to explore. Castles, beautiful beaches, more ferries, and  smaller islands to explore; one  the holy island of Iona.


We go for day trips and longer stays. We spent our tenth wedding anniversary there. DogStarke loves it too. And what better recommendation can you get?


DogStarke enjoying Calgary beach, that’s white, white sand, not snow

Dog friendly places to stay:

Tiroran House hotel

Isle of Mull Hotel and Spa

Dogs welcome in the bar (food served):

The Mishnish

Getting there:

Calmac ferries

Just some things to see and do: (a small selection of what’s on offer)

Duart Castle

Ardalanish weavers


Ross of Mull historical centre

Iona Abbey


Marina x


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