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The Isle of Mull

Mull, Ulva, Gometra, Iona and Erraid

Guidebook describing over 40 walking routes on Scotland's beautiful Isle of Mull, as well as neighbouring Ulva, Gometra, Iona and Erraid. Walks range from 2 to 16 miles and from short circuits to demanding mountain traverses, but without technical difficulties. The Isle of Mull is wild, rugged and great for wildlife spotting.


walking possible throughout the year, although the winter months call for winter mountaineering skills and equipment on the higher mountains


Tobermory; smaller settlements at Dervaig, Salen, the ferryport Craignure, Bunessan and Ffionphort, the ferry point for Iona; accommodation plentiful, but camp sites and budget hostels few and far between


few technical difficulties; walks cross rough, trackless terrain requiring walkers to be properly equipped and able to use map and compass

Must See

Mull's only Munro, Ben More, and a fine cast of lower heights; great glens for linear walks as good as anything on mainland Scotland; spectacular coastline; wildlife
6 Nov 2017
21 Sept 2021
17.20 x 11.60 x 1.20cm

A guidebook to 47 day walks on the Isle of Mull. From short circuits and linear coastal and glen walks to demanding mountain routes, there is something for walkers of all fitness levels and experience on this Inner Hebridean island.

The walks range in length from 5–23km (3–14 miles) and cover Mull as well as the neighbouring islands of Ulva, Gometra, Iona and Erraid.

  • 1:50,000 OS maps included for each walk
  • Detailed information on accommodation and ferry transport
  • Easy access from Tobermory and Craignure
  • Highlights include an ascent of Ben More

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Terry Marsh Cicerone author MARSH

By Terry Marsh

Lancashire-born writer and photographer Dr Terry Marsh specialises in the outdoors and travel. He is the author or revision author/editor of over 100 guidebooks, including the award-winning Cicerone guides to the Coast to Coast Walk (first published in 1993), The Shropshire Way (1999) and Great Mountain Days in the Pennines (2013). Terry has a PhD in Historical Geography and is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS). He is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS), a Life Member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild and Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (FSA (Scot)).

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