The Isle of Mull
Mull, Ulva, Gometra, Iona and Erraid
By Terry Marsh
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.
Seasonswalking possible throughout the year, although the winter months call for winter mountaineering skills and equipment on the higher mountains
CentresTobermory; 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
Difficultyfew technical difficulties; walks cross rough, trackless terrain requiring walkers to be properly equipped and able to use map and compass
Must SeeMull'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
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Dr Terry Marsh is a Lancashire-based award-winning writer and photographer who specialises in the outdoors, the countryside, walking and travel worldwide. He has been writing books since the mid-1980s, and is the author of over 100 titles.
Terry holds a PhD in Historical Geography and a Master of Arts degree (with Distinction) in Lake District Studies, is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (FSA Scot), a member of the National Union of Journalists, and an Honorary Life Member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.
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