Discovering Argyll, Mull & Iona

by Willie Orr

Publisher: Hyperion Books

Written in English
Published: Pages: 200 Downloads: 895
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Subjects:

  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Scotland,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History - General History
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11657515M
ISBN 100859762696
ISBN 109780859762694

  Wonderful ferry ride from Oban to the Isle of Mull (1 hour), then motor coach across the island of Mull (1 hour) (with commentary by the driver), Small boat to Staffa (very big swells)(about 30 minutes each way with 1 hour on the island), and then to Iona, with 3 hours on the island.4/5(). Just forty minutes from Oban by ferry, Mull is by far the most accessible of the Hebrides. As so often, first impressions largely depend on the weather – it’s the wettest of the Hebrides (and that’s saying something) – as without the sun the large tracts of moorland, particularly around the island’s highest peak, Ben More (ft), can appear bleak and unwelcoming. The Isle of Mull has some of the finest scenery and liveliest happenings of all Scotland’s Islands. From the ridges of Ben More, the inky crags of Burg lead to white sand beaches. Pink granite cliffs ring the turquoise waters of the bay this gorgeous Inner Hebrides Island is close to perfect. W alking in N orth M ull is a guidebook to walks in the northern part of the Isle of Mull. There are 24 walks, including Ben More, described in the book and it is illustrated with line drawings, maps and black and white photographs. Authors: Olive Brown and Jean Whittaker. ISBN:

  Day 1 - Edinburgh to oban. takes you north past Stirling Castle, and then west to Scotland's first National Park around Loch Lomond, and the bonny will travel through the impressive mountains of the West Highlands through the magnificent white-washed 18th Century town of Inveraray, home to the Campbell Clan and the Duke of afternoon will be spent in the heart . Local Government & Police. Argyll and Bute Council: [email protected] Tel: Kilmory, Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 8RT. We'll spend the next four days in beautiful Oban, with two included excursions discovering the beauty of the Scottish Highlands. We visit the stunning Isle of Mull, before continuing to Staffa and immense Fingal's Cave, finally we travel to Iona, known as a place of peace and tranquility which will contrast greatly with the wildness of the seas. Brandon Mull has 56 books on Goodreads with ratings. Brandon Mull’s most popular book is Fablehaven (Fablehaven, #1).

Mull has some great restaurants and we are spoilt for choice! Beaches are everywhere around Mull and one of the best known is Calgary Bay Beach, the namesake of the Canadian city in Alberta Province. We will spend some time also discovering the taste of Mull visiting some of .   Mull and Iona are perhaps the most outstanding of Hebridean Islands and they are bountiful in almost every way. The scale and diversity of their landscape and their unique and captivating heritage is without doubt simply breathtaking In this extensive photo essay by leading landscape photographer Allan Wright we explore not only their magnificence and sheer beauty but also a more 5/5(4). Iona, the beautiful Hebridean island that sits just off the south western-most tip of Mull, is just one and a half miles wide by three miles long. Despite its size, this small island has played a major role in Scotland’s history. It’s home to Iona Abbey, one of Scotland’s most historic and sacred sites. The abbey was founded by St Columba.

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Download Mull and Iona are two of the most visited islands in Scotland, and have played a central role in the history of the country. As the cradle of Christianity in Scotland, Iona has been a place of pilgrimage for almost 1, years and was a beacon of intellectual light during the Dark Ages, when magnificent works such as the Book of Kells were crafted by the monks of the abbey founded by.

Mull and Iona are two of the most visited islands in Scotland, and have played a central role in the history of the country. As the cradle of Christianity in Scotland, Iona has been a place of pilgrimage for almost 1, years and was a beacon of intellectual light during the Dark Ages, when magnificent works such as the Book of Kells were crafted by the monks of the abbey founded by St Columba.

Pilgrimage to Iona: Discovering the Ancient Secrets of the Sacred Isle. The Book of Iona: An Anthology. by Robert Crawford. Kindle $ $ 99 $ $ Northern Argyll: A Pictorial Souvenir: From Loch Lomond to Mull and Iona (Picturing Scotland) Hardcover More Buying Choices $ (4 used offers).

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The Isle of Mull is the second largest island of the Inner Hebrides, off the west coast of Scotland in the council area of Argyll and Bute. Mull is the fourth largest Scottish island and has an area of square miles. The coastline of Mull is almost miles long. The population of Mull, Iona and Ulva is around 1, people which is probably doubled in the summer because of the many.

Mull, Iona & Staffa by Brooks J.A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Iona. Duke of Argyll, David Douglas.

Iona: A Guide and Brief History. Gore, Charles, Finlay Ross Ltd The Iona Marble Quarry. Viner, D, New Iona PressISBN Iona to Ardnamurchan by Mull, Coll, and Tiree. Thomson, D P, Crieff Island Britain. Crookston, P (Ed), Book Club AssociatesCN Books set in Isle of Mull, Scotland: [Kidnapped, Arcadia, Keep the Midnight Out, Jarvisfield, The Heart of a Highlander, Mull and Iona: Highwa.

Iona not only became a place of pilgrimage, but also a centre for learning and culture, with its monks producing some of the world’s earliest illuminated manuscripts, including the Book of Kells. Between and Vikings raided Iona on 3 occasions during which the.

Visit Mull and Iona. 4, likes 1, talking about this. A new and exciting Destination Marketing Organisation for the Isles of Mull & IonaFollowers: 5K. A former shepherd, actor, counsellor, teacher and columnist, Willie Orr was born in Ireland but now lives in Scotland.

Willie has published several non-fiction books, Deer Forests, Landlords and Crofters, Discovering Argyll, Mull and Iona, ‘The Highland Sporting Estate’ in Farming and the Land. Mull & Iona Lomond Books are the leading Scottish book wholesaler, Publisher and distributor in Scotland for Scottish interest product aimed at the tourism, heritage and gift market.

We provide a vast range of Scottish books, maps, calendars, postcards, greetings c. On our third day of Scotland we went on a tour to the Isle of Mull, Staffa, and Iona with Staffa Tours.

It was so much fun. Even though the weather wasn't the best we still got to. Find inspiration for discovering the best of what the Isle of Mull and Iona has to offer with our insightful guides.

Stay. Stay in a traditional Scottish castle, camp beside the wild and windswept Atlantic Ocean and just about anything in between. Explore like a local with insightful guides for discovering our beautiful islands. A former shepherd, actor, counsellor, teacher and columnist, Willie Orr was born in Ireland but now lives in Scotland.

Willie has published several non-fiction books, Deer Forests, Landlords and Crofters, Discovering Argyll, Mull and Iona, ‘The Highland Sporting Estate’ in Farming and the Land. His regular column in The Scotsman ran from October to August entitled, The Rural. The Mull and Iona Association.

likes 2 talking about this. The association gives natives and friends of Mull & Iona a chance to meet together - helping foster the arts, music & literature of Followers: Tobermory (/ ˌ t oʊ b ər ˈ m ɔːr i /; Scottish Gaelic: Tobar Mhoire) is the capital, and until the only burgh on, the Isle of Mull in the Scottish Inner is located on the east coast of Mishnish, the most northerly part of the island, near the northern entrance of the Sound of village was founded as a fishing port in ; its layout was based on the designs of Council area: Argyll and Bute.

Rome2rio makes travelling from Island of Mull to Iona easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world.

Find all the transport options for your trip from Island of Mull to Iona right here. Aros Mains, Aros, Isle of Mull, PA72 6JP. Comprising The Apartment and Dairy Cottage, both sleeping up to 5 guests, and Castle cottage, sleeping up to 3, Aros Mains is located at the end of a quiet road, two miles North of the village of Salen and only minutes drive from the island's capital, Tobermory.

Iona (Scottish Gaelic: Ì Chaluim Chille, sometimes simply Ì) is a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the Ross of Mull on the western coast of is mainly known for Iona Abbey, though there are other buildings on the Abbey was a centre of Gaelic monasticism for three centuries and is today known for its relative tranquility and natural nates: 56°20′N 6°25′W / °N °W.

Iona sits less than a mile off the south western-most tip of Mull. This tiny island, a cradle of Christianity in Great Britain, is a place of pilgrimage for many. The ruins of the medieval abbey, established by St Columba when he arrived here from Ireland in his coracle inare utterly absorbing.

Answer 1 of 9: Hi I will be in Oban in early June on a Tuesday (whole day free). I will be with another person. The 2 of us would like to do a ferry trip to Isle of Staffa to see Fingal's Cave, and if possible, do at least other isles on this same trip. More info about travel to Iona and Mull: Regardless of the weather, a tour of Scotland's Iona and M.

The key feature on Mull and Iona dating from the Palaeozoic (Permian) era, million years ago was the formation of dyes or dikes which can be seen all over the islands.

In geological terms, a dike is a sheet of rock that formed in a fracture in a pre-existing rock body. Buy Mull and Iona (Pevensey Island Guide) (Pevensey Island Guides) 2nd Revised edition by Macnab, P.A. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(32).

We did the Mull, Staffa and Iona trip. Well organised and times clearly stated by staff. Mull is just breathtakingly beautiful, unspoilt, Staffa magnificent, the weather was too rough to land but we got up close, just thrilling it was, Iona finished off a perfect day,we would do this trip again tomorrow, splendid, Just one small qualm, would have liked the interesting commentary on Mull a 5/5().

Amongst the Inner Hebrides, off the West Coast of Scotland lie the Isle of Mull and Isle of Iona. Together with Mull’s idyllic offshore islands, they provide an outstanding abundance of scenery, culture and wildlife to discover.

Find accommodation, things to do, guides and inspiration for your trip. Mull & Iona, Isles of Enchantment. Experience the very different atmospheres of two captivating islands, separated by a narrow strip of water.

Your twin-centre break begins with three nights on the Isle of Mull – either right in the heart of Tobermory’s stunning harbourfront or you could choose a beautiful Scottish castle perched by the coastline.

Argyll, Mull & Iona (4 Days) – Overview Day 1 Leave Glasgow and travel north via Loch Lomond and take the road west over the Rest and be Thankful mountain pass. Proceeding to Loch Fyne we come to the town of Inverary.

This once important main town of Argyllshire has its main attraction of Inverary Castle. Join us on a guided Scottish Wildlife holiday with a difference. We will be exploring the spectacular island of Mull, Staffa & Iona, home to iconic animals such as Dolphins, Sea Eagles and Whales.

Cosy accommodation in handpicked local hotels with the best in Scottish hospitality. Wildlife holiday Mull, 5/5(5).Mull, Iona & Highlands 4 Day Tour 4 Day tour that encompasses the isles of Mull and Iona as well as the glories of the Western Highlands.

Departs from Edinburgh on Tuesdays through summer with 3 .Iona. by ARGYLL, Duke of. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at