It is a few years ago since Mike and I last visited the Isle of Mull and the way things are going, it will be a few more years before we get to visit again.

Our journey to Oban from our home town in Cheshire, took us about 5 hours 30 minuties, travelling a total of 320 miles. The scenery, thankfully, is very pleasant and picturesque and to me, there is nothing about this type of journey that is unpleasant.

Once we arrived in Oban, we headed straight to the ferry port to catch the boat to Craignure. This journey takes approximately 46 minutes, which again, is a pleasant route to be on.

Once we arrived in Mull, we had a little bit of a drive to get to the very tip of the island to a place called Fionnphort. This indeed, is my little bit of heaven. I cannot describe the feeling of tranquility and calm that this place embraces you with.

Just to the left of Fionnphort is Fidden Farm where we set up our camp for a few days. It is a very raw and natural campsite that is situated right on the beach and has the most stunning of views. This is where we set up camp and enjoyed our first evening eating campfire food, watching the sun set over the nearby island of Iona while enjoying a little drink or two.

Fidden Farm Camp Site

Fionnphort is a small village which is ideal for walking with routes that have the best view points ever. Wildlife is also abundant and easy to observe in this area. 

There is a busy little ferry port here also for trips to the Islands of Iona and Staffa. Iona is a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the Ross of Mull on the western coast of Scotland

After our idyllic stay at Fionnphort, we packed up and drove to the absolute beautiful village of Tobermory which is a little fishing port that was built in the late 18th century. It is now the main town on Mull and is very popular with tourists. The town is adorned with brightly painted buidings and shops along the main street and the harbour is always busy with fishing boats, yachts and the ferry that runs to and from Kilchoan.

A View of the Picturesque Tobermory

Our trip to Mull was most definitely one of the most memorable ever for me and it is a trip that I would like to do again one day in the future. Hopefully it will be sooner rather than later 🙂

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