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These green tourism award-winning eco friendly island cottages are located on the north west of the Isle of Mull, near Calgary Beach - one of the best beaches in Scotland and the UK!
Enjoy the luxury of knowing our welcoming, dog friendly Mull holiday cottages are run in a sustainable way, and that as winners of the UK RSPB Nature of Farming Award in 2011 for wildlife friendly farming you can be assured we care for bio-diversity, wildlife and the environment.
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The Isle of Mull:
The Isle of Mull is one of the largest Inner Hebridean islands off the West Coast of Scotland. It has a beautiful and varied landscape – reflecting in a sense the West Coast in miniature.
With dramatic coastline
surrounding bare, wild mountains; ancient Atlantic oak woodland; farm land; croft land; open hill and moor; peat bog; geometrically shaped off shore islands; roadsides ribboned with wild flowers and spectacular views at every corner; rocky inlets and sheltered coves, last but by no means least some brilliant white sand beaches with crystal clear waters.
The diversity in landscape, and in habitat, ensures plenty of interest for observing birds and other wildlife – as in a relatively small area, like here on Treshnish Farm, you can encounter numerous
The Isle of Mull has become famous for its resident sea eagles as there are several successful breeding pairs on the island –
if you are lucky you may see them here at Treshnish.
The farm and holiday cottages are situated on Treshnish
Point, in a rural area of outstanding natural beauty, abundant with
wildlife, near Calgary, on the north west coast of the island. It is almost an hour's drive from the ferry terminal at Craignure, and 45 minutes from the colourful capital Tobermory.With nearly 4 miles of accessible coastline to explore – it takes
in views from Ulva, Gometra, Iona, Treshnish Islands, Coll, Tiree, Rum,
Eigg, Muck and Skye – and from 'the Cruachan' you can see as far as the
Uists on a clear day and up to Knoydart and Torridon. Within a few miles of Treshnish there are
(Calgary, as well as others) - hidden, and not so hidden, to
discover and we are happy to point you in their direction.Our cottages
are situated on a working farm, and access is along our rough farm track. We try to keep the track in a suitable condition for
ordinary cars - which the majority of our guests drive.
cottage you might choose, there is direct walking access from your
doorstep - you can walk along winding sheep paths on the coast, where
you may see an Otter playing in the shallows; you can try your luck, at
the right time
of year, looking for Basking Sharks or
a passing pod of Porpoises,
and enjoy the extensive and spectacular views out to the Treshnish
Islands as you go.
you can climb the small Cruachan Treshnish and roam across the hill,
peat bog and moor, to enjoy the abundance of wild flowers and the thrill
of bird and wildlife sightings, such as Golden
Eagles soaring overhead and Red Deer
running across the open
you can enjoy and experience the remoteness, knowing that a few minutes
drive away you can eat out at the tearoom at Calgary (3 miles away) or
at the Am Birlinn restaurant (6 miles away at Penmore) on the pretty
road to Dervaig.
most well known of our local beaches is Calgary Beach (voted one of the
World's Top 50 Beaches) - with its clear, shallow turquoise waters
lapping on sparkling white shell sands, perfect for paddling
and for swimming.
At low tide a wide expanse of beach provides the perfect place for
picnics, building sand castles and beach games. There are nesting sand
martins to watch (at a distance please!), oyster catchers and shelduck
to name but a few - and you might see a fin or two from dolphins or
this is a working livestock farm, our cottages are dog friendly! We
welcome well-behaved dogs, but ask you to walk them on a lead around
livestock, on the hill and along the cliffs on the headland.
Places to go:
There are pretty villages (such as Dervaig) and Tobermory, the island's colourful 'capital' with its
uniquely painted seafront and good selection of shops, restaurants, a small Museum and also, now the home of Mull Theatre as well as An Tobar, the venue for art exhibitions and organisers of great musical events throughout the season. Duart Castle is a fortified stronghold in a dramatic location overlooking the Sound of Mull - the seat of Clan MacLean. - it is open to the public and well worth a visit.
Please support local Mull businesses by shopping once you arrive on Mull. Try our new upgraded local shop.
2011 was an Award winning year for us, and we are very proud of our achievements - both on the farm and in the cottages. We have held a Gold Award with the
Green Tourism Business
Scheme for 9 years now, and in 2011 we were delighted and
extremely proud to win two additional GTBS Green Tourism Awards (Goldstar and Best Carbon
Footprint), making us 'one of the top 10 Green Tourism Businesses in the
UK' and the RSPB UK Nature of Farming Award means we can call ourselves the 'UK's most wildlife friendly farmers'! More details here.
Opening Easter 2014:
new venture for Treshnish. On an attractive woodland edge site, with
wonderful views out to sea, three beautifully built and stylishly
furnished wooden 'eco-spaces' (sleeping 2 - 4) will create a romantic,
luxury outdoor living experience - with comfortable beds, superb
insulation and under-floor heating.
A low-impact larch-clad
building will house a shared
communal space with lovely views, comfy sofas beside a woodburning
stove, well appointed kitchen and 2 bathrooms, turf roof and wildlife
wall - with a fire pit and barbecue outside.
Our 'eco-spaces' can
be booked for 2 nights or longer - individually or (2 or 3 of them)
together. Please watch this space, or contact us directly, for further
Treshnish on Youtube: Aerial footage of Mull, including Treshnish/Port Haunn, and BBC Alba re RSPB Nature of Farming
For news of our latest wildlife sightings and records from previous years please look at our MULL WILDLIFE Blog.
For stories and photographs from the farm please have a look at our FARM Blog.
and Haunn Cottages, Treshnish Point, Calgary, Isle of Mull, PA75 6QX.
Tel: +44 (0) 1688 400249