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Walking in South Mull and Iona

Olive Brown

Walking in South Mull and Iona

by Olive Brown

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Published by Oban Times in Oban .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walking -- Scotland -- Strathclyde Region.,
  • Strathclyde Region, Scot. -- Description and Travel -- Guide-books.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibligraphy, p35-36.

    Statementby Olive Brown and Jean Whittaker.
    ContributionsWhittaker, Jean
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA880.S/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17302070M

    South West. South East. London. To find the book, map or guide you are looking for, first select the area you are interested in by moving your mouse over the map and then click on a region to view our range. Walking the Isle of Mull - Ulva, Gometra, Iona and Erraid. This guide offers a comprehensive selection of walking routes on the Isle. Mull, Iona & Staffa (new for ) Join us for a wonderful week exploring the hidden corners of these two amazing Inner Hebridean islands. Mull is wild and beautiful, home to eagles and deer, and its gorgeous west coast has a tremendous feeling of remoteness.

    From the colourful harbour town of Tobermory in the north, to the wild wonderful landscapes of the south. A varied coastline never too far away, the Isle of Mull, offers walkers a dream destination. Absolutely unique isle of Mull Guided walks experiences. The five-day Magical Mull guided walking trip explores a different location each day. Here, you can admire the array of richly coloured pebbles, especially the white and green Iona marble. Or walk up to Dun I "The Hill of Iona" to take in stunning views from the highest point on Iona. As Iona is entirely explored on foot (we leave the bus on Mull) we recommend suitable clothes and shoes for .

    Key Facts. Location: Inner Hebrides, off Mull Size: hectares Terrain: Mostly free-range through grass and dunes. Boggy areas in north and south tips; Access: Ferry from Mull Height gain: metres Map: OS Explorer Starting point: Iona’s ferry pier. Lat/Long , ; GR NM 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.


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Walking in South Mull and Iona by Olive Brown Download PDF EPUB FB2

Walking the coasts, hills and beaches of five islands of the Inner Hebrides: Mull, Ulva, Iona, Erraid and Staffa. Enjoying history, geology and an abundance of wildlife along the way. Stay in luxury hotel accommodation in Tobermory and on the Isle of Iona.

With 3 nights on historic Iona and 4 nights in Mull we provide you with suggested walks each day. The trip includes your return ferry crossings from Oban on the Scottish mainland to Craignure on Mull, the passenger only ferry to Iona and also a boat trip out to the famous Island of Staffa.

The language used is rather stilted however, and so although it is informative the book feels rather dry. There is a companion book in this series, entitled "Walking in South Mull and Iona" which has the same Walking in North Mull is a book of walks, with sketch maps, plus a few poor black and white photographs.1/5.

Iona needs no introduction as it holds a unique place in history and in the hearts of many. This tiny island was home to St Columba, father of Gaelic Scotland and bringer of Christianity to the region, and for centuries it was a religious and cultural centre of great importance.

Today the famous Book of Kells is in Ireland, but the Abbey and community live on, and the illustrious history is. Great little book. A good range of easy walks up to more advanced one's. The book itself is quite small, which isn't a bad thing, and is very colourful and easy to read.

Walks included are North, central, and south mull, Iona and Ulva. It will be perfect for our next break on Mull!/5(47). Isle of Erraid read more. 2 to 3 hours walking to the tidal island lying just off the south west corner of the Ross of Mull. It has historical connections with the relatives of the famous writer Robert Louis Stevenson, who was part of the 'Stevenson lighthouse family' and who was best known for his adventure stories 'Kidnapped' and Treasure Island.

Walking in South Mull and Iona [Olive Brown, Jean Whittaker] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Walking South Mull and Iona. a book for everyone, of whatever age, to enjoy again and again and again.

A book to own and a book to give as a present. What a treat. What is a Whale - A handy guide to the marine mammals of the Hebrides Published by Brown and Whittaker Publishing.

For details of other walks on the island, or if you would just like some advice, please contact Mull Magic Tel: Walk to Burg and Fossil Tree Burg and Fossil Tree This walk is one of the more challenging walks on Mull and it follows the south coast of the Ardmeanach Peninsula.

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.

The Isle of Mull is the second largest of the Inner Hebrides. Perhaps best known for the colourful harbour of Tobermory, its capital at the northern end of the island, Mull has become very popular as a holiday destination, most particularly amongst wildlife enthusiasts.

We help you find the best walking routes on Mull and the neighbouring. 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. This guide to walks on the Isle of Mull contains route maps, photos, and descriptions for each walk. We have graded them, giving you a rough idea of their difficulty in relation to one another.

You will find a wide range, from short family walks on Mull to the more challenging routes such as the climb up Mull's highest mountain, Ben More. You'll need to get to Mull first - the route from Oban to Craignure on Mull takes 46 minutes.

Vehicle reservations are recommended, you can book online on our home page and select buy tickets. From Craignure, either drive or get the bus south west to Fionnphort and take the minute passenger ferry to. The focus of this women's pilgrimage will be on reconnection to your sovereignty as we work with nature and the ancient energies of the sacred Isle of Iona.

Together we will reclaim our power and embrace our sense of wonder and adventure. Our journey will include a mix of traditions old and new; story, song, poetry, ceremony, ritual and "Walking Awake" in and with Nature blended beautifully.

In this book you will find the best walking routes on Mull and the neighbouring islands of Iona and Ulva, both easily reached by short ferry journeys. Mull includes some of the wildest coastal scenery in the country as well as many grand mountains, pretty villages and stunning sandy : Pocket Mountains.

Walking on the Ross of Mull From Achaban House, walking opportunities range from gentle coastal strolls for those just wanting to soak in the scenery, to the challenge of climbing mighty Ben More.

Although the Ross of Mull has few waymarked paths, there are many good walks through breath-taking scenery, where rare wildlife is frequently spotted.

On the Isle of Mull, Loch Spelve has an impressive entrance through a narrow inlet at the settlement of Croggan. The loch extends both north-east and south-west, extending from Kinlochspelve in the south to Ardachoil in the north.5/5(1).

The South East coast is a vital transport hub for Mull, but there are also ancient monuments, coastal walks and stunning secret bays for you to discover.

Salen is the central point in Mull for travelling to all other areas, while Craignure is the busy ferry port for Oban. 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.

Magical Mull, Isle of Iona West Highlands 4 Day Tour Margo Posted on 11/09/ The whole trip was really magical - the route was very interesting. We could admire Glencoe, beautiful views along the road from Ardgour to Lochaline.

We gazed at breathtaking scenery, colorful Tobermory, castles and diverse wildlife on the Isle of Mull.Isle of Mull Tobermory Isle of Iona Cape Verde Cape Verde Accommodation Isle of Lewis Isle of Harris Isle of North Uist Isle of Benbecula Isle of South Uist Almaty Kazakhstan Astana Isle of Barra Hobart Oban Bruny Island Pitlochry India St.

Andrews Callander and the Trossachs Crieff Inverness Edinburgh South Africa Stirling Highland Perthshire.Walking holiday on the isles of Mull, Ulva, Iona and Staffa. Mull is one of the largest of the Hebridean islands but it is bitten into by so many sea lochs that the sight and sound of salt water is never far away.

This makes for a long coastline and, with its high cliffs, sandy and rocky bays, caves and arches there is always something to draw you on around the next corner.