Tobermory, Mull

This morning we departed our lodgings at Craignure and drove north along the east coast of Mull with views of the Sound of Mull. Along the way we encountered a boat ‘graveyard’ and excellent views of the Sound.

Sound of Mull

Boat Graveyard at Salen, Mull

The road lead us to the island’s capital of Tobermory, a colourful village at north of the island which is known for its colourful, pastel coloured waterfront properties. We stopped here for about one hour and explored the local shops.

Tobermory, Mull

Next, we continued our anti-clockwise tour of the island with first stop Calgary Bay which benefits from an extensive, white sand beach.

Calgary Bay, Mull

Next, across the N.W tip of the island via a narrow road to Achleck then south to the Eas Fors waterfall.

Isle of Mull landscape

Eas Fors Waterfall, Mull

Next, we continued round to Salen taking in scenic views of Loch Tuath and Loch na Keal.

Loch Tuath, Mull

Loch na Keal, Mull

After a brief stop at Salen on east coast we drove south to Glenforsa Hotel where we stopped for refreshments and watched light aircraft on the ,local landing strip.

Boeing Trainer from 1940s.

Next, through Craignure to Duart Castle whereupon we became pressed for time and returned to then ferry terminal for our return trip to Oban.

Our final excursion was down the mainland coast to Loch Melfort Hotel and then return to Oban and our lodgings for the night.

Loch Melfort, Scotland

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