Aros Mains Recommended Links
Richard Kellett Photography
Also based at Aros Mains, Richard is available across Scotland for Weddings, Events or Commercial projects. Why not make your stay on Mull more memorable with a bespoke family or individual photo shoot in a stunning location! See the website for further details or to purchase any of Richard’s stunning landscapes. http://www.richardkellettphotography.com
Radical Events - we're out there
Offering next generation experiences Radical Events is out there providing innovative and exhilarating events and consultancy which inspire and fulfil all those who are touched by them. Revolutionary in its brand and operations Radical Events will offer a new kind of event experience targeting those modern adventure loving people out there who want something special from an event.
North West Mull Community Woodland Company
The North West Mull Community Woodland Company was formed in 2005 to purchase the Woodlands of Langamull and West Ardhu on the island of Mull. The company has charitable status and its chief raison d'etre is to provide community benefit through the development of affordable housing, environmental improvement and social enterprise.
Virtual tour of Mull
Take a tour of the stunning Hebridean Isle of Mull.
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2300 Club - Tour of Mull
We are a group of motor sport enthusiasts based in Blackburn, England. Each year in October we organise a car rally on the Isle of Mull in the Scottish Hebrides (The "Tour of Mull").
Mull Highland Games
Erray Park, Tobermory
Thursday the 20th July 2006
Highland Games commence 10:30 am approx
According to your interests, the islands of Mull and Iona can be a wilderness awaiting discovery, a sporting paradise, a haven of peace and relaxation or simply a charming and beautiful centre for a Highland holiday away from the cares and pressures of modern life.
Mull and Iona Chamber of Commerce
This site is produced by the Mull and Iona Chamber of Commerce. It provides information and listings for holiday accommodation and things to see and do on Mull and Iona.
Mull Genealogy - for those with family links with the island
1855 being the first year of Civil Registration in Scotland, the Registrar devised an over-elaborate form of record, which had to be abandoned the following year. With such a feast of facts in 1855, it is often of great value to have a sibling born, married or dead in 1855, as that will give you many insights about your own ancestor, and more information than you'd get in the ancestor's own death. These 1855 b,m & d records are often called 'extended records', and are a real godsend.
Lost Townships, Silent Voices: a field study of Mull comprises the notes made by Meg Douglass, a former Head Teacher at Ulva Primary School, and her late husband Roy. The meticulously catalogued labour of love took forty years to complete. During that time the couple walked many miles around the island, recording sites of ruins, taking photographs, noting measurements and analysing the use made of the buildings that remained.
The result is a comprehensive account of 160 deserted townships, together with map references, descriptions of locations and identification of various extant ruins.
Graham Ritchie, former Head of Archaeology at the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland and author of many books, has described the research as "a remarkable endeavour" and maintains that its publication lays "a further building block in the understanding of the history of Mull".
At the launch Eleanor Harris, Local Studies Librarian for Argyll and Bute Council, said, "I am delighted that we have been able to publish this book. It is the culmination of a lifetime’s study, brought to life with photographs and maps, and now accessible to the public." It is already proving popular with historians and local people alike, and copies have been requested from as far afield as Canada and Australia.
Lost Townships, Silent Voices [£20 + p&p] is available from:
Argyll and Bute Library Service, Highland Avenue, Sandbank, Dunoon PA23 8PB. Tel: 01369 703214 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meg Douglass, local historian and genealogist, can be contacted directly on: 01680 300 462 or by email: email@example.com
Scotland the Movie - Mull
Part of the appeal of movies filmed in Scotland is the spectacular scenery of mountains and lochs seen in the background and in some cases center stage of many movies. Leading to the perennial question: "where was that scene filmed?"
Scotland the Movie Location Guide seeks to answer that question. It is the most complete and detailed guide to Scottish filming locations available anywhere - either on the internet or in book format. It is fully illustrated with maps and many photographs to enable anyone to visit the filming locations either on the ground or on a virtual tour. You can look for movie locations either by name of the movie or via one of the many interactive location maps available.
Turus Mara offer a cultural aspect to their cruises.
One of few tourism activity operations run by an indigenous family - part of the commentary will usually be in Gaelic, the original language of the West Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Amongst the many "possibles" on your days journey on the edge of the Atlantic are Golden and Sea Eagles, otters, whales, dolphins and porpoises.
We offer discounts to those who can speak the language.
Penmore Mill, Dervaig, Isle of Mull, PA75 6QS
Free Phone: 08000 85 87 86
Wings over Mull - Birds of Prey & Conservation Centre
Wings Over Mull is home to a varied collection of birds of prey from around the globe with daily flying displays and a visitor’s centre housing a wealth of information on conservation, rehabilitation, local initiatives and the history of falconry. The Centre currently has over 40 birds from 25 different species including all the British owls and falcons.
For further information contact:
At 'Island Encounter' Richard Atkinson can offer you one of the most exciting and satisfying wildlife days out to be had in the United Kingdom.
Whether you are staying on the Isle of Mull, or the mainland, come and join us and enjoy wonderful scenery and fantastic wildlife with Richard your guide of ten years experience conducting wildlife safaris on the beautiful Isle of Mull.
Aros, Isle of Mull
Tel: 01680 300 441
A donation is made to the World Wildlife Fund for each person joining on one of our wildlife safaris.
The Isle of Mull is the best place in Scotland to see the white-tailed eagle, more commonly known as the sea eagle. It is Britain’s largest bird with a wing span in excess of 8 feet; its poetic Gaelic name is ‘Iolaire-suile-na grein’ which translates to ‘the eagle with the sunlit eye’. They are regularly seen in flight from public roads throughout the island.
To visit the Sea Eagle Viewing Point (a temporary hide available for guided visits between April & August) you will need to book your place which operates on a first come-first served basis of up to 20 people a session.
For further information contact 01688 302 038 or visit www.mict.co.uk and click on the Sea Eagle link from the main menu.
We will be happy to help and advise you with with regard to further information about wildlife tours around the island on your arrival.
Aros Mains Testimonials
Fantastic break from the rat race. Excellent views and places to visit.Cameron Family, West Linton
A wonderfully welcoming apartment, ideally situated from which to explore and enjoy Mull. The flowers and scones were much appreciated!
Wow, what a treat, cosy, hot water, flowers, flagstones, artworks on the walls!Lynn, Edinburgh
Wonderful accommodation, great location and fantastic hosts! We will be back for more adventures.DuBoyce, Quebec
Our sixth visit and again, a week isn't long enough...Richard, Oxfordshire
Wonderful host, wonderful place, wonderful views - scones to die for!Bob & Julie, Hampshire
We had such a lovely time here, thank you Maggie and absolutely loved your hens eggs!Sorchin, Malaysia
The freshly baked scones were a very welcome treat on our return from the beach!Sonia and family
Your kindness, hospitality and a wonderful location made for a perfectly wonderful holiday.Mogers, Texas
Thank you so much for such a comfy warm and beautiful home to stay in.Mick & Julie, Suffolk
Wonderful! The cut flowers and tasty scones were very thoughtful and much appreciated. We'll be back!Paul and Liz. London
The apartment was wonderful. We truly loved the wine and scones and fresh flowers in the rooms were a lovely touch. We both felt that this was a great location for touring the north and the south of Mull.Pete, Oxfordshire
Lovely apartment and wonderful week - watched an otter from the window (with binoculars!) and very playful seals.Helena & Mike
A thoroughly enjoyable week on this beautiful island. The apartment is lovely and is very well positioned to explore. We particularly enjoyed cycling on the trails in the forests, climbing Ben More and the trip to the Treshnish Isles.Bensons, Hope Valley
Lovely week in beautiful surroundings. The apartment is a perfect base to spend a holiday. Thank you for your kind hospitality.Alton Family
This was a fantastic place for a family reunion! Maggie was a wonderful hostess, loved the scones and mackerel!Black family, Bo'ness
Thanks for the extremely comfortable, warm and spacious accommodation. We have been completely at home.Andrew, Cardiff
We have thoroughly enjoyed these lovely facilities and particularly appreciated the Wi-Fi! Thank you for the warm welcome and helping us have such a wonderful holiday.Diane & Neil, Scarborough
Had a great time in this wonderful cottage, 5 star service. Surrounding area wonderful as well - kids loved it. Fishing and wildlife fantastic and plenty to see and do.
A Lovely cottage, a warm welcome and a great location! We've thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to Mull and hope to be back soon to see the puffins!Emma, Edinburgh
Had a brilliant holiday on Mull. Cottage was fantastic, so clean and homely (best holiday home i have ever stayed in). Shells on beach of Aros Castle are the best the two girls have collected. Scones were superb and enjoyed them sitting out in the sun!!Wicks family, Peebles
Cottage was lovely and comfy with great views and the chickens were always around to give us a warm welcome when we stepped outside.Rose family, S Wales
It was so good to come home to a cosy and welcoming cottage at the end of an autumn day - it made our holiday a great success.Jack & Izzy, Prestwick
Very well thought out and cosy cottage with lovely surroundings which our 4 year old son really appreciated! The cottage was a fantastic base from which to explore Mull with plenty to do nearby too.Michael & Maria
Where we are
Aros Mains House
Isle of Mull
Argyll & Bute PA72 6JP
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