The Isle of Mull’s Ben More, at 966 metres, is the only island Munro, other than the Cuillin peaks on the Isle of Skye and offers splendid walking and climbing on its narrow ridges. It is a fine, lonely peak with lower grassy slopes, clear clean waterfalls, craggy ridges and a fine scree top. On a good day the views are breath-taking, allowing you to see Ireland, the Outer Hebrides and Ben Nevis to the North East, as well as copping incredible views of the many other local Scottish Isles. This is a challenging climb because, situated as it is on an island, you are climbing almost every metre of Ben More from sea-level. The mountain does offer some more moderate routes to the summit, though, making this a popular Munro to bag.
The Isle of Mull is a wonderful place to visit, whether you intend to bag its Munro or not! The second largest of the inner Hebrides, Mull is easily reached by ferries sailing from Oban on the Scottish mainland. It is a truly beautiful island with a surprisingly varied terrain and plenty to offer every visitor. It’s delightful capital, Tobermory, is a picturesquely colourful fishing harbour clustered with shops and hotels and the island’s working distillery. Walking and cycling on Mull is excellent, with its many lochs and lakes, hills and its stunning coastline offering varied terrain for walkers of all abilities and inclinations. And the food and drink on the island, always served with a hearty welcome, is a foodie’s heaven. You wouldn’t necessarily expect to see white sand on a Hebridean island, but white sand there is in abundance with beaches and cerulean-rimmed coves you would normally associate with a Carribean cruise around many corners. Wildlife is abundant on the island: white tailed sea eagles soar long the forestry tracks and golden eagles nest on the crags and cliffs across the island; otter watching, basking shark and minke whale sightings are common in the summer months and there are a number of boat excursions run daily from the harbour at Tobermory.
Camping and caravanning on Mull offers some of the best views you will ever get from your tent or the through the door of your caravan or motorhome. On these pages you will find campsites and touring grounds on the island, within driving distance of the foot of Ben More. Use our venue search to find attractions and facilities close by each individual camp site.
Warning: if you come to Mull, you’ll want to return!