Travel to Mull and to the Accommodation on Mull

The Bothy accommodation on Mull- the location


"The Bothy", self catering, caravan accommodation on Mull, at Seaview, Fionnphort, Isle of Mull, PA66 6BL. latitude 56 degrees 19 mins 30 secs, longitude 06 degrees 21 mins 58 secs, OS MAP Iona, Staffa and Ross of Mull, NM Grid ref easting 301 Northing 233. The caravan is situated behind Seaview B and B in the heart of the village of Fionnphort on the Ross of Mull located in the South West corner of Mull. The Isle of Iona is one mile distant across The Sound of Iona. The passenger ferry takes 5 minutes to cross the Sound of Iona. Only five minutes walk to the Iona, Treshnish and Staffa ferry boats at Fionnphort Pier. Staffa is a 45 minute ferry voyage in open Atlantic waters. The Fionnphort-Craignure bus stop is near to the pier three minutes walk from the caravan accommodation.


Travel to The Isle of Mull 


Three separate ferry routes run from the Scottish mainland summer and winter to the Isle of Mull.. The main ferry terminal at Oban is only 3 hours by car from Glasgow airport. The trains 3 hour journey winds its way from Glasgow to Oban through spectacular west highland scenery. The main Caledonian MacBrayne ferry voyage from Oban to Mull's main ferry terminal takes 50 minutes. It is always advisable to book your car on the busy ferry route well in advance. The ferry company website link is on the Local Services Page on the menu above.  The scenic view from the ferry is a delight in itself. Wonderful seascapes of The Firth of Lorne with the Mull Hills and Duart Castle as a backdrop, spectacular views past Lismore Lighthouse up Loch Linnhe to the magnificient Glen Coe Mountain Range, and astern of you Ben Cruachan towering above Oban and District..  For a more detailed route description from various locations in Scotland and the other 2 ferry routes to Mull these can be found on our sister site, Seaview B and B's travel page please click on this link


Travel to The Bothy accommodation on Mull


The A849 Craignure to Fionnphort road is single track metalled road with marked passing places and is 39 miles long. The vehicle which is first to the passing should wait on the left at the passing place and let the oncoming vehicle pass on your drivers right hand side. Never cross to the right at a passing place regardless if the passing place is on the left or right of your car or your vehicle is first to the passing place. Always position your vehicle on the left The passing places are also to allow cars to overtake. Please do not hold up the car behind you, indicate and pull in on the left at a passing place. Car journey times depending on traffic volume, speed and experience driving on single track roads varies from one hour to one hour 30 minutes. The West Coast motor bus takes about one hour 15 minutes. The road can have deer, sheep and cows wandering on to its surface so be careful and look out! Drive on the A849 almost to the end of the road. Seaview and ultimately the Bothy's safe parking area at the front of Seaview  is in the heart of the village in between the shop, pub and restaurant  "The Bothy's safe car park is located at the front of Seaview a minutes walk to the caravan. Please park your car here free of charge. (The car park across the road from Seaview is one pound per hour to park there). Please tap the door knocker on Seaview's front door and John will warmly welcome and introduce you to our Mull Accommodation "The Bothy" which is tucked away, in a  secluded garden behind Seaview. 


Buses and Taxis

Regular bus service in the summer by Westcoastmotors from Fionnphort to Craignure and return meeting most of the ferries from Craignure to Oban and return. Check on Local services page for Westcoastmotors weblink for timetables. Taxis services at this end of the island are limited. There is one taxi service on Iona which does operate on Mull and the mainland. Reserve in advance of your stay Tel No:+44(0)7810326990 . The other taxis are at the other side of Mull. They will drop off and pick up at Fionnphort however owing to the mileage involved the fare can be expensive. Mull Taxi telephone numbers on Local service page link on menu above.


Car Hire

Please click on local services link on the menu bar above where you will find Local Car Hire telephone numbers.

"The Bothy" Caravan Accommodation on Mull updated January 2021