Craignure is a small Village on the east
coast of the Isle of Mull where the main
Ferries between Oban and the Isle of
Mull dock. The largest town on the Island,
Tobermory, is 21 miles north, and the
Isle of Iona 35 miles west. The Village is
popular for its Cafe, Restaurant, Golf,
Eagle Watch, Shieling
Holiday Park, Torosay Castle Gardens, and
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Camping & Touring Parks in
The images top are from the Oban to Cragnure
Ferry named MV
Isle of Mull arriving at Craignure with the
crossing taking about 50 minutes.
The Village shops and diners are sitaued
along the main road overlooking the Ferry
Terminal and across the sea to Oban.
is situated on the south side of the village
for accommodation and meals.
Holidays is just south of Craignure with
views over the Village and Sea. Sheiling offer
Cottages, Touring Pitches and Tent Pitches.
is about one mile south of Craignure, with its
gardens open to the public some days in summer.
Torosay was built for John Campbell in
Duart Castle is 3 miles south of
Craignure, open to the public in Summer. This
is a Clan MacLean Castle built from the
Club is one and a half miles north of
Craignure, a 9 hole course right next to the
Watch is based at Craignure Golf Club,
popular for viewing White Tailed Eagles,
largest Eagles in Scotland.
1894 - the original Ferry Pier was built at
the south side of Craignure.
1964 - a new Pier was built for the larger
Car Ferries such as the Columba, Clansman,
Caledonia and Glen Sannox.
1983 - the Isle of Mull Narrow Gauge Railway
opened to run between Craignure and Torosay
Castle just over 1 mile south.
1988 - the Ferry named Isle of Mull entered
service bewteen Oban and Craignure, around
twice the size of the earlier ferries, capable
of carrying 70 cars and up to 960 passengers,
at 4,719 tons.
2011 - the Isle of Mull Railway stopped