The Southwest Coast of the Isle of Mull is
one of the most scenic roads in Scotland. There
is a 7 mile stretch of single lane road that
follows the coast, passing Cliffs with Birds of
Prey, Ben More mountain, and a number Parking
Areas with incredible views and information on
Otters in the area.
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Camping & Touring Parks in
The image top is where the road runs down to
the Southwest Coast of the Isle of Mull, 25
miles southwest of the main Ferry Port of
The most spectacular part of the Road is
where it runs under Cliffs right next to the
Sea. As I was traveling along this stretch, a
number of photographers were taking photos of
an Eagle and Osprey having a dispute, probably
over fishing rights.
Just past the Cliffs is the large car park
for Ben More Mountain at 966 m / 3,169 ft, the
only Mountain on Mull over 3000ft, extremely
popular with hikers. The car park at Ben More
is popular for picnics with fantastic
The Road hugs the coast north of Ben More
with a number of car parks, many with
information on Otters in the area.
Further north, where the road heads inland,
is a roadside car park for the Macquarie Mausoleum. It is about a 1
mile Walk from the car park to the Mausoleum,
where Lachlan Macquarie and his family are
Macquarie was was described as The Father of
Australia, as he worked as Governor of New
South Wales from 1810 - 1821.