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Revision as of 12:10, 10 January 2007
Mull  is an island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. It is in the Argyll and Bute Council Area.
Mull is the fourth largest Scottish island, with an area of 338 square miles and a resident population around 2000. Mull is a popular destination for tourists, and also many people from Central Scotland have holiday homes here.
There are many small villages on the roads going around the coast of the island, the more notable of which are:
Unless you have your own boat or plane, the only way in is on one of the Calmac ferries:
Calmac  run 3 ferries connecting Mull with the mainland, and one to Iona.
- Oban to Craignure (daily 5-8 times per day, takes 45 minutes). Probably the most convenient for those without a car, as Oban has good bus and rail links.
- Lochaline to Fishnish Sometimes hourly, taking 15 minutes.
- Kilchoan on Ardnamurchan to Tobermory. Three per day, taking 35 minutes. Given how remote Ardnamurchan is, this is more a way of getting there, than a way of getting to Mull.
- Iona to Fionnphort about 9 per day, taking 10 minutes. Beware of getting wet feet boarding the ferry.
Local buses are operated by Bowmans , who also run tours. Buses to Tobermory and also to IOna connect with many of he ferries at Craignure. There are no Sunday services in winter.
The Isle Of Mull Railway runs just over a mile from Craignure to Torosay, and is a tourist attraction, not a useful part of the transport system.
- Macquarie Mausoleum, Gruline, Isle of Mull, Argyll & Bute. Off B8035.  Your chance to visit a site belonging to the National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) without going Down Under.
- Ride on the narrow guage Isle of Mull Railway  This runs from Craignure to Torosay (March - October). Single £3.50.
- See the Mull Little Theatre
- Mull Cheddar  is an artisan cheese made near Tobermory, with a great strong distinctive flavour.
- Iona is an obvious day trip.