Shieling Cottage

Self Catering

Shieling Cottage, Craignure, Isle Of Mull, Argyll, PA65 6AY

    Escape to a better world. Views over the sea to Ben Nevis. From £54.50 per night for 2. Wi-fi. Walk the dog along the enchanting coastline. See otters, and maybe dolphins too. Buses for Tobermory, Iona, Staffa. The perfect base for Mull.

    Price for 2 from £64 per night, minimum 3 nights, £327 per week.  Sit out and admire the view over the sea to Ben Nevis.  Sea otters live on site, and dolphins are occasional visitors.  Built in 1984 as a but-and-ben to match the landscape.  On the ground floor: kitchen/dining room, drawing/TV room,  double bedroom, shower room and hall.  On the first floor: one twin and one single bedroom.  The traditional design means that access is by a sturdy ladder.   Or use the sofa bed in the drawing room, and isolate the ladder from toddlers.  On site: free wi-fi, launderette, bike hire, games room, campfire and wildlife trail - - and a list so the children can tick things off as they find them.  Stroll to ferry, pub, shop, bistro and buses for Tobermory and Iona (for Staffa).  Walk to swimming pool, golf and and Duart Castle.  Wildlife tours start from the door, so you don't even need a car, especially for short breaks.  The perfect central base for all Mull.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Shieling Cottage
    £396.00 per unit per week

    The Shieling Cottage sleeps up to 5. Price for 2 from £54.50 to £74 per night, minimum 3 nights, and from £327 to £444 per week. Full details on

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Cottage
    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Indoor Play Area
    • Outdoor Play Area
    • Cot Available Free
    • Highchair Available Free
    • Children Welcome


    • Smoking Restricted
    • Internet Access At Reception

    Leisure Facilities

    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • JCB Card
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Cycle Hire Nearby Cycle Hire from Reception
    • Private Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site


    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop Shop at Pier, 800 metres
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles Craignure Inn 400 metres; Arlene's Cafe, MacGregor's Roadhouse 800 metres; Isle of Mull Hotel one mile


    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove In Common Room
    • Kitchen
    • Payphones Available
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Iron Available
    • Covered Drying Facilities Available Unique Shieling Dryers - - free
    • Towel Charge
    • Outdoor Drying Facility Unique Shieling Dryers - - free
    • Shower
    • Linen Provided Linen for hire
    • Fridge
    • Microwave
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Gas Cooker
    • Drying Facilities Unique Shieling Dryers - - free
    • Electric Shaver Point

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking


    • Village Location
    • Rural Location
    • Lochside Location
    • Island Location
    • Remote Location
    • Mountains area
    • Waterfront Location
    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Groups Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Children Welcome

    Public Transport Directions

    Public Transport - From Glasgow, rail (08457 484950) or bus (0871 266 3333) at 12.00, ferry (01680 812343) at 16.00 from Oban, arrive Mull 16.46; back by 10.55 ferry, arrive Glasgow by 1600. Please check times before travel.

    From Craignure ferry terminal (ferry from Oban) and Craignure Tourist Information Centre turn South on the A849 signed Iona. After 400 metres left past the old pier to reception, 800 metres in all.


    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :
      • from the entrance to reception

    General Questions

    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.


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