The Old Byre Heritage Centre

Museums

Dervaig, Isle Of Mull, Argyll, PA75 6QR

    Welcome to The Old Byre Heritage Centre

    THE OLD BYRE- SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY!

    Closed Monday & Tuesday (open Bank Holiday Mondays 21st April, 5th & 26th May & 25th August 2014)

    Open from 25th April to 24th October 2014

    Bank Holiday Mondays 21st April, 5th & 26th May & 25th August 2014.

    The Old Byre is a Heritage Centre in the beautiful Glen Bellart close to the picturesque village of Dervaig on the Isle of Mull. The Old Byre is a must for anyone who would like to absorb the history of Mull in an effortless 'armchair' manner! With two amazing videos - one describing Mull's history from when man first settled here, and the other one about Mull's abundant and varied wildlife - both on land and in the waters around Mull, you can learn so much about this beautiful island. Our Gift Shop and Tearoom are relaxing places to purchase souvenirs and crafts or enjoy some light refreshment or a delicious light lunch.

    A must for -

    TODDLER TOURISTS - we have a covered play area to keep them dry and happy

    TEAROOM- Exciting new menu additions, scrumptious home baking, meals and snacks served all day.

    GIFT SHOP- An Aladdin's cave to explore at leisure.

    WILDLIFE FILM- 'WildMull' A homage to the incredible wildlife on and off the shores of Mull, by Nick Gordon

    HISTORICAL FILM 'The story of Mull and Iona'

    MUSEUM WITH EXHIBITS OF

    'Minature Mull through the ages'

    Mull and Iona's Geology

    Mull Fungi

    Mull Moths and Butterflies and caterpillars ( beautifully executed by Roger Johns)

    Wild Flowers

    Bank Holiday Mondays 6 & 27 May

    Bank Holiday Monday 26 August-

    Teddy Bear's Pick Nick to be held in the Old Byre Play Area

    From 12 noon .

    £3.50 per child


     

    Gradings
    3 Visitor Attraction
    Opening Times
    2014 Opening Times
    6 Apr 2014 - 24 Oct 2014
    Day Times
    Monday Closed
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday 10:30 18:30
    Thursday 10:30 18:30
    Friday 10:30 18:30
    Saturday 10:30 18:30
    Sunday 10:30 18:30
    Bank Holiday 10:30 18:30

    Children

    • Children Welcome
    • Outdoor Play Area

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Domestic

    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Payment Methods

    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Oban Station go down to the pier and catch the ferry to the Isle of Mull. At Craignure turn right on the A849 to Salen and then take the A848 to Aros Bridge, take the left fork to Dervaig and then follow the Thistle signs to the Old Byre Heritage Centre.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Glasgow Airport take the M8 across the Erskine Bridge then the A82 along Loch Lomondside to Crianlarich, left to Tyndrum and left on the A85 to Oban and catch the ferry to the Isle of Mull. On arrival at Craignure turn right along the A849 to Salen then the A848 to Aros Bridge and turn left down the B road to Dervaig following the signs to The Old Byre Heritage Sign, thistle signs. At the TJunction turn left on the B8073 towards Calgaryand then left down the private road.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Craignure or Fishnish turn right down the A849 to salen and then the A848 to Aros Bridge, take the left fork and travel the 10 miles to

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