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The Island of Staffa is well served by fellow local operators, so we do not normally go there.
Catch the
Iolaire with Graham Tindal for good crack and a memorable sail
or join one of the fast boats of Gordon Grant Marine.
If you are staying in the North of Mull, join Turus Mara who will take you out on half or full day trip to Staffa or the Treshnish Isles.
ionatrails: Guided tours taking in the contrasting areas across the island of Iona. From the bustle of the village to the white sands of the beaches, across the rocky hill moors and around the Atlantic coastline.
Iona Abbey and Nunnery, cared for by Historic Scotland, is open daily.
The Iona Community runs one centre on Iona and one on Mull. Visit their website for more information.
Oran Creative Crafts A little craft shop run by a local craft co-operative in the beautifully rebuilt Columba Steadings.
Drop in yoga classes are held weekly on Iona and Mull. Relax with Isle of Mull Yoga.
Archipelago Folk School: Ben Wilde offers a wide range of intriguing courses like boat building, sign writing and black smithing.
Headland explorations: Join Josef on a half day or full day mountain walk, rock climbing or low level hike on Mull.
Wild Journeys Walking, sailing, camping. Join Neil Harvey on a range of 'wilderness' based journeys for adults in Scotland's beautiful scenery.
For other activities on Iona check out the official Isle of Iona Website.
Travel to Iona
Caledonian MacBrayne - for inter-island and mainland ferry connections. Great ships, but the tea in the cafeteria could be better...
West Coast Motors operates coaches on Mull, connecting Craignure, the port you arrive when coming from the mainland, and Fionnphort, where the Iona ferry leaves.
Argyll Hotel Iona - beautifully situated at the sea front, close to the ferry.
The St Columba Hotel is set just along the road to the Abbey.
Iona Hostel nestles in the low hills of the North end. Spectacular views to the North and West.
Iona Pods Cosy pods situated on the road to the North End.
There is a campsite on the Western side of the island.

Staffa House, Fionnphort Comfort - Space - Good Food. Perfect as a base for explorations of Mull and Iona.
Seaview, Fionnphort Another comfortable place in Fionnphort, just near to the Iona ferry.
Maolbhuidhe B&B Beautifully situated just outside of Fionhphort.
TRAIGH MHOR holiday cottage Traditional, simple and cosy. A three-bedroom crofter`s holiday cottage near Bunessan.
Isle of Mull Hotel, Craignure - Crerar Hotels Large comfortable hotel with a swimming pool!
Isle of Mull Cottages are based on Mull and offer large holiday house and self-catering cottages throughout the Isle of Mull.

Iona Seafood Get your fresh fish and shellfish, landed, in summer, almost daily, on Iona.
5-day weather forecast for Iona Helpful for planning your days out once you are here ...

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