Island of Mull What to Pack

  • Taken on horse back near Salen
    Taken on horse back near Salen
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  • Tobermory`s main street, taken from Harbour
    Tobermory`s main street, taken from...
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  • Looking down from Calgary Woodland walk
    Looking down from Calgary Woodland walk
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  • Isle of Mull

    by merida75 Written Oct 1, 2012

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    Tobermory`s main street, taken from Harbour
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    Luggage and bags: Either take a wheeled trolley case or holdall, if you don`t have a rucksack since the hills are super-steep. Do take a small backpack with you for any walks / climbs / sailings / tours / horse riding.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Sturdy walking shoes/boots are a must as are wellies. Don`t do as I did and take a pair of heels for one night, since it is impossible to walk up the extremely steep hills of Tobermory in even 3" block heels! Take a waterproof, hooded coat/jacket and any other waterproof clothes you can.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Don`t take midge repellant, since it`s on sale on the Isle of Mull and it works brilliantly.

    Photo Equipment: I`d recommend taking the best quality camera you can, since there is amazing scenery and you`ll be taking lots of photos. Also, take a high capacity memory card, since there is only one place (the pharmacy on Tobermory`s main street) to print off photos, and it`s very expensive (3/4 times what you pay on the mainland). It is useful if you have a smaller point and shoot camera if you`re planning on taking photos while horse-riding, ets.

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: Take towels and blankets if you plan on visiting Calgary bay, since the sea is just irresistable! There is clear signage explaining where wild camping is allowed since it is a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

    Miscellaneous: The views on Mull are beautiful (wildlife including Deer, Whales, Dolphins as well as the Highland Cattle that you may bump into on the roads, Mountains, Calgary Bay, the colourful buildings in Tobermory all scream `take a photo`). Sailing, Climbing,Wildlife tours, Fishing, Whisky tourism, History and much more is there for the taking on the Isle of Mull.

    Related to:
    • Mountain Climbing
    • Hiking and Walking
    • Horse Riding

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    Midges Are Murder

    by hayward68 Updated Mar 30, 2003

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    Luggage and bags: Whatever it is make sure it's light, I always overpack and suffer the consequences.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: It's the UK, pack raingear. Bring your dancing shoes for those impromptu ceilidhs.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Strong insect repellant for those murderous midges..

    Photo Equipment: A small camera that fits in a pocket for taking to pubs.

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    Tobermory spells WEATHER

    by CdnJane Written Nov 10, 2002

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    Enjoy the walk no matter the weather

    Luggage and bags: Waterproof luggage

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Bring comfortable walking shoes, and wet weather gear - and prepare for anything weatherwise. It is always best to dress in layers so you are ready for WEATHER.

    Photo Equipment: Please don't forget your camera and lots of film/video tapes/digital camera disks.

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: Bring bug repellent. The midgies are fierce.

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