Mull and Kintyre

Venture into unknown Argyll, with hidden corners and the chance of Beaver, through to the majesty of Mull with its high density of eagles, to the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond! The west coast at the best time of year, from the comfort of three delightful waterside hotels, where the wildlife can be viewed from the windows. Includes minibus transport and mixed level walking plus a boat trip to offshore seabird colonies on rougher terrain.

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Single Supp
12 Jun - 21 Jun 2021
3 Spaces

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LeadersJulian Sykes and Darren Rees

Day 1Arrive in Glasgow, travel West to Lochgilphead, 3 nights at Grey Gull Hotel
Day 2-3Wildlife and birdwatching exploration throughout Argyll and Bute
Day 4 Journey through stunning scenery, before catching the ferry to Mull, 5 nights at Isle of Mull Hotel
Day 5-8 Wildlife and birdwatchig exploration on Mull, including a boat trip to the Treshnish Isles
Day 9-10Ferry back to the mainland, then drive to Loch Lomond birdwatching enroute, 1 night at the Inn on Loch Lomond Depart for Glasgow after breakfast.

WeatherMixture of sun and showers, but cooler on boat trips and in the mountains (10°- 25°C)
WalkingMost walks are 1-2 miles on wide sandy tracks, although there is the possibility of a forest walk of up to 4 miles Walks on Lunga and Staffa, although approx only 1 mile long, are more challenging and only suitable for those with good mobility and balance Walking boots will be needed
Boat TripsOur boat trip to Lunga lasts 6 hours, including 3 hours onshore. Our trip to Iona is a short 10 min ferry ride
InsectsBiting midges will be encountered
MealsAll included from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 11
AccomGrey Gull Hotel, Isle of Mull Hotel and The Inn on Loch Lomond - double, twin and single rooms all ensuite

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