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Which Island?

Hi all, I have a small motor home and usually visit twice a year, normally the West Coast, Skye and Outer Hebridies. This year I'm thinking I may like somewhere different and would love to know what you think of Mull and Tiree as a destination. I like to photograph and watch the wildlife, I will be travelling self sufficient with friendly well behaved dog.
Look forward to hearing your thoughts.


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  • VisitScotlandLiamVisitScotlandLiam Member, Administrator, Moderator, VisitScotland Staff
    @gary_b  I've never been but I hear Arran is amazing!  Something to take into consideration!
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  • SmidgeSmidge VisitScotland Ambassador ✭✭✭
    @gary_b Mull or Arran would fit your bill perfectly for the Inner Hebrides. Coll is beautiful if you just want to relax, Tiree is perfect for watersports. I am off to Islay very soon so I shall report back. 

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  • gary_bgary_b Member
    Samantha, great blog very enjoyable reading, and very nice to know that Mull is dog friendly, (I can't understand why Skye isn't high up there on your list, I have thoroughly enjoyed all but my last visit...on that occasion I had crossed over from the Outer Hebrides on a bank holiday and it seemed every one and his dog had descended onto the island so I drove straight back to the mainland).
    Liam I will consider Arran for a future break, its looks amazing.
    Smidge, thank you for recommending Mull, I'm going to have a sit down later and have a good look through your blog.
    I have now formed a rough plan.........barring a storm...a trip in March to visit Mull and a couple of days on Tiree just to check it out for later in the year when i will return for at least two weeks with my better half, destination unknown.
    And the icing on the cake (almost literally) (combines three of my favourite things: Scotland, cake and aeroplanes) I'm flying into Barra for a slice of cake and cup of tea (for one of those big special birthdays) before returning home in time for bed :) Literally a flying visit but one I'm really looking forward to!!!

    Thank you all for the advice, and I'm sure to keep checking your blogs
  • ScathachScathach Member ✭✭
    I haven't been to Tiree but Coll, its neighbour is absolutely stunning.
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