Stunning location with views over the mountains and sea loch. The Bothy adjoins the owners croft house but is still very private. You could easily spend a week exploring the local area if you like walking and wildlife. The cottage is beautifully designed and really comfortable.
By Helen Bailey stayed in August 2018
The Bothy was excellent and was very well equipped. If you want remoteness then this is the cottage for you and we thoroughly enjoyed all Flora’s meals from the Old Post Office.
However, there were two reason for only a four star rating. The first is for dog owners who want to let their dogs off a lead! The pictures give the impression that you could free exercise your dogs on a beautiful sandy beach but this isn’t the case. There are highland cattle and sheep that roam free and were on the beach each day we were there. Also chickens roam free around The Bothy so beware if you have gundogs.
The second reason is the 7 minute drive off the main road on an track that was full of pot holes and needed attention. We were lucky to have a four wheel drive vehicle but were still concerned about the wear and tear on our vehicle.
By Sue & Chris stayed in August 2018
The Bothy is in a great location with fabulous views. You get lots of peace and quiet and it is in a good place to explore the southern part of Mull. We saw plenty of wildlife from the Bothy doorstep or nearby including; red and fallow deer, golden and white-tailed eagles, ravens, buzzards, red throated divers, cuckoo and lots of other seabirds and farmland birds. Our best move was to take advantage of the frozen ready meals and the bread maker which took out most of the usual self catering hassle.
By Pam and Trevor stayed in July 2018
Flora and Tom are extremely welcoming but in no way intrusive and their vast local knowledge proved invaluable in ensuring we could enjoy all that the area has to offer. Based on previous reviews we ordered a couple of Flora's meals and we agree they are too good to miss. If it's peace and quiet, stupendous views, excellent walking from the door plus rich and varied wildlife in the immediate area that you are after then we would recommend The Bothy without hesitation. We look forward to returning.
By Paul and Rachel stayed in May 2018
A fabulous location with lovely walks nearby and lots if wildlife all around. A cosy cottage, lovely and clean and tidy with everything we could have needed. A super option having prepared meals available too.
By Pete and Jen stayed in October 2017
Had a brilliant time, Flora and tom are very welcoming the peace and quite are great there are some fabulous walks, the meals we ordered were scummy, lots of wildlife The cottage is well equipped and very comfortable we will be going back
By Lorraine & Bruce Donovan stayed in July 2017
Had a really relaxing week. The cottage was lovely and we can highly recommend Flora's frozen meals!
By Jenny Attwood stayed in July 2017
The Bothy is very well appointed and off the beaten track so very peaceful. We had direct access to the beach which was brilliant. Saw a Golden Eagle while unpacking and our first wild otter on the rocks along the beach, deer were regular visitors to the bracken behind the cottage. It is well placed for visiting all around the island and we were both very quickly into holiday mode.
By Jane and Ian stayed in June 2017
The peace and quiet is perfect, as is the cottage, for us the weather could have been kinder but we wanted a getaway holiday and this cottage was perfect for us, the breadmaker was especially useful!!
By Keith and Angela Sawyer stayed in May 2017
beautiful setting,lovely cottage.so very relaxing.lovely family.hope to return.
By anne valance stayed in March 2017
We both lead busy lives so this was just what we were looking for. The views were amazing to wake up to. Fantastic walks. Great food. The wildlife was fantastic. The weather couldn't have been any better.
The dog is still tired out after all the walks and making new friends on the farm. We wanted to stay longer. We will definitely be back and will recommend to anyone who is looking for that perfect break away from it all.
By Katrina and Ian Bourhill stayed in February 2017
If you are looking for peace and quiet then this is the place to be...the cottage is so cosy and well equipped, the scenery is stunning and Tom and Flora could not be more welcoming. Overall a fantastic place for a much needed short break.
By Rebecca and Meg stayed in February 2017
All of the above! It'd be harder to be much further 'off the beaten track' - we had a peaceful break in a beautiful place, with great 'Larder' meals too. And rather special to have a pair of Golden Eagles as neighbours (along with the chickens, deer and Highland cattle, not to mention Flora and family). You won't regret it.
By Simon and Vicky stayed in November 2016
Comfortable cottage in a prime location. Wildlife on the doorstep Loved the warmth of the woodburner on an evening. Well equipped kitchen and huge bed. Flora and Tom are congenial hosts who are most helpful but don't intrude one little bit. Would love to return
By Judi and Dave stayed in October 2016
the bothy was a lovely outstanding cottage with amazing views and so cosy on autumn evening,s
By carol seymour stayed in September 2016
Idyllic setting and cottage on a working farm. Tom and Flora were excellent hosts and we sampled many of the Larder meals, Lamb Tagine a particular favourite. The dog thoroughly enjoyed the isolated beach walks. Much wildlife was on hand included Fallow deer and Hen Harriers in the local proximity and even had time to fish off the point for some Mackerel which are close in to shore on the spinner. Saw seals and Dolphins at Grasspoint which is close. If you need a calm relaxing holiday then this is the place to go, hope to return some day.
By Barrie and Julie stayed in August 2016
Had an wonderful, peaceful and relaxing holiday in marvellous surroundings. The cottage was very comfortable, enjoyed the cosiness of the log fire. Tom and Flora were lovely hosts, very friendly and very helpful. We enjoyed the Larder meals very much. The wildlife was amazing, deer, eagles, buzzards etc. We really didn't want to come home and hope to return soon. Thank you to Flora and Tom for having us to stay at your cottage.
By Lynda and Bill stayed in August 2016
I can only add to all the previous reviews in the same glowing terms
The cottage was very cosy and comfortable
The situation on a working farm with the beach and hills was stunning
We saw eagle and otter within walking distance
We loved walking to the "post office" shop to buy various goodies
Anyone lucky enough to choose the Bothy for their stay on Mull will not be disappointed
We had an idyllic week on Mull in this wonderful location
Thank you to Flora and Tom
By Roy and wendy stayed in June 2016
A lovely cottage on a beautiful bay plenty of opportunities for walks and lots of wildlife to see including red deer. We were well looked after by Flora an Tom. The food provided by Flora was excellent so a couple of dishes pre-ordered to save cooking chores turned in to an all out assault on the menu!
By Steve and Lynda stayed in May 2016
We both had an amazing stay in The Bothy, it's a perfect location to explore and head off on some beautiful walks. Very peaceful and relaxing, and we couldn't have asked for better weather :) Wish we could have stayed longer.
By Fiona and Chris stayed in April 2016
The Bothy is a lovely cottage in a stunning location right next to a beach, perfect if you want peace and tranquility. We had a lovely time on Mull and we were able to explore the entire island, including Iona from this base. Flora and Tom were very welcoming and friendly without being intrusive. The food Flora makes, which can be booked in advance or bought from the Old Post Office down the track, is incredible and we ended up buying extra meals after our first couple of days. We also saw golden eagles and sea eagles just down the road at Loch Uisg and Croggon.
By Kim and Joe stayed in March 2016
I had a perfect stay at this lovely comfortable cottage. Just what I wanted a peaceful escape to enjoy the beauty of Mull. A stunning location for my holiday.
By Helen West stayed in February 2016
We had a lovely week here. The cottage is very comfortable and Flora's meals, available to order directly from her, are delicious and very convenient after a day's walking.
By Wendy Fisher stayed in February 2016
The Bothy was absolutely perfect. Well thought out, nicely furnished and comfortable (something other self catering accommodation doesn't always offer). Surrounded by incredible nature & wildlife - and a cheeky horse or two. Thanks for having us!
By Katherine, Mabel and Storm stayed in November 2015
We both enjoyed our stay here. Flora and Tom were very welcoming and accommodating. The Bothy's location is great as there is lots to see on foot from the doorstep.
By Ceris Jones stayed in November 2015
We had a fantastic stay. The cottage is well equipped and the bed extremely comfortable. Great walking from the door step. We saw Dolphins, otters and golden eagles. Every day had a magical moment. Flora and her husband were extremely helpful and gave time but were not intrusive. We would definitely hope to return.
By Coral Brereton stayed in October 2015
A lovely little place in a very quiet, out of the way area, with everything that you need. Beautiful beach just a couple of minutes away. Flora and Tom were very helpful, but not intrusive at all. Stunning views all around and we were welcomed with a wonderful sunset on the Saturday we arrived. For peace and tranquility this takes some beating and we will be back! Thank you!
By Elaine & John stayed in October 2015
A comfortable cottage on a working farm, a warm welcome awaits you, well worth the effort of getting there along its bumpy track, a fantastic view awaits you of beach, loch and mountains. A perfect place to unwind in peace and quiet.
By Pat and Ralph stayed in September 2015
Cosy cottage with stunning views as promised. Perfect hideaway by a beautiful, quiet beach. Lovely owners. Would love to come back & stay again : ) Highly recommended.
By Sam McDonnell stayed in September 2015