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Croggan Location for Tigh na Mara

Tigh na Mara has a picture postcard setting on the shore Loch Spelve. The peninsula really does have a special, otherwordly feel to it, which means guests return here year after year after falling in love with this beautiful corner of the island, less frequently visited, because of its relatively remote geographical location.

Nearest village: Craignure (14 miles)
Drive to ferry terminal at Craignure: 35 minutes

Map and Directions



We send out a property information document with directions to the house, and other useful information, to all guests who book with us.

Things to Do

Remote and wildly beautiful, Croggan is a stunning destination for a holiday on Mull if you’re willing to venture further from the beaten track. Stretch your legs with a stroll along the scenic shores of Loch Spelve, keeping your binoculars handy for otter spotting on the way. One and a half miles further along the rocky coast is picturesque Portfield beach, too.

Another close locality to the cottage is Lochbuie (twenty minutes in the car). Surrounded by rugged mountains, the dramatic landscape here is breathtaking, no matter what time of year you come. There is a stunning freshwater loch (Loch Uisg) on the way to Lochbuie, a stone circle and mausoleum to visit, and The Old Post Office provides local produce, teas, coffees and home baking (honesty box system). A walk around the coast from Lochbuie takes you to the large sweeping bay of Laggan Sands, and there is Moy Castle and some beautiful woodland to take in along the way.

Further afield, it will takes guests around an hour and a quarter to reach Tobermory from here and a similar amount of time to reach Fionnphort, where boats leave to Staffa, Iona and the Treshnish islands.

  • Tigh na Mara
  • Otter with a fish!
  • Laggan Sands at Lochbuie
  • Walking around the coast track at Croggan
  • Portfield Beach
  • The old pier at Croggan
  • Tigh na Mara is perfect for otter watching
  • Beautiful view over Loch Spelve
  • Otter territory
  • Sunset at Croggan