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Glen Bellart Location for Achnacraig Cottage

Achnacraig Cottage is situated a short drive from the picturesque village of Dervaig in tranquil Glen Bellart. Achnacraig is surrounded by countryside which is a haven for the wildlife the island is renowned for. Dervaig sits at the head of a sheltered sea loch and has a village shop, a pub and some beautiful coastline and woodland to explore in the surrounding area.

Nearest village: Dervaig (4 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

Peaceful, private and picturesque, the secluded valley setting of Glen Bellart will appeal to those wanting to escape it all. Breathe in the fresh air, soak up the lush views and spend your days walking through woodland, past lochs and along some of the island’s best beaches… total bliss.

Glen Bellart is a peaceful valley with only a scattering of houses along the road, which winds its way from Aros to Dervaig. There are plenty of opportunities for walks from the house onto open countryside. The north of Mull has lots of woodland walks that have been developed by the Forestry Commission, which are within easy reach of Achnacraig. The coastal areas around Dervaig, Croig and Calgary are exceptionally beautiful, with some excellent stretches of coast to explore.

Guests can visit the local heritage centre at The Old Byre with its cafe and visitor centre and enjoy the woodland walks, gallery and tea room at Calgary. Tobermory isn't too far away, either, with boat trips and wildlife tours heading out from the harbour as well as the arts centre, theatre, shops and eateries to visit.

  • Approach to Achnacraig
  • Calgary bay, the nearest beach
  • Glen Bellart and the reed beds
  • Dervaig the closest village in north Mull
  • Tobermory Mull's main town
  • Calgary bay sunset in winter
  • The Treshnish Isles and Harp rock
  • Dearvaig and Loch Cuin
  • Kilmore Church in Dervaig
  • Flowers and a metal Chicken at Achnacraig