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Gorsten Location for Gorsten House

Stay at Gorsten House on the Isle of Mull for peace and relaxation in stunning surroundings. This beautiful home is finished to the highest specification and enjoys a fantastic position at Gorsten with wonderful walking opportunities from the doorstep. Families will enjoy heading to the rocky coastline and exploring the rock pools and watching for seals, otters and a variety of birds. The skerries just off the coast here are a haven for seals and sea eagles have been seen here too.

Nearest village: Craignure (4 miles)
Drive to ferry terminal at Craignure: 10 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

Peace reigns in this natural setting, which you’ll share with the seals, otters and sea eagles that call this stretch of coastline home.

The house is set in 450 acres of undulating land with a rocky coastline and a backdrop of the mountainous scenery of this southern corner of Mull. There are great views toward the mainland too. The area is sparsely populated and the peace, tranquillity and excellent wildlife here make this a great place to relax.

Craignure is the closest village, which has a village shop, pub and coffee shop. There is also a small golf course just north of the village and the Isle of Mull Hotel has a swimming pool and spa open to non-residents. The south of the island has some lovely beauty spots to explore. Lochbuie is a 30-minute drive from the house where there are great coastal walks; a lovely beach (Laggan Sands); mature woodland and the ruins of Moy Castle. It is a scenic drive to this part of the island along the shore of Loch Spelve and Loch Uisg.

Duart Castle is another attraction that is easily reached from the house - you can take a tour of the castle or visit the tearoom (not open in the winter). Further afield, Tobermory, the capital of the island is a 45-minute drive north of the house with its colourful buildings set around a sheltered harbour. There are restaurants, shops, an arts centre and theatre here and boat trips available to neighbouring islands. Wildlife tours are also a good way to see the island and there are various tour operators that will meet you in Craignure at the start of the day.

  • Beautiful setting of Gorsten House
  • Loch don
  • Red deer on the island
  • Gorsten House
  • Duart Castle is a short drive away
  • A track leads from house to the shore
  • Unspoilt coastline to explore