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Lochbuie Location for The Bothy

The Bothy is situated at Laggan Sands on the Isle of Mull. An idyllic and remote setting that is hard to beat if you are looking for proximity to a beautiful beach with few other habitations close by. The sweeping grey sands of Laggan Sands are backed by hill ground and there are lovely coastal walks here and mature woodland. Great for those who enjoy the outdoors and wildlife spotting or birdwatching.

Nearest village: Craignure (14 miles)
Drive to ferry terminal at Craignure: 40 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

If you are looking for mountainous scenery and coastal walks, easy access to the sea and little more to do than enjoy your surroundings, read a book, or walk the dog, then Lochbuie is an excellent place for a holiday on Mull. The shores of the loch are a haven for wildlife, with birds big and small swooping past, fallow deer grazing nearby and otters not far away either.

Close by are the ruins of Moy Castle, set on the edge of some mature woodland. Further round the bay you reach the foot of Ben Buie, which is the beautiful mountain that dominates the scenery at Lochbuie. If you bring your bike, you can cycle the stunning tracks and roads around Lochbuie, to the freshwater Loch Uisg or further on to Croggan. Otters are often spotted on the shore of nearby Loch Spelve and the wildlife here is fantastic. Red and fallow deer, excellent birdlife, otters and seals can all be spotted in the area.

The closest village is Craignure, which has a Spar shop, coffee shop, pub and hotel. There is a swimming pool and spa at the hotel, open to non-residents, and Duart Castle is just outside the village and well worth a tour. Tobermory, the island's capital, takes an hour and a half to reach, but the scenery on the way is picturesque, and you can spend the day exploring the craft shops and cafes, or take a boat trip out to one of the neighbouring islands.

  • The Bothy at Laggan
  • On the approach to Laggan Farm
  • Stunning views of Ben Buie from Laggan Sands
  • Beinn nan Gobhar across Loch Buie at sunset
  • Wonderful picturesque setting
  • View from the window in The Bothy
  • Loch Usig, a freshwater Loch near The Bothy
  • View over Lochbuie from the summit of Ben Buie
  • Even the coo's enjoy the beach at Laggan!
  • Croggan and the view over Loch Spelve
  • Fallow deer can be seen around Lochbuie
  • Stunning scenery
  • White tailed eagles are often seen in the area