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Pennyghael Location for The Old Church

The Old Church is situated by the sea in the small hamlet of Pennyghael in Mull's south western corner. This outstanding property has a beautifully scenic outlook on the shore of Loch Scridain with the most stunning views of Ben More. This historic building has been transformed into a unique place to stay for guests with great attention to detail. We can't imagine anyone not falling in love with this exceptional property.

Nearest village: Bunessan (11 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

The small village of Pennyghael is approached from the west after crossing the River Leidle. There is a small hotel in the village, which usually serves evening meals to non-residents during the busier months (April to October); a community hall and post office/store which sells basic provisions.

This is a great area for those wanting to see birdlife, otters, seals and even passing porpoises and dolphins (if you are lucky!) as Loch Scridain is a haven for wildlife. Walkers, photographers and outdoor enthusiasts will be in their element. The starting point for a fantastic walk along the south coast at Carsaig is a five minute drive from the house, where there is mature woodland, dramatic cliffs and geology and a large sweeping bay.

Holidaymakers staying in this south western corner of the Isle of Mull have easy access to some beautiful white sandy beaches as well as boat trips to Iona, Staffa and the Treshnish islands which depart from Fionnphort (a twenty minute drive from the cottage).

  • The Old Church in Pennyghael
  • Outstanding setting on Loch Scridain looking over to Ben More
  • Explore the island's southern coast to discover stunning beaches like this one
  • Superb location, house and gardens for guests to explore during their stay at The Old Church
  • Carsaig lies a short but adventurous drive away for awe-inspiring coastal walks
  • Knockvologan beach on the Isle of Mull's south west tip
  • Nestled into woodland on the fringe of the village, The Old Church feels wonderfully private and has a fantastic view to Loch Scridain, with direct access to the shore
  • The Old church and it's beautifully tended gardens
  • Handy bike shed for guests
  • The Old Church and the surroundings
  • Breakfast with a view from the garden at The Old Church
  • Pennygheal, a settlement of houses along the loch shore
  • The lawned garden at the Old Church
  • Iona make a great day trip from the Old Church
  • The view from the bedroom window
  • One of the 'secret' coves awaiting exploration on the Ross of Mull