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Brightwater Lodge is a self-catering cottage for seven with far reaching views out to sea and across to the mountains of mainland Scotland beyond. This spacious home is situated in the south eastern pocket of the island which is well known for its prolific wildlife, great birdlife, flora and fauna. The house is reached via a driveway which has shared access with two neighbouring properties.

Nearest village: Craignure (1.5 miles)
Drive to ferry terminal at Craignure: 5 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

Duart Castle is a well-known landmark, just a mile or so from the house. The castle is open from April through to the end of October and you can take a tour and visit the tearoom and shop. The house is conveniently close to Craignure, where the ferry lands on Mull. Craignure has a Spar shop, coffee shop, village hall and small children's play park. Just outside the village centre is the Isle of Mull hotel, which has a swimming pool, spa and gym that are all open to the public. Relaxing in the hot tub is a great way to while away a few hours on a rainy day.

The south-eastern corner of Mull has some stunning scenery on offer, so it is ideal for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts. There are some great hill walking opportunities and more sedate coastal paths in this area of the island, plus a couple of fantastic beaches too. Laggan Sands is particularly impressive and the scenery at Lochbuie (a 25-minute drive away) is just stunning, with otters regularly seen around the shore of Loch Spelve.

If you want to visit Iona, Fionnphort is a 45-minute drive from the house, and Tobermory can also be reached in a similar time, with its picturesque harbour and main street lined with gift shops and eateries. A wildlife tour is also a good way to see more of the island and gives you a good chance of seeing the eagles, otters and deer the island is well known for.

  • Brightwater Lodge and it's stunning hilltop position
  • Nearby Duart Castle
  • View from the garden of Brightwater Lodge
  • Tobermory the Isle of Mull's main town
  • The house and gardens
  • Loch Don a haven for wildlife
  • Red deer in the summer months
  • Loch Don with Sgurr Dearg and Dun da Gaothie in the distance
  • Craignure the closest village and port of arrival for the ferry
  • Cycling the Dun da Gaothie ridge walk
  • Otter rolling in seaweed
  • The view up to Sgurr Dearg from the house
  • White tailed eagles are frequently seen in the local area