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Cicerone Guides: Walking on the Isle of Mull: Mull, Ulva, Gometra, Iona and Erraid

Walking / Outdoor GuideNew Edition

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Terry Marsh(Author)

204 pages, 90 colour photos, 50 colour maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | laminated cover (not waterproof) | Nov 2017 | Edition: 2 | #238739 | ISBN-13: 9781852849610
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £14.95 $20/€17 approx

About this book

Guidebook describing over 40 walking routes on Scotland's beautiful Isle of Mull, as well as neighbouring Ulva, Gometra, Iona and Erraid. Walks range from 2 to 16 miles and from short circuits to demanding mountain traverses, but without technical difficulties. The Isle of Mull is wild, rugged and great for wildlife spotting.


Contents

Introduction
      History
      Geology
      Plants and wildlife
      When to go
      How to get there
      Getting around
      Accommodation
      Communications
      Using this guide
      Access in Scotland
      Stalking
      Safety
      Maps
      Paths

1 North Mull
      Introduction
      1.1 Tobermory and Aros Park
      1.2 Rubha nan Gall
      1.3 Ardmore
      1.4 Glengorm Castle and Dùn Ara
      1.5 Glen Gorm East and Glengorm Castle
      1.6 Quinish Point and Mingary Aird
      1.7 Ardmore Forest Trails
      1.8 ‘S Airde Beinn and Crater Loch
      1.9 Calgary Bay and Caliach Point
      1.10 Treshnish
      1.11 Beinn na Drise and Beinn Bhuidhe
      1.12 Loch Frisa
      1.13 Speinne Mòr
      1.14 Salen and Cnoc na Sróine Hill Fort
      1.15 Mull Coast to Coast: Salen to Killiechronan
      1.16 Glen Aros

2 Central Mull
      Introduction
      2.1 Garmony Point and Fishnish
      2.2 Glen Forsa
      2.3 Beinn nan Lus and Beinn Bhuidhe
      2.4 Beinn Talaidh
      2.5 Loch Ba
      2.6 Glen More to Loch Ba
      2.7 Corra-bheinn and Cruachan Dearg
      2.8 Beinn nan Gabhar and Beinn Fhada
      2.9 Ben More from Dhiseig
      2.10 A’ Chioch and Ben More via Gleann na Beinne Fada
      2.11 A’ Chioch and Ben More from Glen More
      2.12 The Fossil Tree
      2.13 Druim Mòr and Torosay
      2.14 Dùn da Ghaoithe
      2.15 Dùn da Ghaoithe Ridge

3 Ross of Mull
      Introduction
      3.1 Gualachaolish and Carn Ban
      3.2 Glen More to Lochbuie
      3.3 Lochbuie to Carsaig
      3.4 Carsaig Arches
      3.5 Ardalanish
      3.6 Tireragan and Tràigh Gheal
      3.7 Ardtun

4 The Islands
      Introduction
      Ulva and Gometra
      4.1 Livingstone Croft Trail
      4.2 Ormaig and Cragaig
      4.3 Beinn Chreagach
      4.4 Round Ulva
      4.5 Gometra
      Iona
      4.6 Dun I
      4.7 A northerly circuit
      4.8 Port na Curaich
      Erraid
      4.9 Erraid
 
Appendix A Essential and supplementary reading
Appendix B Glossary of Gaelic words
Appendix C Useful information and contact details


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Biography

Dr Terry Marsh is a Lancashire-based award-winning writer and photographer who specialises in the outdoors, the countryside, walking and travel worldwide. He has been writing books since the mid-1980s, and is the author of over 100 titles. He holds a PhD in Historical Geography and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and an Honorary Life Member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.

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