Ulva School Community Association

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Panoramic Photo of Loch na Keal, Ben Mor and Eorsa

Places to stay

Kilbrennan B&B: Whether you are looking for a restful, slow-paced break, or one filled with activity, Kilbrennan Farm offers all the modern comforts you need within an historic farmhouse set amidst one of Britain’s most stunning landscapes. Evening meal available. Phone 01688 500 158 or email us.

Killiemor B&B
All rooms ensuite. Wonderful views over Ben More.
Tel: John and Sandra 01680 300302

Lip na Cloiche B&B: Comfortable accommodation comprising one double and one single room, both with private bathrooms, in traditional-style cottage set in renowned gardens with stunning coastal views. Phone: 01688 500257 or visit the website.

Torr Buan House - Set in Mull’s National Scenic Area on the north west coast of the island and in one of the most spectacular localities in Scotland, Torr Buan House is designed in an arc, to take in panoramic views from sunrise to sunset. We offer Dinner Bed and Breakfast and picnic lunches can also be provided. Phone: 01688 500121 or visit our website.

Things to do

Ballygown Restaurant is family run, and offers wonderful local produce and home-cooked specialities, in the warm and friendly atmosphere of Ballygown Cottage. Located along the north-west coast of the island, just back from the shoreline, its superb food and location will entice you back for more.
All pasta, cakes and puddings are homemade and bread is baked daily using organic flour. All meat comes from the island, and prawns, crab and lobster are caught from the surrounding waters. Delicious haggis is handmade in the Ballygown kitchen, too! Booking is advisable. There are only four tables!
Phone 01688500113 /text 07748046289, email jeanettecutlack@hotmail.com.

The Boathouse:This award winning restaurant on Ulva is where you can eat delicious home cooked food, buy hot or cold drinks and choose from a range of specialities, such as local oysters, prawns, crab, and other very fresh seafood, based on locally sourced ingredients. The Boathouse (the 2009 Scottish Winner of UKTV Food's Market Kitchen “Local Food Heroes” competition) offers full meals, soup and sandwiches or just a cup of tea or coffee and, perhaps, some of their wonderful baked treats. It is open, in the season, from 9am to 5pm every day but Saturday, serving lunches 12-4pm. Contact 01688 500241.

Discover Mull Wildlife Tours: Love Mull, love wildlife, then Discover Mull is for you. We are a wildlife and bird watching tour of North Mull which also shows guests the History, Geology, Wild flowers and Scenery that Mull has to offer. Our full day, mini bus tour starts from Dervaig and Tobermory with home-made lunch and refreshments all included in the price.
www.discovermull.co.uk email: enquiries@discovermull.co.uk
Tel: 01688 400415 or 07780 600367

Fishing Guide: If you are thinking of coming to Mull to do some fishing, I can be your peronal fishing guide and help in making your freshwater fishing trip to Mull a memorable one. My site also includes a free downloadable guide to freshwater fishing on Mull. Please don’t hesitate to contact me and and I will give you any help I can.

Isle of Mull Wildlife Expeditions: est.1979. For the very best wildlife day out in Scotland why not join Hebridean Wildlife Expert David Woodhouse for one of his daily expeditions to see Otters, Sea Eagles, Golden Eagles and lots more on the magical Hebridean island of Mull. To join a trip you can rendezvous at David's home, Torr Buan House, Ulva Ferry at 9.30am, or meet at Craignure if you are on the Oban ferry to Mull or staying elsewhere on the island. All food and drink is included in the price of £44.50.
Tel/Fax 01688 500121 Email: info@scotlandwildlife.com.

Lip na Cloiche Garden & Nursery: A small, densely-planted garden close to the shore with stunning sea views to Ulva and the Treshnish Isles. Imaginative use is made of driftwood and found objects. The garden has been featured in numerous publications and is open all year with no admission charge. Phone: 01688 500257 or visit the website.

Mull Charters: Amazing wildlife trips to see one of Mull's most iconic birds - the magnificent White-tailed Sea Eagle.
Tel: 01680 300444

Turus Mara: Landing cruises to see the wonders of Staffa, the Treshnish Isles Seabird and Seal Sanctuary, and the Isle of Iona. Leaving daily from Ulva Ferry. Daily excusions also from mainland. Freephone 08000 858786 or 01688 400242/297.

Crafts, Produce & Services

Lip na Cloiche Crafts: Mirrors, clocks, decorative items and cards made from driftwood, shells, antique china fragments and other beachcombed items. Phone: 01688 500257 or visit the website.

Polly's Tent: Hand-painted wildlife gifts created by Polly at Ulva Ferry. www.pollystent.co.uk tel: 01688 500225

Ardmore Fish: Deliveries every Thursday, or can be collected in Salen. Also vegetables, fruit, pet food, etc. Bill Langford 07774 214552.

Dervaig Post Office and Store Ltd: Welcomes you to one of the largest Premier stores in the West Coast of Scotland. Tel: 01688 400208 email: dugs564@btinternet.com.

Fresh Shellfish: daily from Loch Tuath.
Andy Durie 07818 044937.

Gremlin's Preserves: All home-made at Fanmore.
Tel: 01688 500253 or email: gremlin@fourfanmore.com.

Helen Mackay: Lagganulva Farm Highland Beef, Blackface and Hebridean Lamb and Mutton. Phone 01688 500139 or email.

Lobsters, Crabs, Prawns: landed daily at Ulva Ferry.
Steven Patterson 07795 158423.

Aglarond Design: Whether you want  a website, brochures, leaflets or resource DVDs, we can help at the most competitive prices you will find. We can offer a full service including website hosting or arranging printing and delivery. Just get in touch to see what we can do. Email or Phone: 01688 500158.

Iain Thomson: Fencing Contractor. Livestock or Deer Fencing to your needs. Phone 01688 500295.

John Sullivan: Roofer and General Builder.
Phone: 01688 500153.

Lochside Catering: Bespoke catering and cakes for all occasions. Special diets catered for. Jane Chauvet.
Phone: 07769 118259 or email.

Mull Print: For all your short print-run requirements layout design, typesetting etc.
Contact us on 01688 500111 or email: mullprint@btinternet.com

Mull Renewables: Energy Surveys, Wind Surveys, Renewable Advice.Tel: Bob Stewart 01680 300302. www.mullrenewables.co.uk

Visit our area

Photo of full moon over Loch na Keal

The USCA area has much to offer and is a National Scenic Area. So, what makes it special?

Well, according to Scottish Natural Heritage the special qualities include:

  • "Highly distinctive seaways and shores
  • A voyage from enclosed sea loch to the open Atlantic
  • Dramatic coast of basalt terraces and cliffs
  • Views of an island-studded sea
  • Islands and islet groups of astonishingly varied character
  • A vast natural world, dwarfing human settlement
  • World famous Staffa and Fingal’s Cave
  • The horizontal Treshnish Isles
  • The instantly recognisable Dutchman’s Cap"