Rowan Cottage Location
The Isle of Mull is situated off the West coast of Scotland and forms part of the inner Hebrides.
Its a 2 1/2 hour drive from Glasgow with an opportunity to enjoy some spectacular Scottish scenery including the famous Loch Lomond and and its surrounding mountains.
Traveling from the South, visitors to Mull make there way to Oban.
The main ferry terminal to Mull is in Oban.
The ferries are operated by Caledonian Macbrayne,
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How to find Rowan Cottage
Turn right after disembarking from either the ferry at Craignure or Fishnish, travel the 10 miles to the village of Salen.
On entering the village you will pass a two storey building on your right. Once passed, Rowan Cottage is the third cottage on the right.
Should you find you have driven pass it, when you arrive at the post office/phone box shop turn around and head back this time cottage is the fourth one back.
On arrival a welcoming tray will be found in the kitchen, containing tea, sugar, shortbread and a pint of milk will be found in the fridge.
Within the village are located the Salen Hotel, Spar shop, post office, restaurant and petrol pump.
For golfers there is two 9 hole courses on the island, one at Craignure and one at Tobermory both only 10 miles from the cottage. Golf Clubs are available to hire if required.
Bikes can be hired within the village on a daily or weekly basis . Details of which can be found in the cottage.
Fishing on mull is wide and varied, from good salmon rivers ,remote hill lochs full of brown trout freely rising to the fly to sea fishing for anything from mackerel to specimen skate. Details can be obtained locally regarding permits and tackle.
For the more adventurous a 20 minute drive will take you to Mulls only Munro, Ben More where the starting point is from sea level.
The historic island of Iona can be reached from finnaphort on the south end of the island following a picturesque journey.
The picturesque town of Tobermory with its multi coloured buildings lies 10 mile to the North of Salen .