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Garmony Forest Notices

We hope you’ve been enjoying the walking trails at your nearby forests during lockdown. As Scottish Government COVID-19 restrictions ease, we look forward to welcoming you back more fully, and are working hard to reopen our facilities as soon as safely possible.

At this location:

  • The car park is open and will be free of charge.

Please bear with us and check back regularly for updates. You can also find more information by visiting our COVID-19 page and our FAQs.

Picnic on Mull's wild coast

Garmony is a great place to admire the view or have a picnic. If you feel like some exercise, the coastal trail between here and Fishnish is an excellent way to explore Mull’s wild sea shore. The sharp, plaintive call of oystercatchers makes a perfect soundtrack to the scene, and if you’re lucky you may spot otters or porpoises.

Guide map to the forests of the Isle of Mull (PDF 4.5MB)

Walking trails


Garmony Trail

A gentle stroll along the shore to a delightful picnic area overlooking the Sound of Mull.

Uneven grassy surface. Generally flat with short fairly steep ramps.

¼ miles / 0.6 km

¼ hour


Coastal Trail

Follow the low rocky shore of the Sound of Mull between Fishnish and Garmony. Great views of the Morvern peninsula and an opportunity to see oystercatchers on the rocks.

Uneven grassy and gravel surface, with some rough rocky and earthy sections. Some short steep slopes. Includes narrow sections of boardwalk and several muddy areas.

4 miles / 6.5 km

2 hours

More information

This trail along the coast and back links Garmony with Fishnish, close to the ferry terminal for the crossing to Lochaline. The oystercatchers often create an atmospheric mood with their high, piping call.

Facilities & access

Picnic area
Picnic area

Public toilets, a café and a tourist information centre can be found in Craignure, approximately 3 miles to the east.

Getting here

Garmony is about 4 miles west of Craignure on the road to Salen/Tobermory. The car park is on the north side of the road, near Isle of Mull Rugby Club.

Using SatNav?

PA65 6BA is the nearest postcode, but is about 1 mile north on the A849.

Public transport

Bus services between Craignure and Tobermory pass the entrance to Garmony. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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0300 067 6650 (option 2)
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