COVID-19 and Forestry and Land Scotland
FLS has reduced its operations to felling that is contributing to essential business requirements to help keep Scotland ticking over. Our staff are working from home where possible; staff who are working continue to practise social distancing rigorously following Government and NHS guidance to keep safe.
Fresh air and being outdoors benefits physical and mental health and well-being, and for local visitors the majority of walking trails on Scotland’s national forests and land remain open. Be aware that staff cannot maintain our standard checks and maintenance. All our mountain biking trails and all car parks are closed.
All visitors are reminded to maintain social distance at all times.
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.
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.
Allow ¼ hour
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.
Allow 2 hours
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
Public toilets, a café and a tourist information centre can be found in Craignure, approximately 3 miles to the east.
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.
PA65 6BA is the nearest postcode, but is about 1 mile north on the A849.
Bus services between Craignure and Tobermory pass the entrance to Garmony. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.
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