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Garmony

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Garmony Forest Notices

COVID-19 has changed lots of things we do. And as we re-open the majority of our facilities and welcome more of you back in Phase 3, we need your help to do it safely. Please check what’s open before you travel; enjoy your visit safely by following NHS and Scottish Government guidance; take your litter home with you; and follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.

At this location:

  • The car park is open and normal charges (if any) now apply.

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

Walking

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.

Moderate
¼ miles / 0.6 km

Allow
¼ hour

Walking

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.

Strenuous
4 miles / 6.5 km

Allow
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

Parking
Parking
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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Phone
0300 067 6650 (option 2)
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