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Mull’s forests are wonderful places to see some of the island’s rich wildlife, and with plenty of woodland close to the shore you might well see dolphins and sea birds as well as squirrels and crossbills. The trees hide intriguing historic features too, from ancient standing stones to forgotten villages and atmospheric graveyards.

Guide map to the forests of Mull (PDF 3.9MB)

Mull Eagle Watch

Visiting Mull between April and September? Join a ranger-guided trip to view Britain’s largest and most impressive bird of prey, the white-tailed eagle.

Mull Eagle Watch is a unique protection and public viewing partnership between Forestry and Land Scotland, RSPB, the Mull & Iona Community Trust, Scottish Natural Heritage and Police Scotland.

Find out how to book your place

Forests to visit

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The place for stunning views of Coll, Tiree and Rum, and a fascinating journey of discovery as you find old houses and settlements among the trees.

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Aros Park

Just a step away from Tobermory, there’s lush woodland with a play trail, barbecue area and an exciting waterfall.

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While away the time watching the ferries come and go, or spot sea birds.

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Stop for a picnic with a superb view, or explore the exciting coast path between here and Fishnish.

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Glen Aros

A historic graveyard nestles in this charming woodland. You can join the trail through to Loch Frisa too.

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Loch Frisa

A taste of Mull’s wilder side on a journey past the loch to Glen Aros.

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Ride or walk through the forest above tiny Dervaig village, with superb views out to the Hebrides.

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When you want a wee work out, head up towards the Scallastle River through woodland where native species are making a comeback.

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