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Altcreich Cottage

Near Craignure, Isle of Mull

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Mull is one of the most enchanting of Scottish islands, the magic of which calls visitors back year after year.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove

Altcreich Cottage has a splendidly central situation between the hills and the shore, just north of Craignure on the way to Tobermory, standing all by itself with wonderful views out across the Sound of Mull to the mainland.

Inside the owners have set themselves the delicate task of introducing modern comforts into the cottage, while retaining all of its traditional character and the result is a resounding success. The sitting room has an open fire and doors to a paved patio area and a delightful grass garden with ponds, a burn and little bridges (care with young children).

There is a well-fitted kitchen and separate dining room plus a downstairs bedroom and shower room, that is very useful for elderly or less mobile party members. Upstairs there are two bedrooms, still with their original panelling and with wash basins (in all the bedrooms the beds can be pushed together. At the other end of the house is a utility/drying room, while an outbuilding houses a storage area, fridge and further WC.

Map & Local

To the north you are within 20 miles of Tobermory (all facilities), the picturesque 'capital' of the island, with its brightly coloured houses clustered round the harbour.

From Aros, you can cut across inland to Dervaig, home of the celebrated Mull Little Theatre and on to the fabulous beach at Calgary. The drive down the west coast of the island to Ulva is absolutely stunning, with panoramic views across the sea to Coll and Tiree.

By then you are well on the way to The Ross of Mull and unforgettable Iona with its silver sand beach and peaceful Abbey, where Columba first brought Christianity to Scotland in 564. On the way, you might take a detour to see the imposing cliffs at Carsaig, a site much loved by artists. Perhaps it is becoming clear why one holiday on Mull is simply not enough.

Local Events and Attractions


Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.




Sitting room with open fire and TV/DVD
Dining room
Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, washing machine, fridge-freezer, dishwasher etc
Twin bedroom
Shower room with WC and wash basin
Drying room with sink


Twin bedroom (beds together) with wash basin
Twin bedroom with wash basin

What's included

Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £15 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric storage heaters, electric panel heaters, electric heated towel rails and open fire (1 basket of logs INCLUDED). Water is from a private source which is UV filtered and regularly tested; however (as is typical in many parts of Scotland) it can become discoloured, particularly after heavy rainfall. Guests may therefore prefer to bring bottled water to drink. A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (2 large, 2 medium or 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. No smoking.



The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Fri

Booked Available

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 10% w/c 05 Oct 18 From 05/10/2018 to 11/10/2018
  • Save 10% w/c 12 Oct 18 From 12/10/2018 to 18/10/2018
  • Save 10% w/c 19 Oct 18 From 19/10/2018 to 25/10/2018
  • New Year 2018/9 From 28/12/2018 to 03/01/2019

Changeover Day: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 6
21 Sep 2018 - 04 Oct 2018 £450.00
05 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018 £550.00
26 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018 £395.00
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 £650.00
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 £650.00
06 Jan 2019 - 07 Feb 2019 POA
08 Feb 2019 - 04 Apr 2019 POA
05 Apr 2019 - 25 Apr 2019 POA
26 Apr 2019 - 09 May 2019 POA
10 May 2019 - 23 May 2019 POA
24 May 2019 - 30 May 2019 POA
31 May 2019 - 27 Jun 2019 POA
28 Jun 2019 - 29 Aug 2019 POA
30 Aug 2019 - 19 Sep 2019 POA
20 Sep 2019 - 10 Oct 2019 POA
11 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019 POA
01 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 POA
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 POA
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA
06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.


Refundable House Holder's deposit required