Tag: Mull

Railway stations : 02-Nov-2018

I’ve just been looking through old railway tickets and just found out. I can add the following stations to my list.

  • Dalmuir
  • Pollokshaws West
  • Welling

It also turns, out the very time first, I went to Oban by train was, way back on 21st September 1996. For two adults and children it was only £35! Wish it was that price now! Oh and also included the ferry over to Mull.

Added a list Scottish Islands, I’ve visited!

I’ve just added a list of all the Scottish Islands, I’ve visited! Check out the list at www.gordon-valentine.com/travel/scottish-islands/.

Caledonian MacBrayne ferry to Islay

So far the list includes…

  • Arran – Firth of Clyde
  • Bute – Firth of Clyde
  • Great Cumbra – Firth of Clyde
  • Mull
  • Iona – Mull
  • Inchcailloch – Loch Lomond
  • Kerrera – Firth of Lorne
  • Skye

Scotland Tour August 2015 : Day 3

During today’s tour of Scotland we left the “mainland” of Mull and got a ferry over to Iona, which is small island in the Inner Hebrides. It’s about 1 mile wide and 4 miles long.

It’s also got one of the best beaches, I’ve ever seen in the UK! Only downside, the water was very, very COLD!!! Would have needed a winter wetsuit to go swimming! Maybe I am looking for a reason to wear a wetsuit!! 😛


Caledonian MacBrayne ferry to Islay



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