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Island Apartments

Quality Self Catering Apartments based at Portmore Place, Tobermory, Isle of Mull.

Portmore Place enjoys wonderful views over Tobermory seafront and Calve Island, and is in the heart of 'old Tobermory'. A range of restaurants & shops are on your doorstep, but spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife are still only a few minutes walk or drive away.

The colourful buildings along the Main Street make Portmore Place easy to find;  Portmore Place is painted red, & is next door to the popular Mishnish Hotel & bar, on the right hand side of the photograph above.

Built in 1850s this historic building is an ideal base for your holiday, offering comfortable one or two bedroomed apartments, which are well equipped and tastefully furnished. All enjoy uninterrupted, panoramic views over the harbour from their living rooms and master bedrooms. Our apartments are named after islands - Lunga, Iona, Ulva, Staffa, Erraid & Lismore - please click on the names on the tab at the top of this page for details of each property. The prices for each apartment can be found on the page for each apartment & also on the 'Terms & Conditions' page.

The Surrounding Area

A holiday on the island of Mull offers an unrivalled opportunity to enjoy a huge variety of scenery, wildlife, flora & fauna. Discover changing views round every corner; rugged cliffs, unspoilt sandy beaches, rolling hillsides, shimmering seascapes. Wildlife abounds the waters off Mull are one of the best places in Europe to see whales, dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks and other marine wildlife.

Mull is home to both golden eagles and (white tailed) sea eagles Other birds of prey include osprey, hen harrier, peregrine falcon & short eared owls. Birdwatchers may also spot corncrakes, & increasingly rare song birds such as skylark, song thrush and linnet. A visit to the spectacular island of Staffa and the Treshnish Islands will also reveal a wide range of sea-birds from the comic (& incredibly tame) puffins, guillemots, kittiwakes, to razorbills and skuas.

Red deer are common on higher areas throughout Mull, Fallow deer & wild goats may also be seen. Otters are not uncommon on rocky shores & common seals can often be seen off seaweed covered rocks along the shore-line.   

Several local businesses run boat trips from Tobermory, Ulva Ferry and Iona in search of a host of marine life & sea birds. There are also a number of land based wildlife tours which will help you explore Mull & search the best places to see eagles & otters.

Mull has a rich diversity of plant life, with over 4000 different species recorded ranging from the wild daffodils & blue bells of spring to the yellow iris & foxglove of summer. Wild orchids, sundew & cotton grass grow on bogland while gentians & alpines can be found on the highest peaks.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact

Debra Lyndley

Island Apartments

Portmore Place

Main Street

Tobermory

Isle of Mull

PA75 6NU

 

Tel: 01688 400589

or 077 68383806

 

email

info@islandapartments.co.uk

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Mull Artist

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Last updated:

02/02/2010