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What is the population of Tobermory Isle of Mull?

What is the population of Tobermory Isle of Mull?

Tobermory, Mull

Tobermory Scottish Gaelic: Tobar Mhoire
Tobermory Location within Argyll and Bute
Population 1,000
OS grid reference NM504551
• Edinburgh 120 mi (193 km)

How large is the Isle of Mull?

338 mi²
Isle of Mull/Area

Is Mull bigger than Islay?

Although larger than Islay, the population of Mull is less, around 3,000 people, and approximately 1.000 of them live in the picturesque harbour town of Tobermory with its colourful buildings. …

What is the capital of Mull?

Tobermory (Tobar Mhoire – Well of Mary), capital of Mull, is one of the prettiest ports in Scotland, thanks to the colourful houses and a sheltered bay where legend has it one of the Spanish Armada ships sank in 1588 carrying gold bullion.

How long does it take to drive around Isle of Mull?

It is about 2.5 hours drive (including the Ferry) from Fort William to Tobermory. That is 5 hours driving alone in one day, some of which is on sign track roads which can take a lot longer!

Who owns the Isle of Mull Scotland?

Ulva sits on the west coast of Mull in the inner Hebrides, and has a population of only six, including its owner, Jamie Howard, who inherited the island from his mother.

How long does it take to drive around Mull?

Is Mull bigger than Arran?

Mull is a bigger island than Arran, and is a bit more varied, with some excellent beaches and with more opportunities for side trips, e.g. to nearby islands such as Iona and Staffa. On the other hand, Arran is a bit closer if you are plannimg to drive up from London. You are spoilt for choice! 2.

Is Isle of Mull hilly?

The only problem is that they are quite hilly, with some quit steep climbs between Ulva Ferry, Calgary and Dervaig. The best area for off road cycling is in the Tobermory surrounds. There are cycle trails through Ardmore and Glengorm Castle, linking through to Dervaig.

Why does Tobermory have Coloured houses?

The Mishnish Hotel first led the way to a brighter future for Tobermory when its owner, Bobby MacLeod, decided 45 years ago to paint the property bright pink and later yellow, prompting others to follow and decorate the neighbouring buildings in bold blues and reds.

What is the speed limit on Mull?

(30MPH SPEED LIMIT) ORDER 2019 make the following Order: 1 This Order may be cited as the “Argyll and Bute Council (Salen Loop Road (UC81), Salen, Isle of Mull) (30mph Speed Limit) Order 2019” and shall come into operation on the first day of March Two Thousand and Nineteen.

How long have people lived on the Isle of Mull?

People have been living on the Isle of Mull since the end of the last ice age around 8,000 years ago and standing stones and stone circles still litter the island to this day.

Are there any islands off the coast of Mull?

Numerous islands lie off the west coast of Mull, including Erraid, Inch Kenneth, Iona, Gometra, and Ulva. Smaller uninhabited islands include Eorsa, Little Colonsay, the Treshnish Isles, and Staffa (of Fingal’s Cave fame).

Where does the majority of the population of Mull live?

Much of the population lives in Tobermory, the only burgh on Mull until 1973, and its capital. Mull is surrounded by the Sound of Mull in the north, the Firth of Lorn in the south and east and the Atlantic Ocean in the west.

What’s the population of Mull, Iona and Ulva?

The population of Mull, Iona and Ulva is around 1,800 people which is probably doubled in the summer because of the many tourists that visit Mull each year. Much of the population lives in Tobermory, the only burgh on Mull until 1973, and its capital.

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