The Isle of Iona is located on the west coast of Scotland, accessed via Ferry from Oban to Mull, then another Ferry from Mull to Iona.
Known for it’s tranquility and natural environment, Iona welcomes tourists from all over the world throughout the year, with summer being an especially busy time. As well as being a popular tourist destination, it is also a well known spiritualist retreat.
How to get to Iona
Travelling from Glasgow, take the A82 to Tyndrum and then take the A85 from Tyndrum to Oban. Take the ferry from Oban to Craignure on Mull. Advance booking for the Oban to Mull ferry is advisable if taking your vehicle – especially in the summer months. Once on Mull, travel by car (or bus) to Fionnphort and take the ferry from Fionnphort to Iona. Once off the ferry turn right and is a 15 minute walk up past the Abbey.
Take the A82 through Ballachulish towards the Corran Ferry. Cross on the Corran Ferry and then take the B8043, before following onto the A884 towards Lochaline. The Lochaline ferry will then take you over to Fishnish on Mull. Once on Mull, travel to Fionnphort and take the ferry to Iona. Once off the ferry turn right and is a 15 minute walk up past the Abbey.
Bookings are not required for the Mull to Iona ferry.
Convenience store – a Spar Shop is located in the village which is roughly a 10/15 minute walk away from the pod site.
Ferry – located by a 10/15 minute walk away
Pub, Hotels & Cafe – located by a 10/15 minute walk away
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