Welcome to the lovely Isle of Mull, a region known for its charming towns, and unique wildlife encounters. The Isle of Mull is well-known for its natural beauty, yet the occasional rainfall can add to the island's allure. With these excellent activities that are just as enjoyable on wet days, you can embrace the weather and make the most of your time on the island. Mull offers something for everyone, no matter if you're looking for indoor adventures, unmatched relaxation, or unforgettable wildlife encounters.
Read on for 7 things to do on Mull in the rain.
1) Discover Tobermory's Hidden Treasures
The vibrant centre of Mull, Tobermory, offers a variety of indoor activities to keep you occupied on rainy days. Discover the local shops in the area for handcrafted creations, original gifts, and more. Visit the charming cafés and coffee shops to warm yourself with a hot beverage and indulge in mouthwatering snacks. Shopping in Tobermory is a joy, and you're sure to find some lovely treasures to cherish as a reminder of your stay on the Isle of Mull.
2) Discover Duart Castle's Secrets
Duart Castle is a wonderful historical monument and the ideal activity for a wet day. It stands erect on a cliff overlooking the Sound of Mull. Learn about the castle's fascinating history and turbulent past by taking a guided tour. The tea room at the castle is a cosy place to relax and take in the spectacular views, making it a great indoor activity on a rainy day.
3) Seek Shelter at the Sea Deck Bar
Another great choice for a rainy day hideaway is our Sea Deck Bar, which you can find in Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa, along with our Òran na Mara Bistro. Even on a wet day, you can indulge with exquisite whiskies or light meals while admiring the breathtaking views of the sea. It's a perfect place to unwind and savour the island's gastronomic treats while it pours outside because they even serve amazing pizzas.
4) Òran na Mara Bistro - Epic Coast Views
If it begins to rain, go to the nearby Òran na Mara Bistro, which is ideally situated at our hotel beside the ferry dock at Craignure. In addition to delectable food, our lovely bistro offers breathtaking seaside views that you can take in from the comfort of a cosy dining room. It's the ideal setting for savouring a delicious lunch as the rain gently knocks against the windows.
5) Indoor Wildlife Encounters
Mull is known for having a wide variety of wildlife, so bad weather need not prevent you from seeing some amazing encounters. Think about going to a wildlife hide at Fishnish, where you may see majestic eagles and other intriguing bird species in their native habitat while being dry and at ease.
Isle of Mull also offers the opportunity to spot whales, dolphins, sharks, and puffins. Despite bad weather, visitors can still enjoy amazing encounters with a wide variety of wildlife in their native habitat while staying dry and comfortable. The best time of year to see these marine animals in the Isle of Mull is during the summer months, specifically from May to September. During this time, the waters around the island are teeming with marine life, making it an ideal period for spotting these fascinating creatures.
6) Afternoon Tea Indulgence
What could be more distinctly British than Afternoon Tea? Enjoy this lovely custom at the hotel's restaurant or get comfortable in a nearby tea shop. Experience mouthwatering scones, delectable sandwiches, and a variety of great teas with your friends or loved ones. A lovely event, Afternoon Tea brings a touch of class and cosiness to any gloomy day.
7) Wildlife Tours at Mull
Consider going on one of the numerous escorted Mull wildlife tours if you want to see more animals. You can visit the greatest locations to see seals, otters, eagles, and even whales on these expert-led trips. You won't soon forget the thrill of seeing these majestic animals in Mull's spectacular scenery.
Let the Adventure Begin at the Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa
While Mull is a fantastic location for outdoor experiences, a wet day can still have its own special beauty and opportunity for discovery. There are many indoor activities available on Mull, including Duart Castle and the wildlife hides, as well as lovely shopping in Tobermory and basking in breathtaking sea views at the hotel's cafe and bar.
The Isle of Mull Hotel and Spa offers a range of treatments and packages to cater to the needs of our guests. From rejuvenating massages to luxurious facials, there is something for everyone seeking relaxation and pampering. The spa menu includes options such as deep tissue massages, hot stone therapies, and aromatherapy sessions. Guests can also indulge in body wraps, exfoliating scrubs, and detoxifying treatments. For those looking for a complete spa experience, our hotel offers packages that combine multiple treatments for a truly blissful retreat. Whether you are in need of stress relief or simply want to treat yourself, the Isle of Mull Hotel and Spa is the perfect destination for a rejuvenating getaway.
Plan your amazing trip to the Isle of Mull, come rain or shine, s. While you discover the beauties of the island, take pleasure in the warmth and comfort of their cosy rooms. Make reservations right away and set out on a journey to discover Mull's beauty for yourself.
Explore more of Mull
Read more about the Isle of Mull, including things to do when rain stops and the weather is fairer:
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Seasonal opening hours apply to some attractions.