Isle of Muck Bunkhouse, Isle of Muck, Port Mor, Isle of Muck, PH41 2RP
Call Georgia Gillies on 07833 195654
OverviewThe Isle of Muck is an island on the west coast of Scotland, with a lot to offer. It forms part of the Small Isles, with the neighbouring islands of Canna, Eigg and Rum. It is a wonderful place to get away and relax, and is ideal for families, wildlife enthusiasts, walkers and anyone who enjoys the outdoors. With white sandy beaches on the doorstep, secluded bays, and an impressive range of wildlife including whales, porpoises, otters, seals, eagles, puffins and much, much, more, what more could you ask for? The Isle of Muck Bunkhouse is a self-catering hostel, which can also be hired as a holiday cottage. It is situated in the bay of Port Mor, with views of the bay and Ardnamurchan on the mainland. An ideal base from which to explore the island, whether you're travelling on your own, as a bigger group, or with your family. It is close to the piers, The Craft Shop & Tearoom and to the island's Community Hall. The kitchen diner is a light and airy space with solid oak flooring throughout, benefitting from passive solar gain throughout the day. The perfect space to chat to other visitors about their travels, or spend time with family and friends. The kitchen is fully-equipped with breakfast bar, gas cooker, fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine, toaster and kettle. There is a double room and three bedrooms with a set of comfortable bunks in each. Fast wi-fi throughout the property and a selection of cards, games and books. Travel cot and high chair available on request. All bed linen is provided, bring your own towel. Please bring all food for your own catering. There is no general store on Muck although seasonal produce may be available such as Isle of Muck shellfish, lamb, eggs and vegetables. There is a Co-op in Mallaig and Spar shop in Arisaig (both on the mainland) and a general store on the Isle of Eigg. You can either purchase supplies before you arrive, or supplies can be sent over on the ferry using these stores. The Craft Shop & Tearoom is open April-September and sells homemade soups, sandwiches, toasties and cakes. A great place for morning coffee, lunches and afternoon teas. This accommodation is featured on our map of West coast of Scotland, Skye and the Hebrides and here is its own website.
Rooms & Beds:8: 3x2(bunks) 1x2 (double)
Open:All year. Monthly lets available out of season.
Price per night:£22pp (plus £5 per stay if bed linen is required, and £5pp for towels). £90 sole use. £500 for a weeks sole use.
Booking:Advanced booking recommended. Book via email or telephone, Payment by BACS, cash or cheque - we are unable to process credit/debit cards.
Directions:The Bunkhouse is easily accessible being a few minutes walk from the piers tearoom and Community Hall. The Bunkhouse warden will meet visitors from the ferry. It is nestled on the shore of Port Mor bay on the south side of the island, with a picnic table and open views, and only 1/2 mile walk to Cairidh beach and bay, and 1 mile walk to the beaches at Gallanach.
Public Transport:Ferries to and from Muck sail from Mallaig and Arisaig, 40 miles from Fort William. It takes about 2 hours on the ferry, and is all part of your holiday adventure. You may even see a whale or porpoises on the way! The details are as follows: • Caledonian MacBrayne (MV Loch Nevis) - www.calmac.co.uk tel: 01687 310240 option 2. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. NB. Summer timetable sails to/from Muck Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun. Winter timetable sales to Muck Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat. • Arisaig Marine (MV Sheerwater) - www.arisaig.co.uk tel: 01687 450224. Email: email@example.com. NB. Sailings are only between April - September, sailing to/from Muck on a Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun, leaving Arisaig at 11am.
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Expose yourself to the rare and wonderful at Isle Of Muck Bunkhouse!
January 13th 2019
This friendly fella is just one of the many wonderful creatures that roam Isle Of Muck and the sea that surrounds it. Check out @indiehostelsuk’s instagram for more incredible shots of the otters, dolphins, puffins, seals, and local horses and cows that make this island so special.