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Carsaig Arches

Isle of Mull, Scotland
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Spectacular island coastline

There are lots of reviews on here about how tough it is.... and that's just the parking. But if you... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
Andrew K
via mobile
Amazing scenery, flora and fauna but hard to get to the last arch

Thankfully I didn't read any of these reviews before doing the walk. I just wanted to see the... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

There are lots of reviews on here about how tough it is.... and that's just the parking. But if you are plucky enough to navigate your vehicle down this little lane and find a spot to park up you will be rewarded with some of...More

2  Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Thankfully I didn't read any of these reviews before doing the walk. I just wanted to see the arches, specially that one with a small chimney so yesterday evening with a beautiful weather we started the walk from Carsaig Bay. The path, when there's one,...More

5  Thank ChusiChusi
Reviewed 12 August 2015

The walk around from Carsaig to the Arches is a delight to anyone interest in geology, flora or fauna. The arches are impressive and the black sand of Carsaig bay is very interesting

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Did this walk when staying on Mull- absolutely stunning coastal walk. Great views of Jura, Colonsay and Mainland. Be wary if climbing down to arches though as path eroded - can be dangerous - not necessary to do this though as the first arch is...More

2  Thank DKSS
Reviewed 28 May 2015

A long, hard walk with stunning scenery which you can't really enjoy because you are looking at the round all the time in case you put a foot wrong. Boulders, bogs, scrambles. The 6 miles there and back took us 7 1/2 hours which will...More

3  Thank TheGoodShag
Reviewed 29 August 2014

I am one of the walker in a group of four. We parked our car near Carsaig pier, had our lunch and took off towards the arches. We had no idea how far it is, but fortunately we met a couple who had a detailed...More

7  Thank Praveen A
Reviewed 22 August 2014

This is a fairly long walk on uneven ground but the views out to sea and the geology in the cliffs are worth the visit and the arches are one of the most impressive coastal landforms in the UK.

2  Thank PMagraw
Reviewed 10 August 2014

The bad reviews left in here nearly put me off doing this amazing walk.Long but worth every minute.Spoiled by sea on the left and rocky cliffs on the right,wild feral goats,deer,lots of birds including the amazing sea eagle.The walk is long and you need walking...More

9  Thank Gabi T
Reviewed 7 October 2013

My husband was of the opinion that this would be an easy walk because it followed the contour line on the map. He was this : completely wrong. The path was easy enough to find, unlike some footpaths in this part of the world, but...More

2  Thank Carol H
Reviewed 30 August 2013

It's only four miles each way but you feel every little bit of it. The path (when there is one) is hard to keep track of especially when you have to resort to the shoreline because of landslips. You end up walking across wobbly, slippery...More

2  Thank CornishPiskie2013
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