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Gentle peaceful stroll.

Lovely gentle stroll to a beautifully kept serene resting place. Well kept and informative by the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Marjorie D
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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
A Macquarie Returns!

We arrived on the Isle of Mull knowing that is where our friend's ancestry was from, but didn't... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brandy S
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Farmington, Connecticut
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B8035, Gruline, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely gentle stroll to a beautifully kept serene resting place. Well kept and informative by the Trust.

Thank Marjorie D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on the Isle of Mull knowing that is where our friend's ancestry was from, but didn't know about the Mausoleum until we checked Trip Advisor. Found the parking area and it was down-pouring! We pulled it together and started the trek. It is...More

Thank Brandy S
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I was aware of this place having just joined the National Trust For Scotland, but hadn't originally planned a visit as it was off our route. However, on seeing the sign we stopped and set off walking. It's about 10 minutes walk along a very...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

A must see slice of Australia on Mull. Maintained by the National Trust of Australia we stumbled on this place on our way to Ben More. It is tranquil and beautifully set amongst simple gardens.

Thank Greg E
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

We walked to this mausoleum on an afternoon stroll, as we were staying at a wonderful B&B about a quarter mile away. It was interesting for the historical aspect and worth a look if you're passing by or staying nearby as we were, but I...More

Thank lewis314
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Major General Lachlan Macquarie was the fifth and last governor of the New South Wales Colony. He accomplished many things during his tenure. Among these was the ending of the monopoly of the New South Wales Corps over the rum trade, ending the "Rum Rebellion",...More

2  Thank V581ZSdonb
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Most Australians, and others interested in history generally, will enjoy visiting the Macquarie mausoleum. Lachlan Macquarie was a man who saw past Sydney as just a convict settlement and envisaged what it and indeed Australia might one day become. It's a long way for us...More

1  Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Nice to read about the story of the people laying there. And a nice walk to get here. So if you are in the neighboorhood have a look.

Thank In_J0
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

We were told about Macquarie's Mauseleum by a couple of Irish visitors in Portree in Skye and decided we just had to see it. Having looked it up on Google we knew it was on the Salen to Gruline road but there is no signage...More

Thank Kathy B
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a beautifully kept mausoleum. Probably of no imterest to those who are not Australian. A 500 walk in, through largely private land but if you know a lot of Australian History it is a must see. Otherwise, for those with no soul, it...More

2  Thank Helen M
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