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The Old Byre Heritage Centre

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Lovely lunch of sandwiches and beverages - very welcoming. Nice gift shop too. The drive to this... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Louise M
Excellent coffee and cake

Friendly ladies served us with coffee and cake on a wet and windy day. All well presented . We... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Nicholas G
Knysna South Africa
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All reviews gift shop natural history friendly ladies harris tweed play barn lovely lady friendly service rainy day coffee and cake isle of mull lovely lunch tea room car park home made cakes model films gifts
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Lovely lunch of sandwiches and beverages - very welcoming. Nice gift shop too. The drive to this is amazing over the moorland

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Friendly ladies served us with coffee and cake on a wet and windy day. All well presented . We enjoyed the gifts at their well stocked gift area.

Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Great gifts! It’s good to support local, small businesses. A nice little trip out if you have kids who’d like to use all the toys in the barn. Cafe had no vegan options

Thank Aviva F
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on way home from beach. Our children loved the outdoor play area and so did we as it meant we got peace to eat our lunch which was very nice! Two freshly made baguettes, some homemade cakes and friendly service. We were a...More

Thank katesL1664OC
Reviewed 24 May 2018

If your visiting Mull and have any interest in its history and its wildlife it would be a great shame not to visit The Old Byre. We got there at opening time and Ursula (who is one of the amazing characters that has created this...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

..... if you like history, geography, sociology, nature etc. Or are generally alive!!! Off the beaten track this little place offers you a glimpse of Mulls past, who has lived there and what life may have been like. There are films, a museum with pictures,...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

After driving down what seemed a dirt track road for a few miles we arrived, well what a charming place with 2 lovely ladies running it, they were so helpful and friendly couldn’t do enough for us without being intrusive and knowledgable about their island....More

Thank LESLEYG126
Reviewed 23 October 2017

A lovely quaint little museum. The exhibition is interesting. The staff are so friendly, we felt so welcome. The play area was great, aimed towards younger children, it's under cover so perfect for a rainy day.

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Any time we visit Mull we make a bee-line for the Old Byre. It has everything you need in once place, with an olde worlde feel, excellent customer service and a place to sit and put the world to rights. On this visit we had...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Rained all day but it didn't matter as we were warm and dry in the Old Byre learning about the history of Mull. The models were amazing and seeing birds up close was very informative.Lovely lunch and lovely ladies in the shop and cafe.

Thank Polly C
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Jan B
7 October 2018|
Response from derekl776 | Reviewed this property |
It maybe a little tricky perhaps, but not insurrmountable. There is some eneven ground and stairs, however nothing that is a great hurdle.