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Hebrides

Burg

Golden eagles, red deer and otters inhabit this spectacular peninsula on the Isle of Mull.

Things to do

NATURE SPOTTING

Keep an eye out for the rich variety of animals, birds and insects that live on Burg, including golden eagles, peregrine falcons, red deer, feral goats and (in June) the rare slender Scotch burnet moth. At dawn and dusk, otters may be glimpsed scampering on the shore or diving into the small burns that lead to the sea. Porpoises and basking sharks can sometimes be spotted out to sea.

WALKS

Enjoy the 5-mile walk from the car park to the fossil tree - an imprint of a tree trunk left in the cliffs around 50 million years ago.

For added adventure, climb Bearraich (432m) for spectacular views of Mull and the surrounding islands.

Walks here

Fossil tree trail

Fossil tree trail

Difficulty
Narrow path on steep, rough ground (although first half of walk is on wide tracks)
Time
approx 6 hours
Distance
5 miles each way

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