The Old School, Salen

Visiting the Isle of Mull

There's something for everyone within easy reach of The Old School, Salen.


Enjoy the outdoors with some fabulous coastal walks and forest walks, starting right at the apartment door.


For sporting enthusiasts, there’s bicycle hire, paddle board hire and kayak hire available at Salen Campsite.


If you’re feeling energetic, why not tick off a Munro and climb Ben More, Isle of Mull’s only Munro.


Catrona’s Hair & Beauty Salon in Tobermory offers relaxing treatments and massages – tel:  01688 302234

Here's some of our guests favourite things to do:

Calgary Art & Nature


The gallery is packed with local arts and crafts and the café serves local produce and light lunches.  The walking trail leads you through the woodland and has some really interesting sculptures, viewing platform and zip wire for the children.  The Woodland Walk leads you to Calgary Beach.

Calgary Beach

Calgary beach

A stunning destination to relax or a swim in the turquoise water.  Robins Boat is located  by the beach where you can buy a range of refreshments and Isle of Mull Ice cream.  The shop is distinctive by its roof which is made out of an upturned boat hull.

Ben More

Ben More, Isle of Mull

Ben More is the highest mountain and only Munro on the Isle of Mull. It stands at 966m tall and the trail is approximately 6 miles long.  It is situated in the south of the island, above the shores of Loch na Keal.

Whitetail Gin Distillery


Visit Isle of Mull’s very own micro gin distillery, famous for it’s award winning Whitetail Gin brand, named after the legendary Whitetailed Eagle.  

Tobermory Distillery


Experience Tobermory’s historic Distillery &  Visitor Centre.  The distillery produces Tobermory Gin and 2 distinct Single Malt Whisky.  

Golf Courses

Golf courses Isle of Mull

There are 2 scenic golf courses close by, Craignure Golf Club and Tobermory.  

Swimming Pool & Spa

Sea View Swimming & Spa
 overlooking Craignure Bay
tel: 01680 812544

Horse Riding

Pony trekking on highland ponies at Killichronan.  Please text or WhatsApp on 077488 07447.

Mull Aquarium

Europe’s first catch and release
aquarium in Tobermory Harbour.
  tel: 01688 302876

Duart Castle

Duart Castle and Tea Room is the ancestral home of the Clan Maclean and is open to visitors. 
The views are spectacular from the roof terrace and the castle offers some lovely walks.
tel: 01680 812309

Car rental

Car rental services are available from Bay Garage in Tobermory, and Mullcarhire in Craignure.


Tobermory, the main town on the Isle of Mull, is less than 10 miles away from our apartments.


The nearest main Airport is Glasgow or Edinburgh, and the local airport is on Oban on the mainland.