Isle of Mull

Spey Cottage

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Guest Comments...

Here are just some of the comments left by previous guests in our visitors book.

Mr & Mrs Giles    -    Balloch

"Wonderful Holiday! Wonderful House! Wonderful Mull! Hope to see you very soon. If you have children, a visit to Sgriob-Ruadh Farm is a must!"

Mr & Mrs Ward-Villota    -    Yorks

"Mull, a truly magical place - Great for children - great for beachcombers (like my wife!) and Spey Cottage, what a retreat, we will return!!"

A. Hodgetts    -    Devon

"Cottage - Congratulations!  Tobermory - Terrific!  Mull- Magnificent!  Hope to return"

Dorothy & Ken Brown

"Taste of heaven.  Mull reaches the parts other places cannot reach."

Jack & Nancy Goring

"Tobermory revisited 50 years on.....!! We honeymooned here in June 1949!  It's good to be back - Together!

Jane, Bill, Jenny, Laura Davies, Beckie Baird & Kirsty    - Aberdeen

"Cottage 10/10  Tobermory 10/10  Weather 7/10 !!!  All in all a very enjoyable holiday"

Sheena Norris & Blair (2 1/2)    -    Portsmouth

"Rain two out of three, but an enjoyable time at the Highland Games with an afternoon of sunshine - red faces !!"

George, Lorraine & David Kerr

"A super holiday.  Enjoyed house and Garden very much.  Glorious weather all week and going away with happy memories"

John & Catherine Toner

"Enjoyed our holiday.  Weather Good.  Cottage lovely."

Callum Weir & Family    -    Cupar

"We enjoyed our stay and thank you for letting us sleep in your house.  Weather was good."

The MacGregors

"(2nd visit)  Lovely to see Mull in Summer - Calgary Beach glorious, super for the boys!"

Bob & Sadie

"Had forgotten what a beautiful island Mull is.  A very comfortable stay.  Hope to be back."

Alan, Hazel & Mark Milner    - West Yorks.

"Beautiful house - Weather changing constantly! Great stay - Hope we will return to Tobermory.  Lovely memories of Mull and Spey Cottage."

Arthur ? & family

"Very happy holiday here in Mull and much appreciated the comfort of beautifully equipped Spey Cottage."

Gil & Sally    -    Northumberland

"One week wasn't enough!  Great Cottage, though watch out for flying chimneys! Weather and temperature exactly as we would have expected.  We will be back again and again."


"Mull is magic."

The Winning family

"Great holiday and very lucky with the weather.  Spey Cottage is great and Tobermory an ideal base.  Calgary Beach and Anchorage restaurant recommended."

Ron & Norma Leonard    -    Lancs.

"A very enjoyable holiday.  We never tired of the views around Tobermory.  Lots of walking in fairly good weather."

The Toppings

"Enjoyed our stay.  Weather typical Mull - Pouring rain and brilliant sunshine.  Golf remains tricky !"

Christine Chinn & Daughters    -    Birmingham

"Well equipped cottage, ideally situated.  Have been to Mull many times but never tire of the magic of the island."

Sarah Edwards, Anthony, Alan & Margaret Marriott - Swansea

"A perfect cottage in a lovely location - One week wasn't enough to see this beautiful island.  Weather was warm and sunny for almost the entire week !!  Recommend boat trip to Staffa and Lunga (a must), walking on the Isle of Ulva and around Quinish Point and Iona.  Cottage very clean, welcoming and well equipped.  Good exercise walking back from town.  Good holiday home."

Janis Greig, Eric & Jennifer Deane

"Very comfortable cottage and very relaxing holiday.  Reasonable weather.  One weeks not long enough !  We loved Mull."

Tom & Susan Hill & family    -    Edinburgh

"What a fantastic holiday !  Scorching hot weather, 1st class accommodation.  The garden of Spey Cottage is really beautiful - We will be back to Spey Cottage soon !!"

The Broadhurst family

"Mishnish within staggering distance.  Even in slightly damp west coast conditions.  Enjoyed whisky, castle, Salen show and cheese farm, lighthouse, Aros Park.  Wouldn't bother with Chocolate Factory.  Spent fortune at 'Duncans' - Keeping Tobermory afloat.  Well appointed cottage - Thanks."

Kate, Lou & Rachel

"Lovely holiday - All the 'best' people come to Tobermory.  We bumped into Princess Anne in the bakers !....Yes it was her !  Visit An Tobar for homemade cakes and inspiring surroundings."

Adams family    -    Glasgow

"Fantastic weather and saw all of Mull.  Iona was super, Ulva worth a look.  Avoid the Angora rabbit farm as it was awful.  Mishnish worth a few visits."

Ingrid, Allan, Michelle & Jim    -    Dorset

"Have enjoyed our second visit to Mull and nice to spend time in Tobermory.  Coffee and books in Dervaig 'cranky' but a must to visit.  Mull is like a magnet and I am sure we will be back.  Well worth the long journey to get here !!"

Myra, Rob & Jimmy

"What can one say !!! It has been a wonderful week and weather on our side.  Highland Cottage recommended for food.  Calgary and Uisken for the beaches, Carsaig for the views."

Jacki, Craig, Murray & Robbie McDermott

"Great family holiday, mum and dad enjoyed it too"

Judith & Stuart Copeland

"Great holiday, loved the wildlife ! Recommend Wildlife Safari and a trip to Staffa with Taurus Mara.  Also Back Brae restaurant excellent."

David Ousby

"Very nice throughout.  Would have been nicer if we could have had a coal fire."

Tom. Richard, Jude, Michael

"A fantastic holiday, loved it all.  The weather was poor but did not spoil things.  Thank you."

Jean & Grant    -    Ormiston

"Accommodation a 'home from home' - excellent weather, fantastic!  Can't wait to return again !!"

Mega Inchimanda    -    Japan

"I'm very happy to meet you, I'll go to Tobermory again.  Because this town is very lovely.  Thank you very much.  I enjoyed my holiday."

Liz & Andy

"Excellent base - Ulva/Torosay Castle/Ulva wildlife expedition are highlights.  Great to be back once again.  Till next time....."

Cath & Tony Smith & Boys    -    Redcar

"Lovely warm cottage, weather fine but cold.  Nice walks round Aros & Lighthouse, brilliant New Year.  Definitely hope to return"

Pam, Dougie, Brenda, Allan, Alyson, Kelly, Stephanie & Corrie    -    Edinburgh

"Cottage was terrific, weather fine (sunshine everyday). Aros Park walk was lovely as was Ben More and Calgary.  Nice ghost in main bedroom, very friendly! (Bacardi overdose!).  Chocolate factory is excellent."

Mike & Steph, Amy & Rufus    -    North Yorkshire

"This was home from home for us and is everything we wanted, clean & comfortable house and furnished in our style.  Loved every minute of it and will be back."

Stanton Family

"Cottage nice and comfortable.  Rained all day Sunday and then good for the rest of the week.  Really enjoyed the holiday, especially our visit to Iona."

Ralph & Annette Back    -    Guildford

"Very good accommodation.  Cosy and comfortable, excellent training walking up from Main Street prior to climbing Ben More.  Sorry to leave but the rat race calls."

Lee Family

"Very enjoyable stay, lovely cottage with nice views, washing machine useful, especially with Laura."

Catherine & Allan Alsopp & the little uns'

"Enjoyed our stay here, weather been kind up to Wednesday last week.  Like to come again.  Cottage comfortable, kitchen ideal."

Liz & Doug McMillan and Tony & Ange Mathew    -    Edinburgh & Southend

"Lovely week here.  Weather been very good up till Friday, cottage very cosy will be back. The only thing wrong was Liz took ill but the Dr was very kind and saw her."

Peter, Anna & Archie Harris

"First class accommodation.  Warm and cosy.  Exactly what the Dr ordered."

Barbera, Jean & Sheila

"We're all enchanted with Mull 'Discover Mull' was an eye opener.  Enjoyed the eagles and much more.  Sheila enjoyed Iona and Fingals cave.  Saw a lot of the sea but no Whales and Dolphins!  But must come back to Spey Cottage.  Offered a home from home and we enjoyed the spaciousness and cosiness we found here, as well as a few short walks to take in the fabulous views all around."

Gale, Mike, Daniel & Harry

"Beautiful cottage, magical Tobermory. Lovely walks, beaches and trip to Iona!  Weather surprisingly good - Beach and paddling!!!"

Trudi, Dean & Kerry (8 & 10)

"Lovely Island, lovely food, lovely place and Iona beautiful.  Thank you! Very nice Mull."

Pauline, Scott, Shona & Adam Reid

"Weather rotten, tanks for the toy box it was a godsend for a two year old.  Cottage lovely, spent a few nights soaking in the bath instead of outside.  Highland Cottage restaurant a must."

Scott, Spanner, Gary, Paul, Howard, Carol & Dave

" Once again a very nice day, much appreciated thank you."

Elaine, Kayley, Ben & laurie Brown

"Fantastic break, 3rd time on Mull, first time Spey Cottage.  Home from home. So happy here don't want to leave.  Explored the outskirts and path from Tobermory, toured the island, went to McKinnons cave, had a wildlife safari.  Weather warm and sunny.  Mishnish very friendly.  Looking forward to returning soon, thanks a lot for a lovely stay."

Daniel Brown (aged 6)     -    Edinburgh

"I enjoyed seeing the fishing and we got some scallops."

Catriona and pals    -    Ireland

"Good food, good music, good drink, good crack, good God is that the time!"

Sue & Derek Wood    -    Kent

"An invigorating week of wonderful walks, enjoying the magnificent and varied scenery.  Cottage was very comfortable and welcoming base in a lovely position.  However we recommend the construction of a vernacular railway down to the Main Street.

Scott Family    -    Longside

"Lovely island of Mull.  Golf course tricky and hard. Better carrying bag than have trolley. Climbed Ben More and be careful to follow path.  Lovely views Visited Iona and Calgary Beach.  Weather has been very good.

Roger & Sally Keyworth    -    Cambridgeshire

"We discovered Mull 10 years ago and have been back to Tobermory several times.  But this is our first stay at Spey Cottage and we have been very happy here.  This years favourite has been Ulva - Wonderful!!  Blazing Fiddles concert - FANTASTIC."

Ali, John & Flo Jo Davies    -    Wales

"Special meal.  Mishnish - what an interesting pub but what food - No selection on menu, portions small and served almost cold on stone cold plates.  Definitely one to miss."

Karl, Deanna, Connor & Sunny

"Had a super time in Mull, enjoyed our stay in Spey Cottage.  One week was too short to see everything."

Bill, Mary, Fiona, Molly Murray    -    Inverness

"Magic moments on Mull."

Stefan and group    -    Germany

"Mull - a very lovely place with friendly people.  Lost my watch, someone found it and I got it back !  The children loved Calgary beach and we all loved Duart Castle.  Cosy nice cottage with a very nice small garden.  We enjoyed it."

Omond & Hunter Family    -    Edinburgh

Wonderful time, excellent accommodation, magical Island.  Did not want to leave.  Will definitely come back for a longer visit next year - will phone to confirm booking soon!  Thank you to the wonderful Maclean family.

Brenda & Dick Matheson & Mark Carr    -    Durham

"The sun shone for most of the week (except the day we left).  We've explored the north part of the island and been able to do some great walks (Spienne Mor, Ardmore Forest, the Lighthouse, Ulva).  The farmers market is well worth a visit but get there early.  Para Handy tales at the Mull Little Theatre was excellent.  A great end to our holiday.  Hope to return in the not too distant future - A great week."

Whittome Family

"We have had a wonderful week on Mull.  Loved Calgary beach, Tobermory itself  and super walks etc.  Children even swam in the harbour!  Highly recommend Sealife Surveys trips.  Lovely cottage really cosy."

The Blenkinship-Wilson Family    -    Cumbria

"Rain, rain and more rain!  No fish, but this is a magical island, Skye no contest, Arran no contest.  Thank you Susan and family for the use of your lovely cottage.  I will return."

Imlay Family    -    Newport on Tay

"What a difference from the Sahara where I work, so green and fresh, lovely cottage and the setting is out of this world.  See you soon, Booking for next year."

Lesley Mark Josh and Jamie Heslop

"Your cottage is lovely.  We would love to come back in season as everything was closed!

Gill Allan, Don John, Diane & Peter Kuik - Livingstone

"You have a beautiful cottage - very clean and tidy - we were all very impressed and hope to come back again next year for the rally. Thanks xxxxx."

The Askem family - Essex

"Very comfortable cottage - well equipped, which all helped to make our stay a memorable one.  Thank you."

Tony, Cath, Vince, Ruth & little tiny Matty - Redcar

"Lovely return to Spey Cottage, weather not too bad, brilliant New Year with a dram at the Mishnish.  Robert lovely host.  Hope to return. Happy New Year."

Stan, Kathryn, Ben & Eve Williets - West Midlands

"We came for Balamory and enjoyed so much more.  The scenery is overwhelmingly beautiful.  We particularly enjoyed Calgary beach and the drive down to Ulva.  Ulva is completely unspoilt and natural.  Iona was a long drive for the ferry but well worth it.  Absolutely stunning, a real holiday to remember - Thank you."

Steph, Mike, Rufus & Amy

"Weather beautiful, wildlife as usual.  Almost a year since we stayed here last time.  Spey Cottage remains special."

Wayne, Art, Min, Bones, Dave Mac

"Great times, some sore heads."

Ron, Laura, Gavin & Angus McLeod - Edinburgh

"We loved the cottage - clean, beautifully decorated and well equipped.  Spent a wonderful afternoon on Calgary beach and boys went to see Eadie McReadie and Spencer in Tobermory."

Melissa, Dean, Emily & Joe - N. Yorkshire

"We have visited Scotland many times, but this is our first time on Mull and it has been a revelation.  Emily loved Calgary Bay and collected pretty shells.  Joe loved the Mull railway, both children were thrilled to discover that the Balamory crew were on location.  We met most of the cast, we all loved Iona and Staffa - we shall return when the children are a little older and can manage to walk more than 1/4  mile without complaining.  There is so much more to discover."

Steve, Judith, Alex, Harry & Toby - Oxfordshire

"Lovely cottage, pretty village and fantastic beach at Calgary.  Weather mostly good, not disappointed in any way with Mull."

Ian, Lynne, Milly & Angus (Scottie dog) - Dyce, Aberdeen

"Enjoyed our visit to Mull, one of several visits but first time to Spey Cottage and enjoyed our Stay."

Roger & Sally Keyworth - Cambridgeshire

"Our 3rd visit to Spey Cottage which never disappoints.  We'll be back."

E & J Hamilton

"First visit to Mull, had a great time, weather wonderful, scenery fantastic."

Sue, Simon, Tilly & Tallulah Bintley-Bagot

"A really great week.  We really have enjoyed our first trip to Mull and first trip away with two kids.  A lovely cottage - heaven to find a washing machine after a car filled with sick!!! Really good - peace and tranquility and an aura of calm in Mull, golf course, Calgary beach, Torosay Castle and Balamory.  An Tobar, Screen Machine not so good.  Roads, they are too wiggly!!"

Sharon & Sean Cross

"Home from home at Spey Cottage, fantastic hospitality and a wonderful trip tro Iona, even although it poured with rain.  Boat trip great Fab captain."

The Porter family - East Calder & Cook family - Mauchline

"What a place to get married ... Came to see Balamory, left seeing Tobermory.  Thanks Susan, your house is amazing, I know we'll be back"

The Kirk family - Bishopton

"Cool cottage, hill too steep, ghost didn't show but annoying fire alarm went off a six in the morning, but no fire, was it the ghost?"

Roger, Fiona, Charlotte & Alexandra Duncan and 'Archie' - Worcestershire

"Superb cottage, weather fantastic.  Would recommend the whale watching trips, Calgary Bay, Duart Castle and the Isle of Iona, avoid eating at the Lochinvar restaurant, no atmosphere, food terrible and very expensive.  Did the Balamory tour and Alexandra was very pleased to be opposite Miss Hoolies house.  A great holiday, Mull is magical x."

The Ram family - Upminster

"What a beautiful island, we had great weather and a lovely cottage.  The children would like to recommend Tobermory Chocolates."

Joan & Suzie Clowes

"Great stay, weather variable but not a problem as lots to do and see.  Great house/home to stay in."

Phillip, Wiebke & Nicholas Mackay

" Had a terrific stay, an ideal cottage, Staffa superb if you are on tour on Mull an ideal place for an eveing meal is McGregors Bistro in Craignure.  Superb seafood pizza.  Avoid big hotel at the top of the hill overlooking the harbour, totally average food at inflated prices."

Maureen, Stevie & Kyle Robb

"Weather and island great."

Nigel, Joy, Marcia & Cameron Chippendale

"Wonderful weather, lovely cottage, our children love Balamory now, will be back next year, Calgary beach beautiful.  Iona spectacular.  A delightful mug of hot chocolate at Tobermory Chocolate."

Couch & Milnes crew - Kerry, Gordon, Oliver, Sue, Simon & Joseph

"Fantastic break and place... totally deserted, of course it rained and rained but we all had a great time exploring the island anyway - Calgary beach is stunning."

Claire, Sean & 'Begbie' - Gateshead

"Pretty good weather fantastic walks and amazing views, very friendly people.  Great fishing!  Cottage in great location - We'll be back."

Ashley, Karen, Laurie, Freddie Field

"Lovely cottage, everything we needed.  Enjoyed quiet Scottish Xmas - weather mixed.  Beautiful on Boxing day, a great walk yesterday to North coast - saw an Otter!  Will be back for Tour of Mull (hopefully) - drier weather with any luck."

Cath, Tony & Matty - Redcar

"Lovely cottage once again, very much enjoyed, weather hasn't been too good but we managed to get to the Mishnish.  Hope to be back again soon."

The Ashton family - St Helens

"Weather great for time of year, grew to love the cottage as the island enchanted us more and more.  Don't miss the beaches on Iona, Ben More or the Mishnish."