For lovers of
History and heritage
This trip operates from 1 April - 18 October 2020 in association with Duart Castle
Climb aboard as we sail across the sound of Mull to Craignure. As you approach the island, you'll spot the focus of the day's adventure - Duart Castle. When you arrive, you will receive complimentary transport to and from the castle included in this ticket. This island fortress stands proudly on the headland, guarding the island and the water below. It's been the home of the Clan Chief MacLean for over 650 years, and is one of the last privately owned clan homes in Scotland. You'll be able to explore everything from the grounds to the great hall - before stopping for tea to sample the delights of the castle's kitchen garden.
There are multiple sailings from Oban ferry terminal to Craignure (Isle of Mull) at 09:50, 11:10, 12:20 and 2:00. Once you arrive at Craignure you will be met by a member of Duart Castle staff and transferred a short distance (10 minute journey) by people carrier to Duart castle.
Once you have completed your Duart Castle visit you will be transfered back to the CalMac ferry terminal at Craignure. The transfers are available at 12:55, 14:40 and 16:30
PLEASE NOTE - the last transfer from Duart Castle from April 1 - 30 and October 1 - 18 is 16:00
Sample Day Itinerary 1 - 30 April and 1 - 18 October 2020 *
Ticket Collection in Oban Terminal. Simply bring your reference number that you receive after booking.
Caledonian MacBrayne ferry departs Oban for Craignure on the island of Mull. On route there is breath-taking scenery steeped in history, including a fantastic view of Duart Castle built in the 13th century.
Arrival at Craignure, Mull, where you will be greeted by castle staff
Transfer to Duart Castle
Arrive at Duart Castle
Depart Duart Castle via transfer to Craignure
Departure on Caledonian MacBrayne ferry from Craignure where food and drink will be available.
Arrival back to Oban.
*All times may vary and are at the discretion of the operator subject to conditions prevailing at the time.