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Travel to Fionnphort
Dancing alone
by Jan Sutch Pickard

On a single track road
the service bus is crossing the island:
its driver swinging round the corners
with accustomed ease;
pulling into passing places,
as though steering a partner
through a ceilidh
in a crowded village hall.

He is keeping time
and he starts whistling a dance tune:
perfectly pitched, poignant,
the kind that works best for a last waltz.
Suddenly, spinning the wheel,
he has us all dancing –
his bus, every single passenger
and the passing hills reflected in the loch:
dancing together –
dancing alone.

To Glasgow
Flights to Glasgow Airport or Prestwick Airport.

From Glasgow to Oban

Travel by train A stunning journey.

Travel by coach For those travelling on a budget.

Travel by car Out of Glasgow take the A82 to Crianlarich, then A85 to Oban.

From Oban to the Isle of Mull

By ferry to Craignure Some say it's the most beautiful ferry crossing on the West Coast.

Over Mull, from Craignure to Fionnphort

By electric bike Save your car ferry fare and cross Mull by electric bike!

By coach Look out for herons, deer and highland cattle!

By car: Just follow the signs for Fionnphort.

Map of the Isle of Mull

Staffa House is only a couple of minutes’ walk from the bus terminal at Fionnphort jetty, we’re just 200 metres back up the road so it couldn’t be easier! Bus times are designed to connect with ferry arrivals and departures at Craignure - it all works really well and we’re very happy to help with any transport questions when you’re planning your visit.
We offer a reduction of £2.00 per person per night, on each overnight stay, for any of our guests from the UK and Europe who travel to and from Staffa House entirely by public transport. Please ask us about this when booking.
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