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The road up to the parking spot near the farm at Knockvologan is an experience but worth the... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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A jewel!

We spent a wonderful afternoon walking to and enjoying Erraid. There's always something special... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Glossop, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

The road up to the parking spot near the farm at Knockvologan is an experience but worth the effort! Once we found the parking spot we enjoyed a fantastic afternoon walking on the island. We were fortunate to have clear blue skies and although it...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jackie20142015
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We spent a wonderful afternoon walking to and enjoying Erraid. There's always something special about being able to walk to an island and this one is particularly evocative, given the literary link to Robert Louis Stevenson and the spectacular starting point from Knockvologan beach. We...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank tcgannon
Reviewed 30 September 2016

First off, I wanted to add this to my review of Mull, which I hastily posted. So, I haven't been to Erraid. Though our boat from Iona did sail around Erraid. Erraid can actually be reached by land from Mull, on low tide. Just give...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank SageTraveler
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The detailed walk instructions for Erraid are in the small brown "favourite walks on Mull and Iona" book available in all good tourist shops on the island and a worthwhile investment. Pronounced "Errrid" you will need to check the tide times online before you set...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank Claer B
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Had a great day visiting here. The walk was spectacular and scenic, you felt as if you were the only person who had done it, as we saw nobody else, once we left the farm. The island is most interesting, with the Stephenson connection. Care...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Shiehallio
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Simply that I built that with a couple of my little nieces in a gale 7 one Christmas. Freezing but we finished it in one day and celebrated with a huge fire in the cairn. I aligned it to the south so that on midsummer...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Debbie754
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

You can park at a croft at the end of the road at Knockvolgan. Then a walk of a mile or so. Errand can be reached by foot when the tide goes out - which reveals the most amazing white sand that separates the island...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank WinnaDing
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I wanted to visit the island asked one of the residents about the tide times, this is important so you don't get stuck there. I wanted to visit the observatory and after chatting to some of the residents, I managed to get to the observatory...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Alan C
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Whenever possible we like to find the locations used by Robert Louis Stevenson in his novels, particularly, Kidnapped. Visiting Mull gave us the opportunity to visit the Isle of Erraid which as noted, was visited by Stevenson, and also utilized in his novel, Kidnapped, as...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank Carl_Pritchett
Reviewed 8 September 2014

A wonderful lady at the ferry port packed us a lobster supper with salads and crusty bread.Wine from the ferry shop and as we walked to this tidal Island made famous by R L Stevenson the sun cast long shadows on the sand.This was a...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Rodger43
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