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8 award winning renovated stone cottages with wood burning stoves and luxurious bedrooms overlooking the open fields of a working farm managed for wildlife and ecology and the sea. Peaceful and relaxing with spectacular coastal walks.

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Rooms: 9 doubles, 4 twins, 1 single, 3 extra/sofa beds.
Price:

Cottage from £320

Meals: Self catering
Open: Open all year
Address: Treshnish Point, Calgary, Isle of Mull, ARGYLL, PA75 6QX
Tel: 01688 400249
 
reviewed by greentraveller

Why we've chosen Treshnish & Haunn Cottages

'Treshnish and Haunn Cottages are a collection of comfortable traditional farmers' cottages on the Isle of Mull, offering a warm welcome as well as fantastic views out over the ocean and across to nearby Calgary beach. The traditional 200+ year-old blackhouse farmers’ cottages may appear small from the outside with their thick walls and low roofs. However, inside the rooms are warm, spacious and tastefully decorated with painted tongue and groove. It's a practical mix of traditional and contemporary that's good for active couple and families.' By Rhys Jones and Hannah Engelkamp

Proud holders of the Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold Award – a fully audited scheme which monitors green management, the cottages won their Carbon Footprint Award (2011) and the Goldstar (2011) making them: “one of the 10 greenest GTBS businesses in the country” Andrea Nicholas, Director GTBS.  15 September, 2010: Treshnish and Haunn Cottages nominated for Scottish Thistle Awards

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How does Treshnish & Haunn Cottages minimise its impact on the environment and contribute to a sense of place?

They utilise renewables appropriate to their location including a 6kw proven wind turbine, solar panels for hot water in Toechtamhor Cottage and PV panels at the farm, plus a 70kw Froling woodchip boiler that produces heating and hot water for four self-catering cottages, farmhouse, office and laundry. The cottages are all extremely well insulated and all appliances are A-rated or higher. All of the water comes either from rainwater harvesting or from their own private spring, all of which is treated without using chlorine. Guests are provided with tips on how to save water, and all cleaning products are environmentally friendly. Guests also take responsibility for their own energy usage & pay based on meter readings.

In terms of recycling, the 'Recycling Shed' provides guests with facilities to separate paper, glass, plastics, tin, batteries, milk bottle tops (given to a local eco-school) and vegetable waste, which is used on their own vegetable garden. Guests are given free range eggs from the Treshnish hens, plus there's often their own meat for sale and extra veg from the garden. The site is both cyclist and walker friendly, with bike storage and plenty of information on where to find the best walking and cycling routes in the area. Treshnish and Haunn Cottages are also involved with a local eco-school, helping to start up a veg garden on school grounds. They've planted over two thousand native trees on the farm, which is carefully managed for Conservation and bio-diversity and won the RSPB UK Nature of Farming Award in 2011. 

Top eco features at Treshnish & Haunn Cottages

 
  • Energy from 6kW wind turbine, 70kW Froling woodchip boiler, PV & solar panels

  • Guests take responsibility for their own energy usage & pay based on meter reading which cuts wastage

  • Free range eggs produced by own hens, and promote 'buy local'.

  • Pre-arranged baggage collection from bus.

  • Manage the farm for bio-diversity and plant native trees.

  • Awarded Gold by the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

 

Location

Treshnish & Haunn Cottages, Isle of Mull, Scotland
Nearest train station: Oban

Directions from station:
We are an hour from the ferry at Craignure. There are buses from Tobermory to Calgary, 3 miles from here. We aren't insured to collect you but will gladly collect luggage, if pre-arranged. We have bikes you can borrow here. Please get in touch if you want further info. Our website has links to ferry and bus timetables.

Plan your journey by train

Buy rail tickets online and then collect them at any main station.
Bookings usually open 10-12 weeks before your date of travel.