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A forlorn deserted village with tremendous views

We walked to Shiaba on a hot cloudless day. Even in beautiful weather there is something poignant... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
organist66
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Braintree, Essex
Shiaba & Magnificent Views

Best place to start is at the Ross of Mull Heritage Centre just as you enter Bunessan on the right... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2015
lancashirescott
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

We walked to Shiaba on a hot cloudless day. Even in beautiful weather there is something poignant about this place; you can work out where the village centre and school once were, for example. The views out to sea are superb, with Colonsay, Jura and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank organist66
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Best place to start is at the Ross of Mull Heritage Centre just as you enter Bunessan on the right, they have some cheap pamphlets on different areas in and around the Ross including Kilvickeon & Shiaba. The pamphlet for this area has a bit...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank lancashirescott
Reviewed 10 September 2013

Our walk to Shiaba was done on a gorgeous September day and we were rewarded with outstanding views towards Jura and Carsaig. We recommend reading about 17thC/18thC life on Mull and this abandoned village in particular before the walk. The village provokes all sorts of...More

Date of experience: September 2013
3  Thank BreconBeacon
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Wonderful walk with fantastic scenery and the ruins very atmospheric.

Date of experience: July 2012
3  Thank Gwen G
Reviewed 18 June 2010

Shiaba is probably not the best preserved ruined township on the Isle of Mull but it is still interesting and historically significant. Good views are to be had of Malcolm's Point from Shiaba, from Dun A' Gheard (Fort of the Guard) and from at Sron...More

2  Thank The_Mystery_Guest
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