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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Oiteag na Mara, Bruernish, Northbay, Isle of Barra, Castlebay HS9 5UY, Scotland
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful trip out to Mingulay on The Boy James. Skipper and daughter lovely hosts. Mingulay fantastic place to visit. We walked up hill and watched birds nesting on enormous sea cliffs. Journey back included travelling around Mingulay seeing many more cliffs, caves and birds. Really...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rach B
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Just returned from the most amazing trip aboard the Boy James to Mingulay. Weather was fantastic, slight swell on the water when we were landing and had to land on a slightly more rocky spot. It all added to the excitement. Most folk headed towards...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

This trip to Mingulay was up there with out top experiences as we travelled through the Outer Hebrides, and made all the better by wonderful weather. The experience on this peaceful island was wonderful in itself with close encounters with nature including Grey Seals, but...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We traveled to Mingulay on the Boy James on Friday 26th April 2018. We were lucky - it was the last day of our holiday and the first Mingulay trip of the year. The weather was cold but glorious. There was a slight swell on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

We were lucky enough to book a trip to Mingulay on our last day at Barra. Our previous booking had been cancelled due to the sea conditions. Mingulay is beautiful and unspoilt allowing the wildlife to flourish. The climb up to the cliff was not...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Had a wonderful day trip to Mingulay on "The Boy James" The trip out and back was relatively smooth. The scenery and wildlife amazing. The skipper and his mate where very good. Giving a commentary about the wildlife and the sea cliffs on the way...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

My husband and myself were due to go to Mingulay on the Boy James boat yesterday. 10 minutes before we were due to go, our hotel informed us that the trip had been cancelled, no explanation was given. Very disappointing. I left a voicemail asking...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We hired the boat to take 24 of us out to Mingulay for the night. we had already got permision to stay overnight. It took 2 full trips to get us all out there and back. A good journey both ways and great scenery on...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

We travelled to Mingulay on the " Boy James", ably skippered by Donald and his mate. Lots of wildlife (dolphins/seals) seen on the outward journey.We had 3 hours on the deserted island which gave time to walk over to the stunning western cliffs, and to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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3 November 2016|
Response from Austen T | Reviewed this property |
I did see people fishing the reservoir, when I was on Barra. Brown Trout. One was a local man, but I have no idea who to ask. call the tourist information office in Castlebay. I'm sure they would know the answer. cheers.