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Bunkhouse

The Bunkhouse is a self-catering hostel, which can also be hired as a holiday cottage. It is situated in the bay of Port Mor, with views of the bay and Ardnamurchan on the mainland. An ideal base from which to explore the island, whether you're travelling on your own, as a bigger group, or with your family. It is close to the piers, The Tearoom, The Green Shed and the island's Community Hall.

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Kitchen/diner/sitting room - A light and airy space with solid oak flooring throughout, benefitting from passive solar gain throughout the day. The perfect space to chat to other visitors about their travels, or spend time with family and friends. The kitchen is fully-equipped with breakfast bar, gas cooker, fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine, toaster and kettle.

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Bedroom 1: A double room with bedside table and underbed storage.

Bedrooms 2, 3 & 4: Comfortable bunkbeds with bedside table, and underbed storage.

Bathrooms: There are two toilets and a cubicle power shower.

Wi-fi (fast) is throughout the property. There are also a selection of cards, games, radio and books.

Location: The Bunkhouse is easily accessible being a few minutes walk from the piers, The Tearoom and Community Hall. It is nestled on the shore of Port Mor bay on the south side of the island, with a picnic table and open views, and only 1/2 mile walk to Cairidh beach and bay, and 1 mile walk to the beaches at Gallanach.

Tarriffs:

  • 24 per person per night with your own sleeping bag (5.00 additional charge for bed linen for the duration of the stay). Children under 16 17pppn. Towels can also be hired for 5 per person.
  • 100 per night to book the whole bunkhouse for your exclusive use.
  • 630 weekly charge.
  • All bills are included.
  • Longer residential stays also available for monthly lets out of season (reasonable monthly rates), suitable for those who would like to work, study or simply relax and be part of a small west coast Community.

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    Getting Here:

    Ferries to and from Muck sail from Mallaig and Arisaig, 40 miles from Fort William. It takes about 2 hours on the ferry, and is all part of your holiday adventure. You may even see a whale or porpoises on the way! The details are as follows:

  • Caledonian MacBrayne (MV Loch Nevis) - www.calmac.co.uk for summer and winter timetables tel: 01687 310240 option 2. Email: mallaig@calmac.co.uk.
  • Arisaig Marine (MV Sheerwater) - www.arisaig.co.uk tel: 01687 450224. Email: info@arisaig.co.uk. NB. Summer months only. A trip on the Sheerwater makes for a wonderful experience for all the family, with the opportunity to see whales, porpoises, seals and seabirds, enjoy a homemade lunch at the Muck Tearoom, and walk across the island to white sandy beaches.

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    Additional Information:

  • Advanced booking recommended.
  • Travel cot and high chair available on request.
  • Payment by BACS, cash or cheque - we are unable to process credit/debit cards.
  • All linen is provided. Please bring your personal towels (unless by prior arrangement). Hand towels for the kitchen and bathrooms are provided.
  • The property is to be left clean and tidy upon departure
  • Please bring all food for your own catering (there is no general store on Muck). Though local produce such as Isle of Muck shellfish, lamb, eggs and seasonal vegetables are often available.
  • There is a Co-op in Mallaig. You can either purchase supplies before you arrive, or supplies can be sent over on the ferry. Details will be provided when you make a reservation.
  • The Tearoom is open April-September (please message Chocness Chocolates chocnesschocolates@gmail.com, tel: 07470 711799 to enquire about opening times), and sells delicious homemade sandwiches, platters and cakes. A great place for morning coffee, lunches and afternoon teas.
  • No smoking is permitted in the Bunkhouse.

    To book the Bunkhouse or for further information please call Ruth MacEwen tel: 01687 462362 or email: info@isleofmuck.com

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