Morvern (Gaelic: A' Mhorbhairne: the sea-gap) – is the most southerly peninsula and is where people can arrive by ferry from the Isle of Mull. It is bounded to the north by Loch Sunart and Glen Tarbert, on the south east by Loch Linnhe and on the south west by the Sound of Mull. It is a mainly mountainous area, with its highest point being the summit of the Corbett Creach Bheinn (2,799 ft). It offers landscape of not only mountains but also deciduous woodlands, vast moorland and stunning shorelines.
Morvern is approximately 200 square miles, its varied habitats include ancient woodlands, rolling hills, rivers and sea lochs as well as 20 miles of coastline. The Morvern Peninsula is separated from the Isle of Mull by a narrow strip of water called the Sound of Mull. It is one of the few places in the UK that has hardly been touched by modern life. It is sparsely populated, and because of a lack of human intervention, it boasts a great diversity of animals, birds and flowers.
Described by many as 'the best kept secret in Scotland', Morvern is a must for nature lovers seeking solitude and rare species of wildlife. In winter there is a wide range of wildlife from Sea Eagles and Golden Eagles to Pine Martins and Peregrines. It's also home to one of the UK's most elusive creatures - the Otter.
The main settlement in Morvern is Lochaline, which also serves as a ferry terminal to Fishnish on the Isle of Mull.
Morvern is a great place to immerse yourself in the beauty of this wild, remote landscape. It is a place to enjoy some wildlife and lovely walks on the mainland, as well as being within easy reach of the Isle of Mull.