Did you know that over on Scotland’s blustery west coast, you can find a beach that rivals the very best Caribbean waves, Mediterranean sunsets and Californian water sport opportunity? Well, it’s time to believe! Meet Knockvologan, the Scottish gem with a beach to die for and landscapes made for swooning. Catch Knockvologan at the right time, with just the right amount of sunshine, and it’s worth ten of some of the UK’s more accessible destinations.
Where is it?
You can find Knockvologan over in western Scotland, on the southern tip of the magical Isle of Mull. The Isle of Mull is the second largest of the Hebrides and it is home to long and varied coastline!
Open water swimmers, snorkellers, divers and kayakers; get what you need, and head over to Knockvologan’s clear blue beach for a day on the water.
Take a trip over to the quiet, gorgeous neighbouring island of Iona to go that one step further into the secret world of Scotland.
Where to eat
Ninth Wave Restaurant
A luxury seafood establishment befitting such luxe-seaside surroundings, the Ninth Wave Restaurant is an amazing way to end a day of splashing around in the waters of Knockvologan. Less than a ten-minute drive from the beach, this beautiful restaurant will serve you award-winning dishes, caught and made by the local fisherman and chefs, making it a true taste of the island.
Where to stay
Situated in Ardtun in the Hebrides (20 mins drive from Knockvologan beach), this charming cottage is a pet-friendly home away from home. From the wood burning stove in the living room to the en-suite shower and rustic-chic kitchen and dinner; this is an attractive rental that’ll keep you cosy and snug on your trip. There’s a shop and pub within three miles of the property, and room for off road parking. To top it off, if you want to kick up your feet and have a night in with the telly, then you can!