Discover Tiroran Community Forest – one of Mull’s hidden gems.
If you are looking for things to do on Mull, look no further!
Click here for our map and leaflet showing our beautiful forest trail.
Park at the main entrance and walk across the bridge up into the forest. Don’t forget to check out the beautiful stone welcome seat before you go or for a wee rest when you get back!
The adventure playground is on your right and ahead is our information hut where you can learn more about the wildlife in the forest, including our resident pair of white tailed eagles. There’s also a compost toilet nearby!
Walk on and visit the abandoned village of Knockroy, once home to several crofting families who kept animals, including sheep and cattle, and grew oats and potatoes on lazy beds. Go quietly and you might see some original inhabitants still working the land! These stunning willow figures were created as part of a community art project led by local willow weaver, Alexandra James, in collaboration with local residents. See if you can spot the willow cow pat!
A little further on, take a narrow path up to the right to take a look at the willow Giant Heads chatting away in their sycamore trees. Like nature spirits, these fine figures change with the seasons. They were created by Vision Mechanics, with the help of local children, at our community forest ownership celebration in June 2016.
The route brings you back along the main road with beautiful vistas where the trees have been cleared.
Tiroran Community Forest is a working forest so please follow the forestry operation signs to ensure a safe visit.