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Inland caves on Mull?

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Inland caves on Mull?

Does anyone have information on large inland caves on the island of Mull?

Any names area and info on the cave dimensions would be greatly appreciated.

I am not referring to the better known sea caves on Mull.

Thank you ahead of time!

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1. Re: Inland caves on Mull?

No limestone on Mull so no cave systems other than sea caves. There are a few limestone caves on Skye. The most caves in Scotland are found in Assynt as there is a band of limestone stretching from just north of Ullapool up to Durness. There are a handful if fissure caves (ie formed by landslips) elsewhere but not many.

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2. Re: Inland caves on Mull?

Does it have to be Mull? Large caves on Arran. Famous....

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3. Re: Inland caves on Mull?

I went down into an Iron Age natural cave on Skye with some archeologists at an active dig on the road from Broadford to Elgol. Not sure if its “available” to the public.

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4. Re: Inland caves on Mull?

"I went down into an Iron Age natural cave on Skye with some archeologists at an active dig on the road from Broadford to Elgol. Not sure if its “available” to the public."

That would be High Pasture Cave, and yes there are occasional public open days.

Further round the coast is Spar Cave, an interesting example of a limestone sea cave (watch the tides if visiting!)

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5. Re: Inland caves on Mull?

Hello everyone,

Thank you for the replies.

I was curious about Mull in particular, but would love to visit other caves as well!

Maybe someday...

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