Staffa is an uninhabited island near Iona, famous for its striking basalt rock formations, including stepped columns, and Fingal's Cave, supposed home of the legendary giant Fingal. The island is accessible by regular boat charter from Fionnphort, on the Ross of Mull, from Ulva Ferry, on the west coast of Mull opposite the isle of Ulva, by day tour from Oban, and from nearby islands.
Fionnphort, Strathclyde, Scotland
Attraction Type: Countryside - Island
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Heritage Highlight: Composer Felix Mendelssohn was inspired to write his Hebridean Overture after a trip to Staffa
Nearest: Hotels - Self Catering - Bed and Breakfasts