Welcome to the Isle of Lismore, or Lios Mòr - meaning the 'Great Garden' in Gaelic

Lismore is an Inner Hebridean island near Oban. The island is approximately 10 miles long by 1 mile wide. The island was called the 'Great Garden' because it is relatively low lying, and very green and fertile compared with the mountains of Mull, and on the mainland. It is surrounded by the waters of Loch Linnhe. 

The population of the island is at present about 170. We are a small, friendly community with a strong community spirit.

On the island you can find a medieval Parish Church, a Primary School and a Public Hall, as well as our most recent addition, the award-winning Gaelic Heritage Centre & Museum Gift Shop.

We have a well stocked island Shop & Post Office, and the fully licenced Isle of Lismore Cafe, situated at the Heritage Centre.   

There is self-catering on the island, as well as Bike Hire at the North end passenger ferry, a taxi service and Land Rover Tours & Picnics. Check out the ferry timetables for the Oban Car Ferry (55 mins) or Port Appin passenger ferry (10 minutes) before you visit.

A map and information leaflet can be viewed and downloaded here.




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