Located to the south east of Tobermory, Aros is a former private estate that is now owned by the Forestry Commission after several previous private owners who both developed and eventually abandoned it.
Aros House no longer stands, but the extensive grounds together with a few remaining buildings can still be seen.
The old Estate pier is still present with a splendid view of Tobermory across the bay.
Lochan à Ghurrabain is a splendid freshwater lochan with a peaceful walk around its shores.
Aros Park is worthy of a visit at any time of the year. It is home to a wealth of wild Flora including a wide variety of mosses and fungi, orchids and many other species. The woodlands are home to several different species of trees.
Aros is accessible by road and has ample parking and toilet facilities. You can also walk there directly from Tobermory on the coastal footpath.
Tobermory River lower waterfall runs into the sea from the Park with the upper falls a short walk up hill.
You won’t be disappointed if you visit Aros Park, well worth seeing.
Visit www.aros-park.org.uk to see the history of the Park.
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