Arrowheads of Rum bloodstones were fashioned by Mesolithic hunter gatherers, Scotland's earliest people, about 8000 years ago. Flake remains were found near Loch Scresort where they had established a summer flint- knapping camp.
2Early Christian cross
The early Christian cross at Bagh na h-Uamha, was discovered near the site said to have been occupied by Beccan the Solitary in the 7th Century. Beccan lived there for 40 years and some of his religious poetry has survived in the Iona annals
3Deer traps on Orval
These traps go back to prehistoric times and were still used by the Medieval Lords of The Isles when they came to Rum for their yearly hunting trip.
4The Orval pinnacle
An unusual rock pinnacle 100 feet high, it has been rarely climbed.
Atmospheric deserted village where lazybeds and old stone ruins bear testimony to a long vanished way of life. A large glacial erratic in the middle of glen Harris is called MacLean's big stone.
6Clach na Daoine,
This erratic rock is asaid to have been roled into place by the last inhabitants of Rum before being forced to depart.
The old sheep fank in Kilmory glen is now used for talks by the Kilmory Deer Project researchers. At one time, it was used to dip the thousands of sheep that were replaced the island population.
8No.7 rock at Kilmory
An unusual rock at a remote beach past Kilmory, a good place to walk to, past the pink sands of Kilmory beach, one and half hours walk from Kinloch
9Old Kilmory graveyard
Here are the graves of the Matheson children who died one after another from the dreaded diphtheria in the 19th century. The distraught parents emigrated to Australia.
10South side wood ruins
South side woods; the woods along the south side of Loch Scresort contain a row of abandoned black houses, once onhbited by workers imorted to replce the cleared inhabitants.
Salisbury’s dam: this dam was built in the 19th century to divert the river to provide better fishing. Unfortunately, it collapsed within a week of completion. It now lies in ruins.
A delightful old cottage, now in disrepair in Glen Harris, used by estate shepherds when the island was completely given over to sheep.
Opulent and extravagent, this four square, turreted Edwardian mansion of red sandstone was the creation of Geroge Bullough, heir to a texteil fortune. Its arcaded and glass roofed veranda topped with crenellations provided a covered area for ladies to walk around in inclement weather. Further diversion was provided by a conservatory on the south side and a squash court, neither of which have survived.
The castel's German built Orchestrion was used to entertain the Bulloughs guests from the political and theatrical world. This mechanical device electrically driven, using large perforated card to simulate a 40 piece orchestra, can still play. Only three of this model were ever manufactured.
15The Walled garden
Semi abandoned garden which in its heyday was tended by 8 gardeners and provided fresh produce and exotic fruit for the Bulloughs and their guests.
An old hunting lodge used by the Bulloughs, it is now owned by IRCT and used by local people.
This mausoleum in the style of Greek temple open to the four winds, was built for his father John by George Bullough when he inherited the island, aged 21. Both George and his wife Monica are also interred there.
Maids at Kilmory castle had to walk 3 hours to Kilmory to do the laundry there as the Bulloughs did not want the sight of the drying laundry to spoil their view.
A remote mountain loch, good for brown trout fishing. Access is from Glen Harris
An old house on the beach at guirdil, now used as a mountain bothy. Guirdil is at the base of Bloodstone hill and the stones can be found on the shore.
Formerly known as Loch an Dornabac, there is a cairn here to remember local resident Richard MacIvor, it’s also good for fishing.observe otter activity.
30 minutes form the pier, this otter hide offers the chance to sit and observe otter activity.
23The Rum Shearwaters
Rum is host to a quarter of the world population of Shearwaters. Climbing to their nesting sites on a summer night is one of Rum most unforgetable experiences.
24The Deer hide
The Deer hide at Kilmory allow obsrvation of the Rum deer rut, now made famous by the BBC Autumn watch. The Rum Deer project is the longest running mammal study in the world.
25The Sea Eagle
Rum was the first place in Scotland where sea eagles were successfuly re-introduced. They now breed on the island and can often be seen hunting as far as Canna or Eigg.