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Lochbuie, Argyll and Bute

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Lochbuie, Argyll and Bute

Lochbuie is a settlement on the island of Mull in Scotland about 22 kilometres west of Craignure. The name is from the Scottish Gaelic Locha Buidhe, meaning "yellow loch".
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNM6125
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01680

Other names by which Lochbuie, Argyll and Bute has been known in the past


Lochbuie, Argyll and Bute in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Lochbuy, hamlet, Torosay par., Mull island, Argyllshire, at head of Loch Buy, 12 m. SW. of Auchnacraig; P.O.; a pre-Reformation chapel is now the mausoleum of the Maclaines, whose seat is Lochbuy House; at Moy, adjacent, are the ruins of their old castle.

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