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Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.

General Information

Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of ScotlandUnited Kingdom, and is the largest town in Argyll and The Isles.  Oban is affectionately called the “Seafood Capital of Scotland”, as some of the most delicious of seafood is served here from world-class restaurants.

The town is a busy vibrant one offering much in the way of accommodation, cafès and restaurants with a superb range of activities and day trips.  Tourists from all over flock here every year for their holidays.  Oban is easily accessible from all over Scotland, tourists can even fly to the town via a 9-seater Cessna seaplane!

The most exceptional feature within Oban is McCaig’s Tower, the Colosseum lookalike.  It towers above the town and is a ten minute walk uphill from the centre of the town.  It is quite a climb, however once at the top the views are spectacular.

Oban Distillery is well worth a visit.  Nestled in the heart of the town beneath a steep cliff, it is one of Scotland’s oldest sources of single malt Scotch whisky.

Standing close to the shore is the ruined Dunollie Castle, which is open to the public all year-round.  The whole family will enjoy the Scottish Sea Life & Marine Sanctuary near Oban on the shore of Loch Creran.

Things to do and see in Oban​

There are many activities and attractions in and around Oban​​ ​to keep all ages of tourists entertained.  Some of which include :-

  • Highland Arts Exhibition
  • The National Kayak School
  • Cruises and Yachts
  • Golfing
  • Sealife
  • Oban Phoenix Cinema
  • Stramash Adventure Days
  • Discovering sharks – shark swimming and wildlife excursions
  • Oban Chocolate – decadent handmade chocolates
  • Isle Of Mull Hotel & Spa
  • Atlantis Community Leisure
  • Puffin Dive Centre – inflatable boats and diving
  • Arduaine Garden – collection of beautiful flowers and plants
  • Easdale Island Folk Museum
  • Scottish Sealife Sanctuary
  • Inverawe Smokery – real working smokery – learn the art of smoking fish
  • Fearnoch Forest
  • The Parrot Sanctuary

Please see the activities directory for more information.

Accommodation in Oban​

There are many accommodation option to suit all pockets and tastes.  Please view the accommodation directory which gives tourists an extensive choice.

Restaurants and Businesses in Oban​

There are many businesses in the town which provide various outlets catering to tourists and locals alike. 

View the restaurant and business directories for more information, or add your own free business listing.

Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.Oban​​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.

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