Oban Travel Guide

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Oban Overview

Oban is a town in the Scottish Highlands. It is the gateway to the isles, shopping and drinking capital of the north west, and home to the excellent whisky of that name.

Ferries run from here to Mull, Coll, Tiree and the Outer Hebrides

(There is also an Oban in New Zealand: a village on Stewart Island.)

Things to See:

Dunstaffnage Castle
McCaig’s Tower
Dunollie Castle

Things to do:

Oban Distillery
Mull & Iona Island Tours
War & Peace Exhibition
Oban Rare Breeds Farm Park
Puffin Diving
Sea.fari Adventures
Scottish Sealife Sanctuary

Oban Youth Hostel
A SYHA hostel. 4, 6 and 8 bed dormitories housed in a large Victorian building, on the Esplanade. Great sea views. Within easy walking distance of the town centre

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