Unmissable tourist sites
Oban Travel guide
Oban : Michelin's recommendations
Oban is a busy tourist and commercial town serving the hinterland and islands; a far cry from 1773 when Dr Johnson visited and had to content himself with "a tolerable inn". Oban owes its development to the railways and steamboats, hence its predominantly Victorian townscape.
Tourist attractions Oban : Things to see and do
Railway Pier GB - Oban PA34 4LW
McCaig's Tower (1897), a replica of the Coliseum, is the outstanding landmark in Oban. It was built by an Oban banker as a family memorial to relieve unemployment but was never finished.
20 George Street GB - Oban PA34 5SB
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Why not stay at the hotel which our customers have described as having 'The Best View In The Bay' Step back in time and relax in our traditional Scottish family run hotel. The Donn family welcomes you to their home and small family hotel. The rooms a..
Station Square GB - Oban PA34 5RT
Built in the late 1800s and previously used as Royal Navy base during the Second World War, The Caledonian Hotel is a historic building located in the resort town of Oban. The hotel is a 5-minute walk from Oban rail station and a 20-minute drive fro..
Argyll Sq GB - Oban PA34 4BE
Just 500 metres from Oban Railway Station and Oban Ferry Terminal, the Royal offers en suite rooms, free Wi-Fi and free parking. It serves traditional Scottish food and has a whisky bar. Rooms at the Royal Hotel have traditional decor, many with tar..
The North Pier GB - Oban PA34 5QD
Long-standing local seafood restaurant on the harbour, run by experienced owners. Stylish modern building with brasserie feel and great bay views. Large, in-depth menu with good value specials.
104 George St GB - Oban PA34 5NT
Busy high street restaurant in a former bank with a high ceiling, stripped wooden floor and khaki fabric strips on the walls. Unfussy, modern cooking with good seasoning; local produce is key. 'Light bite' lunches are a steal.
Gallanach Rd. GB - Oban PA34 4LS