Immerse yourself in Oban

The fishing port of Oban is the unofficial capital of the West Highlands and gateway to the Western Isles. This lovely Victorian resort is full of life, with ferries to the Hebrides coming and going, convivial bars and streets packed with individual shops and cafés. Known as ‘Scotland’s Seafood Capital’, it’s the place to sample fresh seafood. Fish and chips have never tasted so good! 

There are lots of fascinating visitor attractions in Oban, including Oban Distillery, Dunollie Castle and McCaig’s Tower. You can take boat trips from Oban and catch ferries to the islands. The Argyll Sea Kayak Trail starts at Ganavan Sands, Oban. If you’d rather keep your feet firmly on land, then head to the Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary in Oban

Events & Festivals

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Everything there is to see and do in Oban

Oban Hogmanay Party 2021

Oban and Lorn

Oban's biggest Hogmanay Party with a lively night of traditional Scottish cèilidh music from local band Ceol an Aire.

Punk on the Peninsula

Dunoon and Cowal

Head to Dunoon for an amazing weekend of punk.

Tobermory Book Festival

Mull and Iona

Carradale Music Festival 2022

Kintyre and Gigha

Carradale Music Festival, a family friendly festival held in the beautiful scenic village of Carradale

CAMPBELTOWN GIN & FIZZ FESTIVAL 2022

Kintyre and Gigha

Expect the very best as we work together with local distillers and other service suppliers from around the UK.

Red Hot Chilli Pipers in Campbeltown

Kintyre and Gigha

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers play in Campbeltown for the first time since 2009.

The Kintyre Way Ultra 2022

Kintyre and Gigha

The 2022 Kintyre Way Ultra will take place on Saturday 14th May, from Campbeltown to Machrihanish.