Oban is not only a town of rich Heritage and Victorian buildings boasting of character but also offers best exploration of Scottish reign. Here’s the guide to some of the most popular touristic spots.
Oban War & Peace Museum
Oban War & Peace Museum contains a fascinating collection of artefacts and photographs depicting the rich cultural history of the busy port town and its people.
Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel
Admire the mighty stronghold of the MacDougalls, built before 1240 on a huge rock above the Firth of Lorn. Captured by Robert the Bruce in 1308, the castle remained in royal hands until 1469.
Oban Distillery Tour
Nestling beneath the steep cliff that overlooks Oban, one of Scotland’s oldest sources of Single Malt Scotch Whisky is just a short meander from the sea.
Seafari Adventures offers exceptional wildlife and nature boat trips to see whales, porpoises, sea birds from our base at Easdale, Oban, Scotland. Experience the Gulf of Corryvreckan, home of the World’s Third Largest Whirlpool.
Scottish Wildlife Cruises
Witness the rare wildlife of the west coast of Scotland, the Hebrides and St Kilda aboard our specialist wildife cruises. With a Wildlife Guide, expert Crew and the perfect vessel, you are guaranteed unique personal wildlife encounters within stunning scenery. There is luxury too, with ensuite cabins, delicious food and the best of Scottish hospitality.
Muthu Alexandra Hotel
Nestled between the lodgings of the Bishop of Argyll & the Isles and the Old Oban Baptist church, The Muthu Alexandra Hotel enjoys one of the most spectacular locations in Scotland which makes it most suitable for exploring the town of Oban. The views across Oban Bay to the island of Kerrera and beyond are an instant joy. Colourful sunsets, seabirds of all kinds and seals can be spotted most evenings.
The interior of this impressive Victorian building were recently renovated whilst still retaining many of its magnificent original features. The beautiful glass frontage allows guests to soak up stunning views every minute of the day.