Glencoe and Castles from Oban

This one-day tour of Glencoe starts and finishes in Oban, taking in some of the most picturesque and historic sites in the area. This tour is perfect for anyone looking to experience the rich history and breathtaking natural beauty of Glencoe.

  • Start your day early in Oban and head to Dunstaffnage Castle, located just outside of the town. This castle dates back to the 13th century and was once the stronghold of the MacDougall clan.
  • From Dunstaffnage Castle, continue north to Castle Stalker. This picturesque castle is situated on a small island in Loch Laich and dates back to the 14th century.
  • Next, make your way to the nearby village of Appin to see the site of the infamous Appin murder, which inspired the novel "Kidnapped" by Robert Louis Stevenson.
  • After visiting Appin, head to the Glencoe Heritage Site for lunch. This site offers a museum, exhibitions, and a cafe with views of the stunning Glencoe valley.
  • After lunch, take some time to explore Glencoe and its surrounding areas. There are several photo stops along the way, including the iconic Three Sisters and the scenic Loch Leven.
  • Next, continue on to Bridge of Orchy, a small villad.
  • From Bridge of Orchy, make your way to Kilchurn Castle, a picturesque ruin located on the shores of Loch Awe. This castle dates back to the 15th century and offers stunning views of the loch and surrounding mountains.
  • Finally, visit St. Conans Kirk, located just a short distance from Kilchurn Castle. This unique church dates back to the early 20th century and features intricate stonework, stained glass windows, and an ornate interior.
  • After visiting St. Conans Kirk, head back to Oban, where you can enjoy dinner and relax after a day of exploring the stunning scenery of Glencoe and its surrounding areasge located at the southern edge of Rannoch Moor. This area offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and moorlan.

  • Price on Request

    Departure days

    • Monday
    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
    • Saturday
    • Sunday

    January — December

    Contact details


    The Coachouse
    United Kingdom

    Key facilities

    • Level Access

    Tour information


    • Oban


    1 Day


    • Driver guide
    • Minibus


    • Bespoke
    • Private
    • Small Group (1-16)


    • English


    • Castles
    • Crime
    • History
    • Landscapes

    Tour Stops


    Tour company information


    A guided historical tour visiting hidden gems in North Argyll and will culminate in a Seafood Experience at the Railway Pier Oban. Guests will meet at a central point in Oban where they will be welcomed in our unique tartan vehicle. They will be taken on a tour of local historical sites not normally seen by the normal tourist population and thereafter taken through countryside off the beaten track. At the end of the tour the guests will be provided with a seafood (or vegetarian option) lunch and given an insight into the local shellfish economy.

    Opening times

    All year
    (Seafood experience April to October)

    Other tours from this company

    VisitHistorical Tour and Seafood Experience
    Historical Tour and Seafood Experience

    Historical Tour and Seafood Experience

    Departs: Oban

    A guided historical tour around Oban culminating in a Seafood Experience. Guest...

    VisitSouth Oban Slate Islands and Kilmartin (copy)
    South Oban Slate Islands and Kilmartin (copy)

    South Oban Slate Islands and Kilmartin (copy)

    Departs: Oban

    Discover the beauty of Scotland's west coast on a tour from Oban! Marvel at the...

    Key facilities

    • Level Access
    VisitInverary and Castles from Oban
    Inverary and Castles from Oban

    Inverary and Castles from Oban

    Departs: Oban

    Experience the beauty and history of the Scottish Highlands on a tour from Oban...

    The content of many of our web listings is provided by third party operators and not VisitScotland. VisitScotland accepts no responsibility for (1) any error or misrepresentation contained in third party listings, and (2) the contents of any external links within web listings ((1) and (2) together hereinafter referred to as the "Content"). VisitScotland excludes all liability for loss or damage caused by any reliance placed on the Content. The Content is provided for your information only and is not endorsed by VisitScotland.