Inverary and Castles from Oban

Experience the beauty and history of the Scottish Highlands on a tour from Oban to Dunstaffnage Castle, Inverary Castle, Inverary Jail, Kilchurn Castle, and St. Conans Kirk. With a qualified guide and convenient transportation, discover the secrets a

  • Meet your qualified guide at Oban cruise tender point and head north to Dunstaffnage Castle, a stunning ruined fortress overlooking the Firth of Lorn. Explore the castle's ancient walls and learn about its fascinating history, including its role in the Scottish Wars of Independence.
  • After Dunstaffnage Castle, continue on to Inverary Castle, located on the banks of Loch Fyne. Marvel at the castle's grandeur and elegant architecture, and take a guided tour of its opulent interiors and lush gardens. Learn about the castle's history, including its connection to Clan Campbell and its role in Scottish culture.
  • Visit Inverary Jail, a former prison that now serves as a fascinating museum showcasing the history of crime and punishment in Scotland. See the restored cells and learn about the lives of the prisoners and their wardens.
  • Enjoy a light lunch in Inverary before heading to Kilchurn Castle, a stunning ruin set on the banks of Loch Awe. Admire the castle's imposing walls and take in the views of the loch and surrounding mountains.
  • On the way back to Oban, stop at St. Conans Kirk, a unique and beautifully decorated church located in the heart of the Highlands. Explore the intricate stone carvings and stained glass windows, and learn about the church's fascinating history.
  • Return to Oban cruise tender point, where the tour concludes.
  • Throughout the tour, your qualified guide will provide insightful commentary and answer any questions you may have, bringing the sites to life and making the journey as engaging and informative as possible. With convenient pick-up and drop-off in Oban, this tour is perfect for visitors looking for an easy and hassle-free way to experience the best of the Scottish Highlands. So join us on this unforgettable journey and discover the beauty, history, and legends of Scotland's iconic castles, prisons, and churches!

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    Departure days

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

    January — December

    Contact details


    The Coachouse
    United Kingdom

    Tour information


    • Oban


    1 Day


    • Driver guide
    • Minibus


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


    • English


    • Ancestry
    • Castles
    • History

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    Tour company information


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    Opening times

    All year
    (Seafood experience April to October)

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