Oban Bay

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Oban Walking Tours

Take a stroll with Michelle, a Scottish Tourist Guides Association Yellow Badge guide, as she entertains and informs with stories of cavemen, Celtic giants, Norse warlords, Victorian entrepreneurs and powerful clans, as well as life in Argyll today.

Why is Oban the Seafood Capital of Scotland and the Gateway to the Isles? What is buried underneath the North Pier? Which famous author is connected to the historic lighthouse? Who built that monument that looks like the Roman Coliseum? How did the people of Oban struggle through Viking invasions, the Jacobite Uprising and both World Wars? How do people face the unique challenges of living in this remote part of the world today?

Your archaeologist guide will lead you on an exploration of Oban's famous landmarks and spectacular geologic formations- all with a tale to tell! 

Cost £65 per group, up to six people, £10pp after.

Sights on this tour include: North Pier, Esplanade, Oban War & Peace Museum, St Columba RC Cathedral, St John's Cathedral, McCaig's Tower, War Memorial, Dog Stone, Oban Lighthouse.

The tour can be customised for most fitness levels. Dogs welcome.

Private Oban guided walking tours available at your convenience. Phone +44 (0)7918814581 or email imaginealba@yahoo.co.uk to book. Find out more here.

Price on Request

Departure days

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

April — December

Contact details

Imagine Alba Day Tours

Argyll and Bute

Key facilities

  • Pets Welcome

Tour information


  • Oban




  • Walking


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


  • English


  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Castles
  • History
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Photography
  • Walking

Tour Stops

Imagine Alba Day Tours

Tour company information

Imagine Alba Day Tours

Find your Scottish soul! Scottish Tourist Guides Association Yellow Badge certified & insured guide for Oban.

Opening times

By appointment

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