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Oban Walking Tours

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April — October

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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? Which clan dominated Oban? 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! 

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 is appropriate for most fitness levels. 

Public Oban guided walking tours on Fridays May- September at 2pm leaving from Oban VisitScotland icentre. Book tickets here.

Private Oban guided walking tours available at your convenience, including extended route and stops not on the public tour. Find out more here.

COVID-19 information

This business has confirmed that they have implemented, and will ensure ongoing compliance with, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels protocols. The Safe Travels stamp is based on self-assessment and it is not a certification.

Contact details

Imagine Alba Day Tours
Argyll and Bute

Key facilities

WiFi Wifi
Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
Accessible Parking and Dropoff Disabled Parking
Bespoke Large Group (31+) Medium Group (17-30) Private Small Group (1-16)
Archaeology Architecture Castles History Outdoor Activities Photography Walking Year of Stories 2022


Tour company information

Imagine Alba Day Tours

Oban guided walking tours and private day tours that explore must-see destinations, hidden gems and unique experiences that will help you find your Scottish soul. Our expert guides will immerse you in spectacular history, scenery, cuisine & Gaelic culture- all catered to your interests and pace. Door-to-door service from your accommodation or cruise ship port. Scottish Tourist Guides Association Yellow Badge certified & insured guide for Oban.

Opening times

By appointment

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