Oban, Argyll

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Nestled on the west coast and surrounded by miles of dramatic shores and beautiful countryside, the seaside town of Oban is a great place for a holiday. Often called the 'Gateway to the Isles', many people travel to Oban as part of a west coast adventure.

Map of Oban

Explore Oban


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How to Travel to and around Oban

Getting to


Oban can also be easily reached by train from Glasgow or by timetabled coaches from Glasgow or Inverness.

Find more information on train timetables to Oban



Getting around

Bus and coach

Oban is pretty easy to travel around, and is a very walkable town too. West Coast Motors operate bus service routes around Oban and to the surrounding villages north and south of the town.

Find more information on timetables from West Coast Motors




A tip from your local expert

Oban Chocolate Company

After exploring McCaig’s Tower and its panoramic views over Oban, Isle of Kerrera and Mull, why not indulge with a visit to Oban Chocolate Company? You can see delicious chocolates being made and also enjoy a hot drink!


Assistant iCentre Manager, Oban

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