Clan Cottages
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Useful Links To Help You Plan Your Holiday

Tourist Information Resources

Route Planning & Transportation

AA Autoroute Planner

Use this handy free tool to plan your car journeys. Just enter the starting point/postcode, then enter your destination point/postcode and any places you may wish to visit during your journey. You will then be given directions and a map showing the approximate mileage and time your journey should take.

First ScotRail

The picturesque West Highland Line runs 3 times a day from Glasgow Queens Street Station to Oban.

West Coast Motors Local bus timetables
Scottish City Link

Scottish express coach services provide frequent links between Glasgow to Oban and Fort William, and also linking services to Inverness, Perth and Edinburgh

City Sightseeing Oban See the sights of Oban from the top deck of an open top bus.

Boat Trips from Oban

Caledonian MacBrayne

Ferry service operates from Oban to several islands including Mull, Lismore, Coll, Colonsay, Tiree, Barra and South Uist

Treshnish Tours

Treshnish Isle Boat Tours

Turus Mara

Isle of Mull wild life, tours of Staffa, Iona and Treshnish Isles

Sealife Adventures Sealife adventure tours with Marine Biologist David Ainsley
Seafari Adventures

High speed daily RIB boat tours to Corryvreckan whirlpools, whale watching etc.


Glencruitten Golf Club Glencruitten Golf Course 18 holes
Taynuilt Golf Club Taynuilt Golf Course – 9 holes
Dragons Tooth Golf Course Ballachulllish 9 Holes Golf Course - Ballachullish

Cycle hire

RCS Cycle Hire Cycles can be delivered on site

Things to Do and Places to Visit

Castles and Museums


Gardens and Forestry Walks

Activities and Places to Visit

Restaurants & Cafes

The Waterfront Fishouse Restaurant

Situated on the Railway Pier in what used to be our "Seaman's Mission" the Fishouse is rated among Scotland’s top seafood restaurants.

Ee-usk Ee-usk is the phonetic spelling of the Gaelic word “iasg” meaning “fish” This award winning restaurant has stunning views overlooking Oban Bay
Piazza Pizza/pasta restaurant situated on North Pier with stunning views overlooking Oban Bay
Cuan Mor Cuan Mor means Big Ocean, is a very nice restaurant which is child friendly and offers a wide variety of dishes. It also has its own brewery.
Coast Award winning contemporary restaurant on Oban’s main street
Seafood Temple Small family run restaurant serving locally caught produce. With relaxing views looking across to the island of Kerrera.
Oban Chocolate Factory Handmade chocolate shop and cafe
Kitchen Garden A busy delicatessen and cafe selling a wide range of gourmet foods including Inverawe Salmon fine wines and spirits.

Annual Events

Oban Music and Dance Festival Held in May
Tobermory Highland Games Held in July on the Isle of Mull
Inveraray Highland Games Held in July
Oban Highland Games Held in August

Nice local shops

Orsay Orsay is a bright contemporary gift gallery located in Stevenson St. Oban, offering hand-crafted gifts made by Scottish and UK designers and artists.
Oban Music Situated in Argyll Square this little shop sells a wide range of musical instruments, sheet music and cds. It also has a wide range of musical gifts
Alba Located in Albany Street this shop stocks a huge range of art materials, toys, gifts and paintings and greeting cards.
McDougall’s McDougall’s Home and Kitchen Products is located at the 103 George Street and is crammed full of practical and creative ideas for the home and kitchen.
The Iona Shop The Iona shop situated next to the Caledonian Hotel specialises in the finest Scottish jewellery, Celtic wedding rings and Scottish Gifts.
D. Watt & Son Fishmongers (no website) Donald Watt's fishmongers is situated on the railway pier and is one of the oldest family businesses in the town. It was recently featured on the BBC2 television programme “Town” with Nicholas Crane.
Millstone Wholefoods Located in High Street, this is a family run health food shop which has operated in Oban since 1978 and has become a corner stone in healthy eating in the West Highlands.
Jackson Bros Master Butchers Jackson’s is another family run business which has been operating in Oban since 1932. The shop is situated at 2 George Street and buys only the best Scottish meat directly from the farm or auction mart with a full traceability system in place.

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