Oban, United Kingdom
Oban is a town located at Argull and Bute in Scotland, United Kingdom. Sea kayaking is one of the town's principal activities, and it is also known as "the Gateway to the Isles". Visitors will love sailing to the adjacent islands, such as Coll, Colonsay, Islay, Lismore and Tiree.
- Dunstaffnage Castle
- McCaig’s Tower
- Oban’s War & Peace Museum
- Spend sometime in the water taking kayaking lessons in the town's bay
- Go sailing to the adjacent islands, such as Coll, Lismore and Tiree
- Visit the Oban Distillery to drink its famous whiskey
Oban’s climate is cool during the summers, and the winters are mild. The best months to travel to this locale are from April through to September, since temperatures range between a pleasant 24-27˚C.
Getting There & Around
Visitors can take The West Highland Line from Glasgow to get to Oban. Scottish Citylink’s coaches are available to take visitors into town through Inveraray. Also, Loch Lomond Seaplanes depart daily during the summer from Glasgow.
Once tourists arrive in town, they can get around by West Coast Motors’ buses and coaches. The town is also a prominent ferry port; therefore, tourists can take ferries to the nearby islands without hassle.
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