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Welcome to Oban - the Seafood Capital of Scotland!

If you are planning a visit to Oban and Lorn on Scotland's west coast, this is the site for you. The Oban & Lorn Tourism Alliance Ltd has put together information on the scenery, landscapes and seascapes and the numerous activities that can be enjoyed in the ancient district of Lorn in the historic country of Argyll.

There are also accommodation lists for hotels, guesthouses, B&Bs and self catering properties in and around Oban as well as a wealth of information on places to eat, attractions and local shops and services. These directories can also be found within the Oban and Lorn sections of the regional tourism website Explore Argyll should you require information on the whole area.

We love Oban and we hope you will too!


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February sees the Highland Cattle sales at Oban's cattle mart on the outskirts of town. Visitors are welcome - just be careful you don't end up bidding on a bull! 


Check out the Highland Cattle Sales page on our website. Visit the.Oban Town Diary »  for details of what else is going on in and around Oban this February.

2016 The Year of Architecture, Innovation and Design!

This year Scotland's marketing theme is Architecture, Innovation and Design. With McCaig's Tower, the Hydropathic ruins, Dunollie Castle and Oban Distillery we've plenty of architectural gems to promote - and not forgetting the more unusual and innovative.

What about Scotland's most successful hydro powerstation inside the Hollow Mountain at Cruachan or Bonawe Charcoal works - an example of ancient innovation at work? And there are plenty more to see and visit across Argyll and the Islands so start planning your trip to Oban and Lorn today.


For details on the wider Argyll and Isles area - visit our sister site and find out about events across our region! »