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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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Love Oban - Love Oban's Ambassadors!

Thank you to Oban's Town Ambassadors who have been providing a positive and cheerful welcome to visitors to the town all summer. Their work as mobile tourist information hubs is over for this year but we are sure they will be back next season providing visitors with information about the town itself, the local businesses and the attractions in and around Oban.

Our Ambassadors have a passion for Oban. They are lively and positive people who have a high degree of motivation and customer service skills. They will always go that extra mile to help!

Find out more about Bid4Oban online.





Now in its sixth year the Oban Winter Festival kicks off on 18th November with an action packed programme of events. With 10 days of fun for all the family this award-winning (volunteer-led) festival takes place in the town with various venues from Rockfield Centre to Oban Distillery. 

The full festival programme is available here. Many events are free but some are ticketed for example: Ballet West at the Corran Halls and Whisky Tasting at Oban Distillery so checkout the Oban Winter Festival website for full details of where to purchase tickets.