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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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Happy New Year! What will 2017 bring for the 'Seafood Capital of Scotland'?


The fog horns have brought in another New Year and Oban looks forward to an exciting 2017 with developments on the waterfront bringing new short stay transit pontoons to the bay In time for West Highland Yachting Week.

There are also plans for a new hotel overlooking the bay and new infrastructure on North Pier will provide a warm welcome for all Mariners including cruise passengers. The towns reputation for superb seafood and shellfish served in an eclectic mix of independent restaurants will continue to grow and of course we look forward to welcoming visitors old and new to our wee town on Scotland's beautiful west coast. Easy access to the central belt by train, coach, car or even plane makes Oban a great base for exploring Argyll and the Islands and 2017 will see a collaborative marketing drive to courage more visitors to see and do more in this wonderful region.