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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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On the Crest of a Wave-West Highland Yachting Week

From 27 July to 3 August, sailors from around the world will hit the high seas around Oban for West Highland Week- a fun-filled week on land and sea!

West Highland Yachting Week

West Highland Yachting Week celebrates 70 years as Scotland's largest yachting event with competitive racing, plus a full programme of family social events.

The regatta is based around Craobh Marina near Oban and Tobermory on the Isle of Mull, and features a mix of passage racing with Olympic courses over six days, attracting upwards of 200 yachts. Designed for all levels, there are ten handicap classes, giving racing for both a spinnaker and a white sail fleet.

West Highland Yachting Week

This festival of sail on some of the world’s most scenic waters is a favourite spectacle for landlubbers, too, who gather at vantage points in each area to watch the races or view the collection of beautiful yachts in port. Après sail there is an exciting programme of live music and family events.

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