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Etive Restaurant ends incredibly successful first year on high note

Etive Restaurant ended their first year at Stevenson Street in Oban with yet another national award as they recently picked up the Rising Star Award for the Highland region from the Highland and Island Tourism awards 2018.
Etive Restaurant ended their first year at Stevenson Street in Oban with yet another national recognition as they picked up the Rising Star Award for the Highland region from the … https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/etive-restaurant-ends-incredibly-successful-first-year-high-note/

It's Foodie Fortnight!

Food & Drink Fortnight, held 1-16 September, offers the ideal opportunity for a Scottish foodie adventure in Oban & Lorn.
As the Seafood Capital of Scotland, Oban & Lorn is home to many food and drink favourites, with stops on Scotland’s most popular food trails and a plethora of culinary delights ar… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/its-foodie-fortnight2/

Airds Hotel and Restaurant- Luxury in an Unparalleled Setting

Luxury accommodation and fine dining in the heart of one of Scotland’s most romantic landscapes
Whether you are looking to celebrate a special occasion, or simply want to experience the grandeur of Argyll in style, the award winning Airds Hotel and Restaurant in Port Appin o… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/airds-luxury-hotel-and-restaurant/

National Picnic Week!

How are you celebrating National Picnic Week? Summer weather is here, so grab a snack, a cool drink and a blanket and head to one of our favourite Oban picnic spots!
National Picnic Week takes place this June across the UK, so grab your blankets and baskets out of the cupboards and get out to great outdoors for a good old fashioned picnic!  … https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/national-picnic-week1/

Feast for a Fiver?

The Lorne Bar is an Oban institution - recently its focus has moved to food and its popular lunch time menu offers some real foodie bargains!
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/feast-fiver/

Haggis - Scotland's National Dish

Oban may be the 'Seafood Capital of Scotland' but its local butchers know how to make an honest soncie haggis!
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/haggis-scotlands-national-dish/

The Pierhouse Hotel

This week OLTA food blogger Michelle McAnally spoke with Nick Horne. He and his wife, Nikki, own the award winning Pierhouse Hotel and Seafood Restaurant in Appin. The Pierhouse, with their AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence, topped Alastair Sawday's list…
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/pierhouse-hotel/

Diversity Leisure - Paul Sloan Shares the Secrets of his Success.

With four restaurants in Oban and a boutique hotel Paul Sloan knows a thing or two about running successful businesses. Here he shares the inspiration behind his diverse culinary establishments with OLTA blogger Michelle McAnally.
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/diversity-leisure-paul-sloan-shares-secrets-his-success/

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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.

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Summer is Coming!

The long days of summer are coming, and it's time to plan a holiday to the best wee town on the West Coast! Whether your idea of the perfect summer getaway is getting out on the water, dancing the night away at a music festival or eating and drinking your way through Scotland's Seafood, Chocolate, Ice Cream and West Coast Whisky Trails, head to Oban for a vacation to remember!

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Weekly and Monthly Car Park Permits Now Available

Planning on bringing a vehicle on your visit to Oban? Argyll & Bute Council offers long term car park permits on a weekly or monthly basis. You can choose from more than a dozen council car parks around Oban and Mull. Starting at £30 per week and £60 per month for off street parking, permits can be purchased online here.