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Part 2 of Liam's Story.....

Last week we began the story of Liam Griffin - and how he ended up being a clam diver on the west coast of Scotland. This week we continue his fishy tale!
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/part-2-liams-story/

A Clam Diver's Story

OLTA food blogger, Michelle McAnally talked to scallop diver, (or “clam diver” as they’re known in Scotland) Liam Griffin, at his home outside Oban. In this two part series, Liam talks about how he came to this unusual occupation, as well as the logistics…
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/clam-divers-story/

Shellfish and Seafood Recipes to Tempt and Tantalise!

Shellfish is a great source of protein and is quick and easy to prepare. Follow these simple recipes from Loch Melfort Hotel's head chef Mike Knowles for some impressive seafood dishes that taste sublime.
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/shellfish-and-seafood-recipes-tempt-and-tantalise/

Tasty Tourism - does Scotland have what it takes to become a world-class food destination?

Oban has already proved that quality food and drink attracts visitors with 1 in every 5 pounds spent on food and drink in the area. Can Scotland replicate our success?
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/tasty-tourism-does-scotland-have-what-it-takes-become-world-class-food-destinat/

Ethical Shellfish Company

“Hand dived, creel-caught, hand-gathered and line caught” is the way they do business according to Guy and Juliet Grieves owners of The Ethical Shellfish Company, Isle of Mull
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/ethical-shellfish-company/

Eeusk

One of Oban's most popular seafood restaurants with a wonderful location right on the quayside at North Pier. Michelle McAnally interviews Eeusk owner Alan Macleod to find out the story behind this award winning business. Sadly just two months after this …
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/eeusk/

Oban's Oyster Lady

If Oban is the “Seafood Capital of Scotland” (and, undoubtedly, it is), then Judith Vajik at Caledonian Oysters may well be its queen. Known as “the Oyster Lady”, Judith and her husband, Hugo, have been farming oysters for more than 20 years. This month w…
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/obans-oyster-lady/

Seafood Capital of Scotland

2015 is VisitScotland's Year of Food and Drink - find out why this is a perfect marketing match for Oban - the Seafood Capital of Scotland!
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/seafood-capital-scotland/

Seafood Capital of Scotland

 

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Oban- pronounced “OH-bin”- is located on Scotland’s west coast, in the ancient Gaelic district of Lorn and council of Argyll & Bute.

Oban is well known as the Seafood Capital of Scotland and the Gateway to the Isles. But there is so much more to discover, from world-class historical attractions to exhilarating water sports to vibrant Gaelic culture.

We invite you to browse our site for information on attractions, dining, accommodation, shops and services, as well as read our blog and find out about Oban’s people, businesses, history and environment. And be sure to join us on on social media and tag your photos #visitoban and #obanminded. 

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Celebrate your love with a Valentine's break in Oban! Treat your someone special to a romantic West Coast getaway. There is plenty to see and do in Oban with your sweetheart, from amazing attractions and luxury accommodation to world class whisky and award winning intimate dining.

Check out our member specials for your Valentine's Day break in Oban

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