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Mother Nature’s Most Spectacular Light Show

Experience the Northern Lights in Oban, one of the best places in Scotland to view this magnificent natural phenomena.
As summer fades and the longer nights of autumn set in, now is a great time to experience the Northern Lights, or aurora borealis. Oban’s latitude is northerly enough that, weathe… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/mother-natures-most-spectacular-light-show/

Celebrate National GetOutside Day 2018, Oban style!

Ordnance Survey is urging people across the nation to get active outdoors on Sunday 30 September for the first ever National GetOutside Day, and Oban & Lorn is the perfect place to celebrate!
Whether you crave adventure, want to get the whole family in the fresh air or you simply like a leisurely stroll, there is an outdoors activity sure to please in Oban & Lorn. To g… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/celebrate-national-getoutside-day-2018-oban-style/

Shinty’s Big Day Out

Roll up for the 2018 Tulloch Homes Camanachd Cup Final at Mossfield Stadium!
The 2018 Tulloch Homes Camanachd Cup Final is the premier competition for shinty, the “Greatest Day” in the annual shinty calendar, attracting thousands of spectators and broadcas… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/shintys-big-day-out/

Doug Allan - Wild Images: Wild Life

Find out if snow leopards or leopard seals are the most scary; discover how to get close to the biggest fish in the sea and whether your eyeballs freeze at minus 50.
Doug Allan: Wild Images, Wild Life come to Oban October 15 at The Corran Halls at 7pm.  Find out if snow leopards or leopard seals are the most scary; discover how to get close t… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/doug-allan-wild-images-wild-life/

Good Vibrations- Summer Fun in Oban & Lorn!

Summertime in Oban is packed with fun activities for the kids, so whether you are a local or just visiting the area, there is always something to keep everyone busy. In addition to regular events such as Piping at the Castle on Sundays at 2pm at Dunollie …
Summertime in Oban is packed with fun activities for the kids, so whether you are a local or just visiting the area, there is always something to keep everyone busy. In addition t… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/good-vibrations-summer-fun-oban-lorn/

Join Mark Beaumont for the Oban Sportive adventure!

Cyclists and climbers will be hitting Oban's playground with world-record-setting cyclist, broadcaster and sport ambassador Mark Beaumont for a brilliant weekend of adventure and fun. All proceeds to charity.
https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/cycling/

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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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Hop to Oban for an eggscellent Easter break!

Spring is in the air as snowdrops bloom and daffodils promise the coming of longer, warmer days.  Easter is the perfect time for a family break in Oban & Lorn, with activities ranging from egg hunts to family fun days to local church services and events where everyone is welcome. Or enjoy the simple pleasures- a stroll along the beach and a fish supper al fresco at sunset. 

Check out our member specials for an Easter break to remember. 

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