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Swim with the Sharks!

The pristine waters off Oban's west coast are perfect for swimming with Basking Sharks; read on and find out the best time of year to see and interact with these gentle giants.

Seafood Capital of Scotland


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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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Easter in Oban


There’s a lot to do in Oban and Lorn over the Easter break- in fact it will be an egg- stravaganza of fun! Celebrate the joy of Easter with an exciting week of festive fun and unique experiences, from egg hunts and cruises to golfing and spa days. Whether you are looking for an adventure to please the whole family or a pampering escapade for two, Oban and Lorn have you covered. And with our member’s specials, it’s easy to find something to suit your budget and interests.

We look forward to seeing you in Oban and Lorn over the Easter break!