Top 5 instagrammable places in Oban and Lorn

Castles? Check! Beaches? Check! Scenery? Check! Oban and Lorn is bursting with instagrammable places. At every turn you’ll discover stunning scenes that will set your Instagram feed on fire.

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Wild About Walking in Argyll

Let’s kick off in Oban. Yes, I know some of you will be desperate to dash up a Munro, but that’s not for everyone and anyone can stir in some short walks with longer adventures. It’s a joy strolling the accessible waterfront in a town that is increasingly pedestrian-friendly, but for an even better view nip up to McCaig’s Folly, Oban’s Colosseum, where an interpretation board reveals all the glories you can see.

Oban Cycling with Robin McKelvie

Easing into Oban I’m in a train carriage of happy cyclists. No fighting for space on a busy train for us as we’re enjoying Scotrail’s new Highland Explorer, the first dedicated bike-friendly carriages in the UK. I’m smiling too as I’m about to explore the network of cycling trails that snake off from Oban around the scenic wonderland of Argyll and her isles.