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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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Join Mark Beaumont for the Oban Sportive!

mark-4x6.jpgWith an 87 mile cycle and 6237ft of climbing, the Oban Sportive April 21st and 22nd, will offer adventure and fun through some of the UK’s most stunning scenery. Record breaking long distance cyclist Mark Beaumont will be setting the target time as he performs the Inaugural Ben Cruachan Hill Climb. Then Mark will give a motivational talk to the participants before everyone sets out for the Sportive, which features two courses for varying skill levels. 

Whether you are a seasoned pro or a keen amateur, the Oban Sportive will give you not only a rewarding challenge, but a chance to ride and learn with Mark, hang out with other like-minded cyclists, as well as enjoy all the stunning scenery and Highland hospitality that Oban and Lorn has to offer.

For more information and to enter online, visit We’ll see you on the 21st and 22nd April!