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Oban Sportive 2019

Start your 2019 sportive season with the action packed Oban Sportive.
Start your 2019 sportive season with the action packed Oban Sportive! Image by Stephen Lawson This year we have the two classic road routes - the Loch Avich 56 mile rout… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/oban-sportive-2019/

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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Jun
21
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National Picnic Week
Whether you’re looking for a dreamy setting to enjoy an al fresco supper for two or a wild and wondrous spot to work up the family’s appetite, Oban has all the ingredients for a successful picnic.
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Jun
20
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marine tourism
2019 will make the 72nd year the event has been running and plans to be a wonderful week both on the water and ashore.
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Jun
04
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Tourism
Every summer, The Royal Yacht Britannia’s Royal Racing Yacht Bloodhound sets off from Edinburgh and sails via the Caledonian Canal to Oban – the gateway to the finest coastal scenery in Scotland.
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Jun
03
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Festival
Oban is gearing up to welcome thousands of visitors next week to Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music event, Oban Live.
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Jun
03
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Tourism
Argyll & Bute Council is offering long term car park permits on a weekly or monthly basis.
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May
23
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Festival
In a surprise visit to Oban today, 22 year-old Scots musician Be Charlotte announced live from the town’s iconic McCaig’s Tower that she will play Oban Live music festival in two weeks time.
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May
15
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Festival
A star-studded line-up of Scottish traditional musicians who have an association with the sport of Shinty are coming together as The Caman Connection exclusively at next month’s Oban Live music concert in the famous Shinty grounds of Mossfield Stadium.
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May
09
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Tourism
At Kings Knoll Hotel, old world charm meets contemporary style, and while this historic converted manse has served Oban’s visitors for 60 years, it has been transformed into a modern and comfortable accommodation that oozes both character and convenience.
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Apr
23
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Festival
Edinburgh rock band DMS and Argyll Cèilidh Trail have won a slot at Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music concert Oban Live.
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Apr
15
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Tourism
The View Oban kicks off the season with a packed calendar of events starting on Easter weekend with a Mamma Mia sing-along for the entire family.
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Apr
09
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Festival
Oban Distillery will sponsor the VIP area at Argyll’s biggest outdoor live music concert Oban Live this June, the event has announced.
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Apr
08
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Tourism
What does tourism of the future look like? A student project looks to answer this question, and you can help!
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Apr
08
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Tourism
A visit to the Highlands transports you to a more peaceful world, where the pace of life is a little bit slower and each minute is meant to be savoured. For those who crave connection with nature or need a digital detox, the Laird’s Lodge at Highland Title Reserves in Duror is just the ticket.
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Apr
05
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Tourism
Brander Lodge to host Wedding Fayre on the 14th April from 11-4pm
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Apr
04
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Festival
Four music acts from Oban are gearing up to battle it out for a slot at Argyll’s biggest live music concert Oban Live this June.
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