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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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Sep
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Tourism
Oban’s enviable location makes it the perfect base for exploring the West Highlands & Islands, and with Imagine Alba Day Tours, you can relax and ride door-to-door in luxurious comfort to must-see destinations such as Kilmartin Glen, Inveraray Castle, Iona and Glen Coe, as well as hidden gems and exclusive experiences.
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Sep
06
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Outdoors
Roll up for the 2018 Tulloch Homes Camanachd Cup Final at Mossfield Stadium!
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Sep
03
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Eating Out
Food & Drink Fortnight, held 1-16 September, offers the ideal opportunity for a Scottish foodie adventure in Oban & Lorn.
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Aug
27
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Tourism
In our latest blog series, we meet our intrepid Oban Walking Tour guides, who are certified and insured with the Scottish Tourist Guides Association.
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Aug
21
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The Oban Walking Tour is in its inaugural season for 2018 as a team of 12 fantastic guides hits the streets to showcase the best of “The Wee Bay”. A diverse group, the team is made up of friendly people from all around the world, of all ages and from different backgrounds, but they all share one passion- Oban.
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Aug
08
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marine tourism
All weathers and breezes but great sailing at this year’s West Highland Yachting Week!
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Aug
07
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marine tourism
Oban & Lorn Lions Club sponsors the popular annual Oban Raft Race for charity.
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Jul
31
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Education
Oban's fantastic local heritage hub, The Rockfield Centre, has launched an exciting shares project that lets you invest in the town's community.
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Jul
29
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marine tourism
The Future of Our Seas comes to Oban! Look for a large dome with pictures of sea creatures all over it at Station Square and join in this interactive event sponsored by the Scottish Association for Marine Science.
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Jul
25
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Outdoors
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.
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Jul
17
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Festival
It may be summer, but the Oban Winter Festival 2018 team is already hard at work putting together a jam packed schedule of events with the theme "Shape the Future" in celebation of the Year of Young People.
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Jul
13
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Outdoors
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 Castle, July’s calendar is full, so check out these exciting events that the whole family will love!
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Jul
12
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Tourism
The Brander Lodge has been voted at a Top 100 Scottish Hotel, and the brilliant front of house team has captured Scotland’s Prestige Award
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Jul
09
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Eating Out
Luxury accommodation and fine dining in the heart of one of Scotland’s most romantic landscapes
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Jul
03
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Tourism
If you really want to take in the full glory of Oban’s stunning land and seascapes, 3,000 feet up in a Cessna 172 is a great way to do it.
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