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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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Jul
03
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Festival
Concert event celebrates Mendelssohn's love of the land and seascapes of Scotland's west coast.
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Jun
26
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Eating Out
How are you celebrating National Picnic Week? Summer weather is here, so grab a snack, a cool drink and a blanket and head to one of our favourite Oban picnic spots!
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May
21
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Festival
Argyll’s biggest open-air live music event has launched a brand new marketing campaign to raise the profile of itself and Oban with the support of VisitScotland.
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May
01
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Tourism
STGA certified guides are now offering walking tours of beautiful and historic Oban.
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Apr
13
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Tourism
Oban’s first group of certified tour guides have completed training for a Yellow Badge from Scottish Tourist Guides Association and are looking forward to serving as ambassadors for the town.
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Mar
28
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Festival
The Highlands and Islands Music and Dance Festival will have the whole town singing and dancing May 4-6 as performers from all over Scotland descend on Oban.
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Mar
13
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Education
A new co-operative project is leading the way to enhance Oban's reputation as one of Scotland's leading education destinations.
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Feb
28
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Outdoors
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.
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Oct
23
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Festival
Argyll's largest live music event takes place next June in Oban. Early Bird tickets go on sale next week so don't miss out.
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Jun
13
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marine tourism
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.
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May
22
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It's taken a while but the breakwaters are finally in and the short-stay transit marina will be ready to welcome ashore water-borne visitors later this summer.
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Oct
27
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A 'Taste of Winter' is the festival theme this year for the sixth annual event which kicks off on 18th November for 10 days of fun for all the family. Market stalls, taster evenings, the National Haggis Festival at Oban Distillery and of course the popular reindeer parade.
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Sep
12
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marine tourism
Twins Cameron and Struan and their fleet of Redbay RIBS are a familiar site in Oban Bay. The boys run Coastal Connection a marine tourism member of OLTA offering wildlife and scenic trips, private hire charters and emergency transport for missed or cancelled ferries.
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Aug
17
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A hidden gem of a guesthouse with fantastic views and an interesting history as Oban's former maternity hospital.
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Jul
21
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Get paddling along this wonderful waymarked kayak route hugging Argyll's coastline from Oban to Helensburgh.
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