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Hebridean Air Services starts weekly summer flights

Hebridean Air Services Ltd commences their 30 minute scenic flights from Oban Airport every Wednesday and Thursday morning, starting 26 June to 26 September.
Hebridean Air Services Ltd commences their 30 minute scenic flights from Oban Airport every Wednesday and Thursday morning, starting 26 June to 26 September. Bookings are for up t… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/hebridean-air-services-starts-weekly-summer-flights/

Experience Scotland in Royal Fashion

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.
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 scen… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/experience-scotland-royal-fashion/

Weekly and Monthly Car Park Permits Now Available

Argyll & Bute Council is offering long term car park permits on a weekly or monthly basis.
Planning on bringing a vehicle on your visit to Oban? Argyll & Bute Council is offering long term car park permits on a weekly or monthly basis. You can choose from more than a do… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/weekly-and-monthly-car-park-permits-now-available/

Follow in the footsteps of kings to Kings Knoll Hotel

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.…
When you arrive in Oban by car or bus via the “Bealach an Righ”, or the Kings Road, the first thing you might notice, other than the spectacular view over the bay, is Oban’s iconi… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/follow-footsteps-kings-kings-knoll-hotel/

The View is the place to be with fun for the whole family

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.
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.  Newly remodelled, this stylis… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/view-place-be-fun-whole-family/

The future of Oban tourism

What does tourism of the future look like? A student project looks to answer this question, and you can help!
What does tourism of the future look like? A student project looks to answer this question, and you can help! By Tori Hamilton  I am a final year student at the Glasgow Scho… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/future-oban-tourism/

Get away from it all at the Laird’s Lodge

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 Titl…
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 connec… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/get-away-it-all-lairds-lodge/

Love is in the air at the Brander Lodge Wedding Fayre

Brander Lodge to host Wedding Fayre on the 14th April from 11-4pm
Are you dreaming of a proper Highland wedding? Let the award winning experts at the Brander Lodge Hotel in Taynuilt inspire your upcoming nuptials at their Wedding Fayre on the 14… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/love-air-brander-lodge-wedding-fayre/

Scottish Water unveils Top up Tap to provide free water in Oban

The Oban High School Pipe Band, along with local councillors and tourism officials, helped Scottish Water celebrate the opening of Scotland’s newest Top Up Tap, which will provide free hydration for visitors and locals while on the go.
The Oban High School Pipe Band, along with local councillors and tourism officials, helped Scottish Water celebrate the opening of Scotland’s newest Top Up Tap, which will provide… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/scottish-water-unveils-top-tap-provide-free-water-oban/

Silver Green Tourism Award for Ben Cruachan Inn

Ben Cruachan Inn has achieved a Silver Award from Green Tourism, the largest and most established sustainable certification programme in the world.
Ben Cruachan Inn has achieved a Silver Award from Green Tourism, the largest and most established sustainable certification programme in the world.   ‘From o… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/silver-green-tourism-award-ben-cruachan-inn/

Like a Local: Three Days in Oban

Oban is well known as The Seafood Capital of Scotland and The Gateway to the Isles, but this isn’t your grandmother’s Oban. There is so much more to discover here, where more than 5,000 years of history meets vibrant modern Gaelic culture- all against the…
Oban is well known as The Seafood Capital of Scotland and The Gateway to the Isles, but this isn’t your grandmother’s Oban. There is so much more to discover here, where more than… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/local-three-days-oban/

Oban singer to launch EP at Argyllshire Gathering Halls

Oban artist Lora Macleod will host launch for her first EP at the Argyllshire Gathering Halls on 29 March at 7pm - 10pm.
Oban artist Lora Macleod will host launch for her EP at the Argyllshire Gathering Halls on 29 March at 7pm - 10pm. The EP and launch is part of Lora’s Creative Honours Project … https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/oban-singer-launch-ep-argyllshire-gathering-halls/

Lorn Drama Festival comes to The Corran Halls

If you are lucky enough to visit Oban 27-29 March, don't miss the Lorn Drama Festival!
Showcasing eight one-act plays from all around Argyll, the Lorn Drama Festival is an Oban institution.  Featuring amateur drama and acting talent from across Argyll and Bute, i… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/lorn-drama-festival-comes-corran-halls/

Love Oban Vouchers on sale now!

Love Oban Vouchers make fantastic gifts and are a great way to support local businesses, and from March 7 until March 16 you can buy them on sale for 10% off.
With more than 80 participating businesses, Love Oban Vouchers from Bid4Oban are a fantastic way to shop locally. And from March 7 to March 16, you can get them for 10%. That's 10… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/love-oban-vouchers-sale-now/

See the best of Scotland with Argyll Bespoke Car Tours

The best way to explore Scotland while visiting Oban & Lorn is with a local guide on a private day tour, and one of Lorn’s most experienced private driver guides is Cameron Brownlee of Argyll Bespoke Car Tours.
The best way to explore Scotland while visiting Oban & Lorn is with a local guide on a private day tour. Not only is each tour completely customised to your interests and pace, bu… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/see-best-scotland-argyll-bespoke-car-tours/

Fall in love with Oban this Valentine's Day

From a cosy winter bolthole to a seven course dinner and wine tasting, you and your sweetheart will find lots to love on a romantic getaway in Oban & Lorn!
With Valentine's Day falling on a Thursday this year, why not add some spark to your romance with a long weekend winter getaway to Oban & Lorn? Escape the hustle and bustle… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/fall-love-oban-valentines-day/

Cruise into 2019 with St Hilda Sea Adventures

Since Stone Age humans made their way here in skin-covered boats called curraghs, the seas off Scotland’s West Coast have been highways rather than barriers. Even today, one of the best ways to experience Oban & Lorn is from the water, and a cruise with S…
Since Stone Age humans made their way here in skin-covered boats called curraghs, the seas off Scotland’s West Coast have been highways rather than barriers. Even today, one of th… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/cruise-2019-st-hilda-sea-adventures/

Ring of Bright Water celebrates its 50th anniversary

The well-loved film, ‘Ring of Bright Water’ celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019, so celebrate with a visit to the spectacular filming locations around Oban & Lorn
The well-loved film, ‘Ring of Bright Water’, celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019, which coincides with the 50thanniversary of Gavin Maxwell’s death; the author of the book and… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/ring-bright-water-celebrates-its-50th-anniversary/

Ring in the bells Oban style!

Hogmanay is Scotland’s biggest festive celebration, so welcome in 2019 Oban style!
From ceilidhs to champagne toasts to a cacophony of fireworks and fog horns, enjoy a New Year to remember as you ring in 2019 Oban style! With winter specials and festive ev… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/ring-bells-oban-style/

Awe View Railway Cottage offers charming Highland accommodation

The thought of a dream getaway in the Highlands of Scotland might well conjure the image of a cosy stone cottage nestled at the foot of a majestic mountain overlooking a serene loch.
The thought of a dream getaway in the Highlands of Scotland might well conjure the image of a cosy stone cottage nestled at the foot of a majestic mountain overlooking a serene lo… https://www.oban.org.uk/blog/awe-view-railway-cottage-offers-charming-highland-accommodation/

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Festival
Ardfern's original music festival announces 2019 line-up featuring The Twisted Melons, Ardfunk and more!
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Jun
27
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Festival
Get in the groove at Markie Dans Music Festival this weekend.
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Jun
26
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Tourism
Hebridean Air Services Ltd commences their 30 minute scenic flights from Oban Airport every Wednesday and Thursday morning, starting 26 June to 26 September.
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Jun
25
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Festival
Scotland’s most popular Gin Festival, GinFall, returns to the Corran Halls in Oban on Saturday 13th July.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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