Oban has a wide range of things to do from indoor and outdoor attractions to activities, tours and more. Experience boat tours, cycling, diving and lots more. How about a stroll along Oban’s esplanade following the QR walking trail? Ready for more? Walk up Pulpit Hill to enjoy views back across the bay to McCaig’s Tower.
McCaig’s Tower is a prominent landmark in Oban. The climb from the town centre to McCaig's Tower is well worth the effort. The view across Oban Bay to the Atlantic Islands is stunning.
Learn all about Oban's history at Oban's War and Peace Museum where you can find out about the fishing and maritime industries, the railways, road transport, and the strategic role played by Oban during the war years.
Oban Distillery sits right at the heart of Oban, nestled beneath the steep cliffs that overlook the town. One of Scotland's oldest distillers of single malt scotch whisky is but a stone's throw from the sea.
Oban Chocolate Company shop on Oban’s Esplanade is a chocaholic’s dream! You can also watch mouth-watering chocolates being hand made, and choose from an incredible selection to then relax and enjoy delicious hot chocolates, coffees and home baking in the lovely café.
Dunollie Castle is superbly situated, standing guard over Oban Bay and is easily accessed from Oban town centre. The museum, castle and grounds are great fun to explore.
Oban has a vibrant cultural scene with regular ceilidhs and live music available in many of the pubs. Pop into The View to give you a true insight into the fascinating music and culture of Scotland.
Ocean Explorer Centre is a free child-friendly indoor visitor attraction near Oban to explore the science behind our oceans.
Or get your bearings with nice strolls along Oban's esplanade to Ganavan Sands or the stunning viewpoint at Pulpit Hill.