Oban boasts a wide variety of shops selling everything from gifts and local crafts for visitors, to household goods, clothes, shoes and everyday items. The town is also home to a wide variety of businesses servicing both locals and visitors and is the first area in Scotland to have achieved the Scottish governement's Business Improvement District status for the entire town centre.
Strolling along George Street, the main shopping area of the town and past the bay with beautiful views across to the Island of Kerrera and beyond, leads you down to Argyll Square with its attractive floral display and lined with even more shops and cafes.
Leading off George Street are small lanes hiding many more independent shops well worth exploring.
Oban is a Fair Trade Town
For a list of local retailers, cafes and accommodation providers stocking Fairtrade products, please visit: www.obanfairtrade.org.uk
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