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Stories and Tips Oban

Surrounding islands

Written by lulureduk on 28 Feb, 2004

Well, while you are in Oban, which is known as the "gateway to the isles," it is more than worth going on all of the trips you can pack in, because it is just so beautiful up there! If you are staying in Oban, which…Read More

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Ferry trip to Mull

Written by Amanda63 on 08 Feb, 2003

An excellent day trip is taking the ferry from Oban across the picturesque waterway to the Island of Mull. A forty minute trip, you can take your car, take a coach trip, or go as a foot passenger. We had our two dogs, so we…Read More

Oban, area and railway.

Written by davidx on 28 May, 2002

Oban is a major port for the islands. It gives access to Mull, Colonsay and Islay, Coll, Tiree, Barra and South Uist. It is also something of a resort. On the mainland ther is a road up to Fort William, one inland…Read More

Sightseeing in general

Written by lulureduk on 28 Feb, 2004

If you want to get the most out of your trip, then your first stop should be the tourism office, which is on the front pier next to the ferry terminals in Oban. Pick up brochures and take them back to where you are…Read More


Written by lulureduk on 28 Feb, 2004

Well, if you decide to wander the beaten track from Oban, you can get a bus or hire a car and get to Inveraray. It's a pretty little town on the edge of the estuary which has not only a few little things such…Read More

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Oban Rare Breeds Park

Written by smacdoug on 11 Aug, 2003

The park is located near Oban, several miles down a single lane road. The park is primarily designed for children so you can expect lots of cute and cuddly animals for the kids to pet and feed. Many of the animals are behind fences, but there…Read More

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