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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Comes to Oban

This year Oban will see an altogether different kind of visitor, as it welcomes Clipper’s Round the World Yacht Race on the 12th of July 2024. The race is making a stop in Oban for the first time in its 27-year

Oban & Skye

5 Fun Things to do Between Oban & Skye

Many of our guests regularly make the trip from Oban to Skye, or vice-versa. Both places are known for their natural beauty, strong community, and fun activities to do – but what many people don’t know is that there is

What Is Oban Famous For?

Despite its small size, Oban is famous for a number of things that attract visitors from all over the world and is known as both the ‘Gateway to the Islands’ and ‘The Capital of the West Highlands’ by locals and

A Guide to Mull Music Festival

If you're a fan of Scottish music, then you’ll love the famous Mull Music Festival! Each year, the festival is hosted in the colourful Tobermory, the Isle of Mull’s capital and is a celebration of all things folk, rock, and

Exploring the Island of Staffa & Seeing the Puffins

The Isle of Staffa is one of Scotland’s most unique places to explore. The island is completely uninhabited by humans, meaning the natural environment of Staffa has flourished without interruption for as long as it has existed! Before we delve into

5 Fun Things to Do on Tiree

Tiree is a small island off the West Coast of Scotland with a population of only around 650; however, despite its small size, there is a great range of exciting things to do and see during your visit. To ensure you

Travelling to South Uist

If you're planning a trip to the Outer Hebrides, South Uist is a must visit destination. This beautiful island is known for its stunning beaches, rich history, and unique culture. In this guide, we'll detail the different ways you can get

Complete Guide to the Isle of Iona

The small island of Iona, found off the Southwest Coast of Mull, is a beautiful area of Scotland to discover and explore. If you’re visiting Oban or the West Coast, we highly recommend including Iona on your list of places

Fun Things to Do on the Isle of Mull

The isle of Mull offers a wide range of activities for visitors of all ages. From exploring the island's long history, rich culture, or experiencing its breathtaking natural beauty - there's something for everyone!

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Oban Airport: Everything You Need to Know

If you’re not a fan of long trips on the ferry to reach the islands, you may be more suited to flying! Oban & The Isles airport, located in North Connel, provides regularly scheduled flights to a number of the