Discover miles of beautiful coastal scenery and be amazed by the rich local history and culture of our seaside town on your Oban break. Whether it’s a relaxing hotel break or stay full of exploration and adventure, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in our seaside town.
Nestled on the west coast and surrounded by miles of coastline and beautiful landscapes, Oban is a destination full of life, culture and adventure. From spectacular boat trips to the surrounding islands and Castle Stalker, to visiting the historical sights including McCaig’s Tower and Oban’s very own distillery, there are plenty of things to do in Oban on your next west coast escape in Scotland.
Oban is a great base for exploring all that the west coast has to offer. Whether you decide to walk along the seaside, tour the town centre, hike up our favourite hills or go on an island hopping adventure to see the isles, wildlife and nature surrounding the west coast. As you can see, there are so many things to do around Oban. One of our ‘must-see’ activities during your stay is to wander along one of our sandy beaches in the evening and enjoy a phenomenal sunset that paints our skyline in beautifully bright colours. It’s definitely a sight worth seeing!
With so much to see and do, we’ve made a list of places to pop on your Oban bucket list. If you don’t have time to tick everything off your list the first time round, don’t worry! That just means you’ll need to come back to visit us, and start where you left off!
We’ve listed some great things to do and places to see in Oban. Get inspiration and start planning your Oban break itinerary!
Is a handy wee travel guide which includes a series of walking and cycling trails in and around Oban. The app features eight self-guided trails, interactive tours and more! Take the work out of discovering important buildings and landmarks found in and around Oban.