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The Oban and Lorn Tourist Association is a volunteer group that represents the tourist sector in the region.
Morvern Callar (best known for Morvern Callar - a novel made into a movie - and The Man Who Left) fiction tells the tale of Oban's every days lives and how to describe Oban better than in the words of the Mard Himself. The Caledonian MacBrayne operates ferry services to Oban von Mull (daily 2-7 ferry services, 45 min ), Lismore (Mo - Sa 3-4 per days, 50 min), Coll and/or Tiree (up to 5 per weeks, 3-4 hours), Colonsay (up to 5 per weeks, 2. 5 hours), Barra (daily, 5+ hours) and South Uist (twice per weeks, 5+ hours).
Marina, shipyard and a few leagues just a few minutes to the city. Situated in the center of the city on the harbour walls. Hole Lincoln Zeaplanes operates from Glasgow every day in the summers and returns to Oban Bay £149. Alternatively, take a flight to Glasgow Airport (GLA), then take a cab to Dumbarton Railway Stations (£10) and take the rail from there to Oban.
It overlooks the Oban-Bight. After about 15 min. you can climb the top of the mountain on one of several marked itineraries. There' are good prospects of Kerrera and Mull and the Sounds of Mull. Every Tuesday and Thursday in summers the Oban Pipe Band plays on the lighthouse for about one hours from 8 pm to 9 pm.
It is a fortress about three kilometres from Oban (buses depart from the station). The hostel is open every day in the 9. Situated on the Corran Esplanade, just off the northern shore of the Regent Hotel. About six leagues upstate from Oban. WATER FRONT - Sea Shells Restaurant up & Restaurant with BBQ down, No 1 The Pier, Oban, PA34 4LW.
Low-cost Lorne Restaurant & Stevenson Street PA34 5NA Snacks. Inside the red-covered edifice on the north pier. Purchase groceries and sea food at the Railway Pier newsstands and outdoors. O'Donnell's Irish Breadalbane St Breadalbane PA345NC. Stevenson Street, PA34 5NA. Airds Crescent, PA34 5SQ.
Oba Backpackers,. Beethoven Backpackers Plus,. Obwalden Youth Hostel. 4, 6 and 8 beds dorms in a large vectorian edifice on the esplanade. Only a few min. on foot from the center of the village. The Aros Ard , a guesthouse 15 min on foot from the center of the village with a keen emphasis on the environment, has won several prizes.
No in Oban, but 5 min by boat down the promontory. The island that protects the port of Oban, overlooking Mull. Corran Esplanade Queens Hotel, Oban, PA34 5AG, 01631 562505. The Esplanade, Oban, PA34 5QD, 01631 562183. Since it is located on the North Pier, rooms on three sides have ocean view, some rooms on the backside can be loud from the downstairs Pubs.
Country Chalet and Lodge Cologin, Lerags Glen, PA34 4SE 01631 564501 - Self contained lodging just under 3m from Oban - Chalet from £300 per wk. Take the ferries to Mull (to Iona), Lismore or Kerrera for a full days out or an night on Coll, Tiree, Barra or South Uist.
North to Fort William - the straight line may be better than the rail to Crianlarich and change, but it's much less beautiful. Drive south to the Rope, Luing and Easdale Isles, as well as Lochgilphead, Tarbert and the Kintyre Peninsula.