Places of Interest
Oban (in Scottish Gaelic means ‘Little Bay’) is known as the Gateway to the Isles and during the tourist months can treble in population. The ferry terminal in Oban operated by Caledonian MacBrayne offers the opportunity to visit the islands of Mull, Colonsay, Tiree, Barra, Uist and many more.
Oban, the Seafood Capital of Scotland, has no shortage of places to enjoy the locally caught delights. The Waterfront Restaurant is situated on the South Pier and is renowned for serving “Fine Dining” whilst being comfortable, welcoming and child friendly. For fine views across Oban Bay visit Ee-usk where you can enjoy Halibut, Sole, Monkfish but to name a few and enjoy the 25 years of family experience.
The National Trust for Scotland was gifted Arduaine Gardens back in 1992 and the gardens have a wonderful variety of flowers, shrubs and bamboos. Garden trails and guided tours are sure to provide a fun filled day with a small gift shop to finish off.
Whirlpools and wildlife make a great combination and if its adventure you are looking for we have the third largest whirlpool in the world, The Corryvreckan, right on our doorstep! Seafari Adventures (Oban) provides the opportunity to see whales, dolphins, sharks and porpoises while enjoying the ride on one of the RIBs.