Oban is a town in on the northwest coast of Scotland. It's a transport hub and most visitors are passing through on the way to the Hebrides, only staying overnight if ferry / train schedules make that necessary; conversely, Hebrideans come here for shopping and other necessities.

Landmarks in the Area

Dunollie Castle is a small ruined castle located on a hill north of the town of , on the west coast of Scotland in Argyll.

Oban distillery is a whisky distillery in the west coast port of .

McCaig's Tower is a prominent tower on Battery Hill overlooking the town of in Argyll, .

The Cathedral Church of St Columba in is the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Argyll and the Isles and mother church of the Diocese of Argyll and the Isles.

The Oban Hills Hydropathic Sanatorium was a proposed Hydropathic Hotel in , .

Localities in the Area

Dunbeg, formerly known as Dunstaffnage or Dùn Staidhinis, a village about two and a half miles outside of , Scotland.


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