Top recommended things to do in Oban, Mull, Lorn and Iona

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OUR TOP RECOMMENDED THINGS TO SEE AND PLACES TO VISIT

OUR TOP RECOMMENDED TOURING IDEAS

1              Seafari Adventures - The longest operating marine tour operator in the area, Seafari Adventure boasts great local knowledge and experienced skippers and wildlife guides.

2              Sea Kayak Oban  - SCOTLANDS SEA KAYAK CENTRE in Oban OFFERS Great Sea Kayaking Holidays, Learn To Sea Kayak with Excellent Coaches and Visit Our Wonderful Sea Kayak Shop.

3              A cycle along the coastline taking in the secluded beaches including Ganavan Beach

4              Walking on the isle of Kerrera - Take the wee ferry over to Kerrera – the island opposite Oban. Walk around the island, look out to sea from the ruined Gylen castle and munch homemade cakes at the island’s Tea Garden

5              Argyll’s Gardens – visit the gardens of Arduaine and others. Why not visit the 'Glorious Gardens of Argyll' website for details of Argyll’s gardens, opening times and facilities.

6              Climb Ben Cruachan - A challenging walk, Cruachan is one of the finest Munros in the southern Highlands, its pointed peak towering above its rocky satellites giving great views. The ridge walk makes a great circuit around the Cruachan reserv

7              Castle tour – visit the famous surrounding castles of Duart (Mull), Castle Stalker, inveraray, Dunstaffnage, Dunollie, and Kilchurn

8              Oban Shopping - Oban boasts a wide variety of shops selling everything from gifts and local crafts for visitors, to household goods, clothes, shoes and everyday items.

9              Sea fishing - There are three fishing tackle shops in town that stock a good range of piscatorial supplies. A number of charter boats operate from the bay that specialise in giant skate fishing. The Oban area is well known as being the UK capital for big skate, as well as being one of the best places to catch specimen spurdog.

 

 

10           A round of golf - Glencruitten Golf Course is James Braid's hidden gem nestling among the hills of Glencruitten Estate on the outskirts of Oban, Argyll, Scotland. 01631 562868