Here is a compilation of ten interesting and fun activities either in Oban or within a short walk or drive of Oban.
A short drive from Oban and great fun for adults and children. You’ll see sharks, seahorses, rays, otters, seals, crabs and starfish.
Open throughout the year. Check the website for details
A partially ruined 13th Century castle situated 3 miles from Oban. With ample parking and a visitor’s centre it’s an ideal day out to sample some of Scotland’s ancient past. Open all year, but check the website for full details
Located directly in Oban town centre, learn about and see how malt whisky is made. You’ll be able to sample Oban 14-year-old single malt as part of your tour.
Sail out from Oban to see Basking Sharks and possibly other sea life. Various tours available from April to October.
Located 6 miles from Oban. The Falls of Lora are generated when the tide level in the Firth of Lorn drops below the level of the water in Loch Etive. A stunning site for tourists and photographers.
You can sail from Oban to the islands of Mull, Lismore, Coll and Tiree. Regular sailings mean that you can take day trips to these beautiful Inner Hebrides Islands.
Check here for information
A castle, gardens, woodlands and delicious homemade food. A great place to visit within walking distance of Oban or a short drive away.
Great views over Oban Bay and out to the Isle of Mull and the Firth of Lorn. A steep walk or easy drive from Oban town centre.
A lovely sandy beach within walking distance of Oban along a coastal road. There is ample car parking if you prefer to drive.
Admission is free to this small museum that contains a fascinating collection of artefacts and photographs depicting the rich cultural history of Oban in peacetime and during the war years.
Welcome to the Manor House
Thursday 25th May 2017
Ham Hough & Chicken Terrine with Celeriac,
And Pickled Vegetables £10.50
Pan Seared West Coast Scallops
With Carrot and Hazelnut £10.50
Goats Cheese Mousse with Tomato
And Asparagus Salad £10.50
Sweet Potato and Rosemary Velouté £4
West Coast Seafood Grill with New Potatoes,
Asparagus, Spinach & Lemon Dressing £23.50
Roast Fillet of Halibut with Squid Ink Gnocchi,
Broccoli and Surf Clam Emulsion £23.50
Duo of Argyll Venison Loin and Slow Cooked Shoulder Pithivier,
With Beetroot, Sprouts and Brambles £23.50
Over Backed Guinea Fowl with Confit Leg Croquette and Peas £23.50
Scottish Fillet of Beef with Caramelised Onion,
Potato Fondant and Wild Mushrooms £28
Courgette & Red Onion Tarte Tatin with,
Goats cheese and Basil £18
Selection of Desserts £9
Coffee & Petit Fours £3.50
Table d’hote £44.00
A la Carte – Appetiser £10.50/Soup £4/Sorbet £3/Main £24/Vegetarian £18/
Dessert £9/Coffee & Petit Fours £3.50
All include VAT @ 20%.
Gratuities are left to your discretion