Places of Interest
Castles PDF Print E-mail

Carnasserie Castle near Kilmartin
Dunollie Castle Oban
Dunstaffnage Castle Dunbeg By Oban
Inveraray Castle 01499 302203 Open April - October 10am to 5pm
Duart Castle Mull by ferry from Oban 3 miles from ferry, or by motor launch Duchess from Corran Esplanade Slipway in Oban.
Torosay Castle and Gardens, these require you to take a ferry from Oban to Mull, then woodland walk/or narrow gauge steam railway.   Ideal day trip for all the family open Easter - mid October, gardens open all year  01680 812421

Gylen Castle on Kerrera Island a short boat trip from Oban lies Kerrera Island which has some lovely walks, wildlife a castle and cafe.  Access to the Ferry is from the slip two miles south of Oban on the coast road.

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Gardens & Walks PDF Print E-mail

There are many beautiful gardens within Argyll with the closest being Arduaine Gardens beside Loch Melfort.

There are also many recognised walks that the Forestry Commission have listed.

Within reach for a day trip are Glencoe, Rannoch Moor, Fort William, Ben Nevis and Loch Lomond

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 July 2014 21:18
 
Historical Sites PDF Print E-mail

Standing stones near Kilmartin en route to Lochgilphead
Ardchattan Priory and Gardens, founded in 1230 by Vaalliscaulian monks. Open all year. Free

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Museums PDF Print E-mail

Kilmartin House Museum 01546 510278  Open 7 days a week from 11am to 4pm
Easdale Island Museum Open April to Mid October from 11am to 4:30pm
Oban War & Peace Museum Oban, Free entry

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Others PDF Print E-mail

Oban Distillery

Town Centre, Oban 01631 564262

Oban Chocolate Company

Town Centre, Oban 01631 566099

Sea Life Centre

Marine life displays (check for seal feeding times) Outdoor adventure playground, picnic area and restaurant.  A good family day out 01631 720386

Cruachan Power Station

A fascinating journey into a hollow mountain. Restaurant and visitor centre 01866 822618

Kanpdale Forest

A visit to a Beaver colony where you can walk, cycle or have a picnic.

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