Oban What to Pack

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    Bring a plastic bag to take your litter home

    by scottishvisitor Updated Nov 12, 2005

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    Luggage and bags: Glenco is owned & managed by the National Trust for Scotland. They have an eco friendly policy here, hence there are no litter bins anywhere. So please respect this & take your litter home.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: If you plan on hill walking or just a stroll hiking boots are a must. The terrain changes & conditions can be very wet & slippery. Climbing the mountains is really only for the experienced.

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    All-weather wear

    by antz Written May 28, 2006

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: In Oban, we can get all seasons in one day - and I think this is something which is common across all of Scotland! It is a good idea to be prepared if you are going on a day out. A day which starts off sunny, may be raining by lunchtime! This year (2006) it is unseasonally cold. Although we are nearly in June, it is still quite cold and wet!

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    Midgie Repellent or Suffer!

    by NiciJ Updated Jul 21, 2009

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: You will definitely want something to protect you from the fierce Scottish Midgie if you are here from May through to September, and I would suggest "Avon" (brand name) "Skin So Soft" oil to slap on as it really works. Midgies can make your life a misery if you are outdoors in the calm, so come prepared!
    You can buy it in local shops, but it is twice the price compared to buying it on-line direct from Avon! And you get super soft skin too!!

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