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Private Minibus Tour to the Highlands and West Coast from Glasgow
"Leave Glasgow and you'll drive past Stirling Castle (from the motorway) into the countryside and past Doune Castle - a well preserved 14th century Castle set amid lovely Stirlingshire countryside.Hear the exciting history of the medieval castle and residents. Doune Castle is the atmospheric stand-in for the fictional Castle Leoch in the TV show Outlander and has also been used as a film location f you'll stop for a photo at Kilchurn Castle settled on the banks of Loch Awe; this is one of the most photographed castles in Scotland often used in calendars and numerous other promotional material.Next you'll travel northwest to Inverary (17th Century); in this picturesque town you will have time to enjoy lunch and perhaps visit the jail or castle (featured in Downtown Abbey).On departing Inverary
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West Highland Lochs and Castles Small Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
"Board a 16-passenger luxury minivan in central Edinburgh in the morning and set off on a journey toward the Scottish Highlands. Traveling west first make a photo stop at Stirling Castle once known as the 'Key to Scotland.' It was here that William Wallace — immortalized by Mel Gibson in the film Braveheart — defeated the English army in 1297.Continue to the fantastic medieval stronghold of Doune Castle. Built for the Duke of the castle is still in remarkable condition. You may recognize it from the famous film Monty Python and The Holy Grail or the more recent Outlander TV series based on the books by Diana Gabaldon.Leave the rolling farmlands behind and venture into the wild forests and dramatic mountains of the Scottish Highlands. Hear the story of the ‘Scottish Robin Hood’ in the Braes of Balquhidder the final resting place of Highland outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor. Wind your way through the Breadalbane mountains stopping for lunch (own expense)
From GBP41.00
 
West Highland Lochs and Castles Day Trip from Edinburgh
"Leaving Edinburgh your tour begins at Doune Castle in Stirlingshire. The castle is instantly recognisable from the film 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' and more recently in TV Series 'Game of Thrones' and 'Outlander'. Spend time exploring the castle (own expense) and take pictures before making your way back to the coach.You will then journey through the Highlands past stunning Lochs historic castles and glorious glens before you stop for lunch near Glen Ogle offering spectacular views. Spend an hour at your leisure and appreciate your surroundings fully before continuing north to Kilchurn Castle.Kilchurn Castle located on the banks of Loch Awe and surrounded by mountains
From GBP43.00

More Nightlife in Oban

Aulays

Aulay's is a bit of a strange bar. Don't get me wrong, it is a nice wee place. The reason I say it is a bit strange is that there are two halfs to it. On one side, there is the public bar, which is...
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antz
Jul 25, 2007

O'Donnells

Well, O'Donnells has changed since I was a youngster. Or has it? - I popped in for a wee drink not long after moving to Oban. I thought to myself, 'good grief, they're all kids'! Then I remembered - I...
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Jul 25, 2007

The Lorne

Again, this has changed since I came back from Glasgow. I remember this bar being an old man's bar - a spit and sawdust type. At least that was what I was told, I never went in there. Then a couple of...
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Jul 25, 2007

Coasters

A great spot for an after-work beer, Coasters is situated on the Esplanade. Although a relatively small bar, it is in a great spot, with views out over Oban Bay and over to Kererra.Although it can get...
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Jul 25, 2007

The Hydro Bar

This is another place that opened while I was away in Glasgow. Decided to pop in one night coz some people I knew were going. I hadn't heard much about this place - I only knew it existed because my...
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May 28, 2006

Oban Highland Theatre

Oban Highland Theatre is actually the cinema in Oban. It has two screens, a large main screen where the most popular movies are shown, and a second smaller screen. The reason that I have mentioned the...
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May 28, 2006
 
 
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Stonefield Castle Restaurant

OOPS Decided to take a picture during dinner of the night sky = Woops. The restaurant has lovely views from the wrap around windows but unfortunately I didn't set the camera properly & didn't...
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Nov 12, 2005

Loch Linnhe

There is nothing more rewarding than catching a sunset. This is Castle Stalker in Argyle. The Cares of the day melt away just dreaming what the next day may hold = ah bliss. What ever you like but...
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Nov 09, 2005

Top Hotels in Oban

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Corran Esplanade, Oban, Argyll and Bute, PA34 5AG, United Kingdom
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Connel Ferry, Connel, Argyll and Bute, PA37 1PB, United Kingdom
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Southlochaweside, Dalmally, Argyll and Bute, PA33 1BJ, United Kingdom
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The Esplanade, Oban, Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
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Esplanade, PA34 5AQ
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Sealife Adventures

I had really wanted to go on this tour, there's nothing more magical for me than to see wildlife while traveling and the website talked of whales and otters and seals, otters and seals being two of my...
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"Oban"
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"Beautiful Oban"
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"Capital of the West Highlands"
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"My Home"
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"Oban and Surroundings"
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