Keeping yourself busy and entertained in the UK is easy to achieve. You don’t even need to ask yourself when you should go. You only need to ask yourself these questions. Where do you want to go first? What do you want to do next? You may not know where to start, so here’s a list featuring 5 of the best things to do in Oban to help you. Book yourself into a beautiful cottage in Oban and set about these great activies…
Stramash – Outdoor Activities
Have a smashing good time at Stramash, a place that has made providing fun its specialty. Get your mind and body ready for the activities that it has in store for you like hill walking and mountain climbing. For something more challenging, there’s sea kayaking, rock climbing, and archery. Choose any of the available activities, or don’t choose and instead do it all. Whichever way you go, your stay at Stramash will be most memorable.
Oban War & Peace Museum
Walk down the Corran Esplanade and you will find the quaint Oban War & Peace Museum. Spend about an hour or two looking at their collection of artifacts and photos to broaden your knowledge about their culture and history, not only about Oban’s role during World War 2 but also its development to the place it has become.
Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary
Loch Creran, located 10 miles north of Oban, is where you will find the Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary. You may have visited other ocean parks and think this place is the same, but it’s not because it’s a sanctuary. Recreation meets rehabilitation in this facility. Witness the beauty of aquatic life, and explore the sanctuary’s over 50 natural marine displays.
Oban Chocolate Company
After you’ve had your fill of the visual treats, it’s high time that you check out the Oban Chocolate factory. The chocolates that you’ll find here are all made by hand by a team of chocolatiers. Even before you see the truffles and their molded chocolate, you’ll surely be greeted by the luscious and rich aroma. With its tempting scent and sinfully delicious color, you will want to stock up on supplies so you’ll have more than enough to take home with you. Or, you could enjoy more of the view of Oban as you sit in their cafe sipping hot chocolate with freshly baked scones or croissants. You could even have your kids join their workshops and make their own Belgian chocolate truffles while you relax.
Oban is billed as the seafood capital of Scotland. It would be a shame if you visit and not taste the freshest catch of the day. You will not run out of options if it’s seafood you’re craving for. Stroll along the pier and have fish and chips on hand. If you want to sit down while you eat, which is mostly the case, try Oban Seafood Hut Restaurant because their scrumptious menu really delivers in terms of freshness, taste and value.
This list does not even scratch the surface of what this scenic destination has to offer. These are just 5 of the best things to do in Oban but for sure, you’ll easily add five or more during your stay. No matter when you arrive in Oban, you will have memories and experiences you’ll want to treasure forever.