Oban and the surrounding area
The seaside location of Oban makes it the ideal holiday centre if you want to see any of the following Scottish Isles: Kerrera, Mull, Colonsay, Tiree, Coll, and Lismore. The ferries also go further afield to the western Isles of Barra and South Uist.
Local attractions include the unmistakable edifice that towers over the town known as McCaig's Folly. It was designed in the style of the Coliseum in Rome and now contains a pleasant park with spectacular views out to sea. Also located nearby your accommodation is the Oban Whisky Distillery which was founded in 1794.
Absolutely everywhere around Oban has simply stunning scenery, however visitors can also visit:- The Scottish Sealife Sanctuary, one of the many cruises, Glencruitten Golf Club, The Oban War & Peace Museum, Easdale & The Atlantic Bridge and even The Inverary Jail (a museum)
To see how well The Captains Folly in Oban is located for touring Scotland; just have a look at the map below. You can zoom in and out as well as drag the map to areas in which you are interested. Finally you can click the marker pin and the system will generate a route map with timings from your current location to your self catering accommodation in Oban. Both Postcodes and Place Names will work.