Overlooking the Firth of Lorn, Dunstaffnage Castle offers an interesting insight into the history of the region, from the origins of the MacDougalls to the time of royal possession after Robert the Bruce captured it. See the original curtain wall, enjoy the view from the battlements and explore the 'new house' – built in the 18th century and believed to be the site where Flora MacDonald was imprisoned. The Scottish
Sea Life Sanctuary
Ideal as a family day out, this centre holds an aquarium that features numerous marine species as well as acting as a seal sanctuary. Visitors can learn all about the seals that are rescued and brought to the centre, with the chance to see seal pups being rehabilitated, ready to be returned safely to the wild.
Oban War & Peace Museum
As a busy port, Oban has plenty of colourful history – particularly during the war years when RAF and aircrew operated from the town with a mix of US, Australian and Canadian servicemen residing here. The museum tells this story in detail, incorporating various exhibitions and artefacts, with plenty to keep adults and children alike entertained.
Nestling beneath the steep cliff that overlooks Oban is one of Scotland's oldest sources of single malt scotch whisky - take a tour here with one of the knowledgeable guides and finish the tour with a complimentary gift!
Mull of Kintyre
The Mull of Kintyre is the south-western most tip of the Kintyre Peninsula in southwest Scotland. From here, the Antrim coast is visible and a historic lighthouse, the second commissioned in Scotland, guides shipping in the intervening North Channel.