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Highlands: Oban and Inveraray Day Tour

About the Tour

This is a truly Scottish journey through some of the most majestic scenery in the Highlands of Scotland. The main destination is Oban, the most picturesque town on the West Highlands known as the 'Seafood Capital of Scotland' and famous for its Whiskey Distillery and the impressive McCaig's Tower. However, there is a lot to see and to do in Oban including the historic Dunollie Castle, Oban Whisky Distillery, Oban Chocolate Factory & Shop, St Columba's Cathedral and Oban Harbour. We will walk to McCaig's Tower, a Colosseum look alike, situated uphill to enjoy the most spectacular and panoramic views overlooking the town, the harbour and across to surrounding islands. This adventurous tour also includes visiting the beautiful Highland town of Inveraray, a chance to see the impressive and romantic Inveraray Castle, filmed in 'Downtown Abbey'. We will also enjoy walking a long the the peaceful and beautiful Loch Fyne where Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid) married his love! This fantastic day also includes Glen Croe and  the stunning 'Rest and Be Thankful' mountains with panoramic views over the glen . As one of the most popular day trips, this Scottish Student Adventure cannot be missed! 

Tour Highlights

  • Oban & West Highlands

  • Inveraray

  • Inveraray Castle tour 

  • Loch Fyne

  • Loch Awe and Loch Lomond

  • McCaig's Tower

  • Donollie Castle

  • Oban Distillery

  • Oban Harbour

  • Chocolate Shop/Factory

  • Dog-Stone

  • Oban Bay

  • Waterfront Centre, Seafood

  • Cathedral of St Columba

  • Beautiful walks in Oban and Inveraray

Interesting Facts

  • Oban is known as a Seafood Capital of the UK.

  • Inveraray Castle was filmed in 'Downtown Abbey'. 

Inclusion

  • Return Journey by a Luxury Coach

  • Map and Itinerary

  • Free time for sightseeing, shopping & attractions

  • Visiting Oban, Inveraray, West  and Loch Lomond 

 

Lunch

  • You will have plenty of time for lunch in Oban to try some yummy seafood. However, you can have your own packed lunch if you wish so.

Bring with you

  • Smile, a camera, warm clothes and proper walking shoes.

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Pick Ups and Departure Info

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Tickets are limited. First come, First served
Pick Up & Drop Off Points

We offer 3 Pick Up & Drop Off Points:

  • 07:40 Glasgow University, West End 

  • 07:20 Strathclyde University, City Centre

  • 07:00 UWS Paisley

Departure

07:45am

Main Gate of Glasgow University