Oban Backpackers Plus

21 Breadalbane Street, Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, PA34 5NZ, United Kingdom | Hostel
Prices starting from $43.00

Travel Blogs from Oban

Day Six - Southward Ho!

A travel blog entry by needlemind


... at Flora Macdonald's grave in Kilmuir. For those who may be a little rusty on their Scottish history, Flora was the remarkable woman who helped Bonnie Prince Charlie to escape from Skye, before she went on to play a part in the American War of Independence. Given that the 4th of July was a couple of days ago it seemed quite apt. Next there were a few photography pitstops in order to take in the magical scenery, including the famous rocky ...

Highland magic

A travel blog entry by jsafnuk


... rewarded by amazing views of the country side and the Stirling castle. As a good bye to our tour Callum treated us all to a recitation of a Rabbie Burns (famous Scottish poet) poem in the old Scottish dialect. It was fantastic and really showed the culture of Scotland and how very unique it is! Now back in edinbrough it was time to say goodbye to this amazing tour and head back to the hostel (after making dinner plans with our new friends of ...

Cold, rainy and beautiful Scotland

A travel blog entry by samplum


It was a cold, wet but beautiful trip from Edinburgh to our next stop Glencoe. After such a warm day when we first got to Edinburgh it was a bit hard to handle getting out the jumpers and raincoats but the views were worth it. Glencoe is stunning! We couldn't believe that there was still snow on the mountains in the middle of Summer. It's very different to home. ...

The Rocky Road to Dublin..

A travel blog entry by lisaajane


... up.So, even though the weather was sunny outside, I stayed in.I caught up on my blog, I uploaded photos.I found some new music on YouTube. And I just chilled.It was nice to not do much, because every single day
travelling is work.Not unwanted work, but setting up camp, sightseeing, finding
food, moving location, and always being a week ahead in your plans in your
head. It is a lot of work, and ...

Oban day 1

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.


A wander around the town the weather mitigating against a ferry to the islands today. Bought a clan McDonald modern tartan wool scarf. Shopped for the meals at home, some local produce which should be interesting. Cheeses from Mull. Wandered further in the blustery rain and then back to a warm house to plan the Southern England stage. Nice to be indoors.

A tour of the Oban distillery, I now know a lot about a simple process. I will say at the rate whiskey is ...

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This hostel, located on 21 Breadalbane Street, Oban, is near McCaig's Tower, Oban Distillery, Dunstaffnage Castle, and Isle of Kererra.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsOban Backpackers Plus

    Reviewed by meganfisher

    church hostel

    Reviewed Jun 11, 2013
    by (55 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    Amazing hostel located in an old church. The beds were comfortable and the location great.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Oban Backpackers Plus

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding