Bay Great Western Hotel

Corran Esplanade, Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, PA34 5PP, United Kingdom | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by dianadoone


Sunday we left Dunedin for our trip through the Catlins, starting with a stay in Owaka. We covered some small beaches around there and went to Nugget Point. This is a high point near a lighthouse with fur seals on the rocks. Some nice scenery in this area, very unspoilt and with little in the way of facilities. The weather has improved and is much warmer. Next stop was a cottage on Curio Bay Rd which was stunning, a very rustic place with sea views from two of ...

To Oban via the Trossachs. Wrong turn great result

A travel blog entry by gdandpj2013


... see how far the wrong road has taken us, and despite the temperature, the beauty has made this journey so worthwhile.

We decided to head for Oban. We been through Glen Coe a few times and the road climbs again from here before making the banks of Loch Leven and then the coast.
It was 45 miles away, there was no snow or ice and almost no traffic. The road followed a graceful river valley all the way to the sea. Its ...

Rain, rain and more rain !!

A travel blog entry by janetanne


Drove over to Oban today which is a lovely scenic drive however it was a bit hard to see much due to the rain. Still I stopped at Castle Stalker which is a four-storey tower house or keep picturesquely set on a tidal islet on Loch Laich, an inlet off Loch Linnhe.
Every time I come to this town it's raining!! Oban is on the west coast nestled in the Firth of Lorn (hence the rain) and has a population of about 8,000 ...

The magic of Scotland!

A travel blog entry by mjandcj


... rocky shoreline and came across a new, albeit very large friend. He was a beautiful Northumberland doggie who was very interested in playing with Cory. Cory was nearly pushed over by his enthusiasm! I feel in love immediately as his lovely owner told us how they were just big softies who loved to lay about all day. Cory had to pull me away and remind me that his thick furry coat wouldn’t fair well in the heat of home in Aus. But I can still ...

Lochs, glens, and mountains

A travel blog entry by jannettek


... profusion.

And so it continued until we arrived at Oban, a waterfront town best known for whisky and the Oban Distillery. We had hoped to do a tour here but they were booked out, so instead we took in the waterfront and the town. It was a busy place, both because it is the main town in this area but also because the ferries to a number of ...

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This hotel, located on Corran Esplanade, Oban, is near McCaig's Tower, Oban Distillery, Dunstaffnage Castle, and Isle of Kererra.
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