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Make the most of your time away with one of our exclusive Bay Inclusive Breaks. This holiday takes us to “the Gateway to the Islands,” Oban for a few days of relaxation in scenic surroundings. Included are two excursions, a scenic drive to Fort William and a day in the beautiful white-walled town of Inverary.
Bay Inclusive breaks include return coach travel, breakfast and evening meal, two sightseeing excursions and four drinks vouchers per person per night.
Travel with us from home to The Great Western Hotel in Oban where we will enjoy an evening meal following check-in.
Days Two to Four
We will take two included excursions over our three days in Oban. First we take a trip along the shores of Loch Linnhe to visit Fort William, calling at the Highland Centre for shopping and enjoying a whisky tasting. We’ll then take a jaunt to the white-walled town of Inveraray, with its imposing castle and visiting the Isle of Seil. The other day in Oban is set aside as free time. The gateway to the Islands, Oban has a huge number of options for those who like to be outdoors. Whether it’s taking a cruise to spot wildlife around nearby islands, visiting a nearby castle or walking along the coast, you’re sure to find something to keep you entertained.
Following breakfast at the hotel we’ll leave for home via the interchange.
Four drinks vouchers - Bay Inclusive Package
Make the most of four drinks vouchers per person, per night on this holiday!
Great Western Hotel
Argyll and Bute
Stay with us on the shores of Oban Bay, within easy reach of some of Scotland’s most majestic and beautiful scenery, with the diverse Islands and the immensity of the Highlands close by.
The town of Oban is just a short walk away with a number of places here to sample local produce including delicious seafood and the refined and elegant whiskeys that the region is famous for. There’s also plenty to explore in town, head up to McCaig’s Tower for a great view over the Sound of Mull, or visit Dunollie or Dunstaffage Castle to learn a little about the history of Oban.
Magnificent Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park can be easily reached from Oban and makes a great day trip. For perhaps even greater scenery though board a ferry and head out onto the islands that dot the sea off Scotland’s West Coast. Mull, the Isle of Lismore and Kerrera, just across Oban Bay all make fantastic day trips offering superb scenery and a sense of solitude and wilderness that is incomparable almost anywhere in the UK.
In the hotel enjoy fantastic views over Oban Bay while sipping a tasty drink in the bar and lounges after a long day enjoying Scotland’s natural beauty. In the main season you can enjoy live evening entertainment in the lounge as well as tasty breakfast and evening meals in the restaurant. In-room we offer comfort and serenity, with the possibility of upgrading to Standard Plus, Premier and Superior rooms for even greater space and relaxation while you stay with us.
Scenic drive to Fort William
Today we'll take a trip along the shores of stunning Loch Linnhe to the popular Highland town of Fort William calling at the Highland Centre for shopping and whisky tasting. Fort William is surrounded by spectacular scenery and getting even a little way out of town only enhances the views. Alternatively, take a cruise on Loch Linnhe, or if you want some indoor entertainment The West Highland Museum has an interesting overview of Highland history and is located in the High Street.
Trip to Inveraray
Situated on the banks of Loch Fyne and home to the Duke of Argyll at the towns castle, Inverary is a beautiful white-walled town. As well as the grand castle, the imposing Georgian Inverary Jail is a fascinating experience, the living museum allows you the opportunity to see the re-enactment of trials and how inmates lived in the 19th century.