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Christmas in Oban

5 days - from only £499pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Christmas in Oban

Christmas is a truly special time of year, whether you want to spend it with family, relax in your own company, or meet new people and new friends. Join us for a mulled wine and mince pie on arrival, Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, festive cream tea each day, and a small gift from Santa! Celebrate this magical time of year in Oban, a bustling harbour town situated on a sheltered, horseshoe bay, protected by the inner Hebridean island of Kerrea.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • Delicious 3 course evening meals each evening
  • Mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival
  • Traditional 4 course Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • A gift from Santa
  • Festive cream tea on two days
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach, then on to Oban and our hotel for four nights. We enjoy a mulled wine with a mince pie on arrival to get us into the Christmas spirit.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Christmas Eve in Fort William

    Today we take a trip along the shores of stunning Loch Linnhe to the popular Highland town of Fort William. Known as the ‘outdoor capital of the UK’ and attracting many visitors who wish to climb the majestic Ben Nevis, Fort William also has plenty to do that requires less energy! Enjoy a wee dram at Ben Nevis Distiller or visit the West Highland Museum.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Fort William

    Fort William

    Included Highlights

    • Fort William
  • Day 3: Christmas Day at leisure

    Merry Christmas! Relax in Oban, open some presents, tuck into a traditional turkey dinner, and enjoy the festive atmosphere in the hotel with your fellow travellers.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 4: Boxing Day in Inveraray

    This morning we visit white-walled Inveraray. Sitting on the western shore of Loch Fyne since 1745, when it was established by the 3rd Duke of Argyll, head of Clan Campbell, the town has a long history and many fine Georgian buildings. Explore at your own pace, perhaps visiting the neoclassical church, or the Jail which is now an award-winning museum that tells of the lives of prisoners throughout the centuries. Venture just outside of the town and you will find Inveraray Castle which remains the family home of the Dukes of Argyll to this day and is set in extensive grounds. We return to the hotel for a festive cream tea.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Inveraray

    Inveraray

    Included Highlights

    • Inveraray
  • Day 5:

    We depart the hotel this morning, filled with magical Christmas memories, and return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £89.00 (5 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at Great Western Hotel in Oban.

  • Great Western Hotel

    Occupying a remarkable building which dates back to the 19th century, the Great Western Hotel is in a great location right on Oban’s esplanade, making an ideal base for exploring. The welcoming bar and lounge areas boast magnificent panoramic views of the bay, and the restaurant offers a varied menu with a wide range of local cuisine and traditional favourites. The town of Oban is just a short walk away, with a number of places here to sample local produce including delicious seafood and refined whiskeys, and the hotel is within easy reach of some of Scotland’s most majestic and beautiful scenery. With comfortable rooms and warm Scottish hospitality, enjoy coastal charm at this delightful hotel.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • Fully Health and Safety Compliant
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone
    • Smoke Detectors in Every Room

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.

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