Some links for things to do
Caledonian MacBrayne Island Ferries
CalMac run ferries to the following islands from Oban: Mull (for Mull and Iona), Colonsay, Coll, Tiree, Barra, South Uist and Lismore. Click on the above link if you want to plan your journey from Failte Bed and Breakfast.
Oban Whisky Distillery
While staying at Failte B&B Oban, many of our guests love the tour of the Oban Distillery. They provide an excellent, organized and informative tour including a conclusive visit to their shop.
A few miles outside Oban on the River Awe you will find a forest park with many walks and the very interesting Inverawe Smokehouse with a cafeteria for refreshments. A lovely afternoon out.
Atlantis Leisure is the perfect venue for swimming and several other sports. Whether you want to maintain your fitness level or simply enjoy a game of tennis this is the place for you. The centre is approximately 5 minutes walk from your accommodation at Failte.
Cruachan Dam Visitor Centre
Just a few miles outside Oban you will find the "Hollow Mountain". A Hydro engineering project which has provided cheap and green electricity to the grid for many years. There is an extremely informative visitor centre and a tour of the tunnels available.
Walking along the promenade in Oban is commonly enjoyed by tourists. At the northern end of the promenade, there is a remarkable tower house which is part of Dunollie castle. A short steep climb from the road rewards the visitor with stunning views across the Firth of Lorne to Mull and other islands.
National Kayak School
The National Kayak School, based in Oban offer a wide range of courses to suit every level of ability from amateur to the advanced level. They also provide Sea Kayaking Holidays.