Oban and surrounding areas are steeped in history, what better way to experience this than visiting one of the many grand Castles within the area. Some of the Castles are ruins while others are stately homes.

An exciting day out to see one of our many Castles while incorporating a walk and possibly a picnic, a great way to get some exercise and enjoy some true Scottish culture.



Carnassiere Castle

A ruined 16th-century tower house, noted for its very unusual plan and renaissance detailing. It is located around 2 km to the North of Kilmartin. A great stop while exploring South of Oban READ MORE

Address:Carnasserie Castle, Lochgilphead PA31 8RQ

McCaig's Tower

John Stuart McCaig (1824 - 1902) who was responsible for it's construction over a five year period from 1895 until his death in 1902. READ MORE

Address:Duncraggan Rd, Oban PA34 5DP

Kilchurn Castle

The structure of Kilchurn Castle is in ruins, sitting on a rocky peninsula at the Northeastern end of Loch Awe. READ MORE

Address:Lochawe, Dalmally PA33 1AF
Tel: 0131 668 8600

Dunstaffnage Castle

The castle is said to have a ghost in a green dress, apparently a "glaistig", a fairy woman, heralding events in the lives of the Campbell family. READ MORE

Address:Dunbeg by Oban, Argyll PA37 1PZ
Tel: 01631-562465