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Oban Day tours

Oban Walking Tours

Private Guided Walking Tours of Oban, Scotland 

Join our Oban Yellow Badge Scottish Tourist Guides Association certified guide on a relaxed walk of one of Scotland's most beautiful seaside towns, as she entertains you with tales of ancient clans, Norse warlords, cave dwellers, Victorian eccentrics and war heroes.​

Michelle is a food and travel journalist, anthropologist and former folklorist for the Smithsonian Institution from the USA. She has lived in Argyll for 10 years and loves sharing her adopted hometown with visitors from around the world.

£70 for 1 to 6 people, £10pp additional guests, up to 16. Ask about larger group tours.

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We can tailor your Oban walking tour for most fitness levels- it's your tour at your pace! Please allow 90 minutes to 1 hour 45 minutes for tours, with up to 1.5- 2 miles covered. Some optional attractions require walking up a steep hill.

​Cancel at least 24 hours before the tour for a full refund. If your guide has to cancel the tour due to weather or any reason, you'll receive a ticket for another tour or a full refund, your choice. 

Tours meet in front of the Oban VisitScotland iCentre or we can meet you at your accommodation in the town centre. Scottish Tourist Guides Association insured and certified.

If you are looking for things to do in Oban, a guided walking tour is perfect for singles, couples or groups. Don't see a time that suits? Get in touch to schedule at another time!

Why is Oban the Seafood Capital of Scotland and the Gateway to the Isles? What is buried underneath the North Pier? Which famous author is connected to the historic lighthouse? Who built that monument that looks like the Roman Coliseum? How did the people of Oban struggle through Viking invasions, the Jacobite Uprising and both World Wars? Which clan dominated Oban? How do people face the unique challenges of living in this part of the world today? A walking tour in Oban reveals more than meets the eye, with a story and a spectacular view around every corner!

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