The Top 6 Selfie Spots Near Oban

1st May 2024

Explore the picturesque town of Oban and capture memories at some of the more unforgettable spots across the town.

From stunning coastal views to historic landmarks, these locations offer the perfect backdrop for your latest Insta-shot on your next Highland adventure.

1. McCaig’s Tower

Perched on an elevated spot overlooking Oban, McCaig’s Tower offers panoramic views of the town and the surrounding islands. Just a 15 minute walk from the centre of the town, climb to the top of this iconic landmark for a selfie with the breathtaking backdrop of the sea and sky.

2. Oban Distillery

Step back in time at Oban Distillery and capture a selfie against the backdrop of traditional whisky production. With its whitewashed walls and distinctive roof, the distillery provides a fascinating setting for a memorable photo.

3. Dunollie Castle

Explore the ruins of Dunollie Castle and snap a selfie amidst ancient stone walls and greenery. The castle’s dramatic cliff-top location overlooking the sea makes for a striking backdrop that’s sure to impress your followers.

4. Oban Bay

Take a walk along the promenade at Oban Bay and capture a selfie with the sparkling waters in the background. Whether you’re gazing out towards the islands or watching the boats bobbing in the harbour, this scenic spot is perfect for a seaside selfie.

5. Ganavan Sands Beach

Head to Ganavan Sands Beach for a selfie on the sandy shores of Oban. With views across the Firth of Lorn and the distant islands, this beach provides a stunning backdrop for a picture-perfect moment. It’s also the perfect spot for a picnic (or even a wee dip in the sea!)

6. Oban Holiday Park

We couldn’t compile this list and not include Oban Holiday Park. Relax and unwind in style with our brand new waterside hot tub lodges. With luxurious accommodation and postcard perfect views across to Kerrera, these hot tub lodges offer the ultimate selfie spot for capturing special moments with loved ones. If you fancy a higher viewpoint, then why not take a walk to up the hill at the back of the park, offering unrestricted views across the water?

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