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Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020
The welcoming destination of Oban is a great choice if you've been considering a holiday with the children. The island setting, kayaking spots and walking trails are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Fly into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), which is located 55.1 mi (88.6 km) from the city centre. Oban has 21 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you should stay.
Holidaying families have good things to say about these places to stay:
Glenmore Country House B & B – Offers free parking, free breakfast and free WiFi. Guests like the clean rooms and central location at this 3-star bed & breakfast.
Oban Bay Hotel – Features a restaurant, free parking and free WiFi. This 3-star hotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.
Cuilfail Hotel – Offers a restaurant, free parking and free WiFi. Guests like the helpful staff at this 3-star inn.
Hawthorn Cottages – Features a restaurant, free parking and rollaway beds. The central location and helpful staff make this 4-star inn popular with guests.
You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Oban.
Oban Distillery, Oban Ferry Terminal and Oban War and Peace Museum are interesting attractions that you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Oban. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Scottish Sealife Sanctuary and Easdale Folk Museum.Oban is also known for its:
To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Oban Station or Oban Connel Ferry Station. Oban might not have many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.