To the north and west of Scotland’s largest city of Glasgow, visitors will discover Argyll and Bute, one of the country’s most historically and culturally important regions. Home to significant events such as the crowning of ancient kings and the arrival of Christianity, this is a fascinating part of the country to explore. Anyone booking a hotel in the region will discover that there is no part of Argyll and Bute that isn’t either remarkably scenic, from its forests and mountains, to its islands and waters. Those looking to visit local cultural sites will enjoy an array offerings, such as Iona Abbey on the Isle of Iona, Skipness Castle near Campbeltown, or Skerryvore Lighthouse off the shores of the Isle of Tiree.
Of all the towns in the region of Argyll and Bute, ,Oban is probably the most famous, being well known for its 18th century Oban Distillery, McCaig’s Tower, a Colosseum style monument that crowns the town, and its reputation for bringing in freshly-caught and delicious seafood. Oban is a fantastic jumping-off point for visits to the Hebrides, so if you are looking to stay in this town, or go further afield, then you can easily research your visit and book your stay at a regional hotel using Expedia's convenient search tool.
Start planning your escape to Argyll and Bute today, and you’ll soon be taking in the majestic seaside atmosphere of Oban.