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“great view”(141 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Travelled with two old ladies ( 85+ ) and managed to park the car near the top. A short walk ( used the path on the left, not the steps ) and were rewarded with wonderful views over Oban and to the island's beyond. Sat...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An iconic structure overlooking the bustling port city of Oban - not much to do but enjoy the serenity and the stunning views.

Thank Warren S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the drive up the hill, great views of the harbour. This would be a tough walk up the hill. Lots of historical information around this facility.

Thank david2149
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a short ascending walk but rewarding. Such pictorial view. Garden photo with the look a like coliseum in the background. When at the top, Overlooking the bay and over the horizon with multiple island and your foreground photo will capture the buildings. Lovely photo...More

Thank Tonyk2948
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views across Oban Bay toward Kerrera. Not that difficult and well worth it when you reach the top.

Thank David L
Reviewed 1 week ago

McCaig's Tower offers wonderful views of Oban and a nice stroll around the gardens. Free parking and no entry fee. However, if you're not good with steps then give it a miss as there's a few steps to the entrance. Lovely friendly cat...

Thank Deborah_Raby
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a steep walk up the hill to get to the Tower but it’s well worth the effort. The views are stunning providing great views over Oban and the distant Isle of Mull.

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove all the way up. Narrow road but we enjoyed the drive up as there were many lovely houses to look at along the way. Love the beautiful garden and house designs. There is a proper parking in front of the tower. The view of...More

Thank hetchr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walk up to the tower is well worth it. The view over the town and bay is fabulous. There are places to sit and relax away from the bustle of the town.

Thank McKimmings
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice steep climb or drive up and overlooking Oban, this circular constructions allows you very nice views over Oban and the neighboring islands. This honestly is no place worth going to Oban for, but if you ar in Oban - which is very well...More

Thank Jan J
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2 May 2018|
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Response from Finian48 | Reviewed this property |
It's at the top of a hill and think we probably took the steepest route. You can drive up there as well.
25 May 2016|
Response from Mousey2708 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, unless you have a car then its on foot.
Robert L
23 August 2015|
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Response from Neil C |
Afraid not quite a stiff climb. Buy a post card of it and sit in the pup have a. Wee hauf. Bobs Yir uncle 🤓