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Oban Bay & The Hollow Mountain

Oban Bay & The Hollow Mountain

Known as the ‘Gateway to the Islands’ Oban is without doubt one of Scotland’s most popular holiday resorts situated in a lovely sheltered bay in the Western Highlands.

Known as the ‘Gateway to the Islands’ Oban is without doubt one of Scotland’s most popular holiday resorts situated in a lovely sheltered bay in the Western Highlands with Victorian villas and hotels lining the esplanade and harbour. The views of the mountains, lochs and islands have captivated artists, authors and poets for centuries and in the town itself there are many attractions including a distillery, Oban Glass, the Cathedral of St. Columba and McCaig's Tower and Museum.



Originally built in 1895 the 3 Star Royal Hotel stands in the centre of the town close to the harbour and ferry terminal. Facilities include a restaurant, bistro and a lounge bar. All bedrooms feature tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, iron & board and TV. Lift available.


  • Four nights accommodation with dinner and breakfast,

  • Three drinks vouchers per person per day on selected brands (March Departure Only)

  • Guided tour of the Cruachan Hollow Mountain.

  • Excursions as Described

  • Return Travel by Luxury Coach

Day One

We travel north through the Scottish Borders and make our way towards Oban, where we will be staying for the next four nights.


Day Two

A day at leisure to relax and explore Oban.

B, D

Day Three

We travel to the shores of Loch Awe and visit the ‘Hollow Mountain’ one of the country's most amazing engineering achievements. Enjoy a guided mini bus tour of this unique power station built in a massive cavern, said to be high enough to house the Tower of London! From here we continue to Inveraray, one of Scotland's most beautiful historic towns that is home to a spectacular Gothic style castle and the Inveraray Jail Living Museum with its costumed characters that bring the old courtroom and former county prison back to life.

B, D

Day Four

A full day commencing with a drive along the shores of Loch Linnhe to the popular resort of Fort William, nestling beneath the mighty Ben Nevis. Here there will be an opportunity to take a gondola ride into the Nevis Range, Britain’s only mountain gondola that will transport you from 300ft up to 2150ft on the north face of Aonach Mor, the eighth highest mountain in Britain. Enjoy the scenic ride and the stunning views of the Scottish Highlands, including the Great Glen, Ben Nevis and surrounding areas.

B, D

Day Five

After breakfast we say farewell to Oban as we commence our return journey home to North Wales.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop
Bangor, Nelson Pub Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Nelson Pub
Bangor, Pontio Centre Bangor, Pontio Centre Bus Stop
Bethel Bethel, Primary School Bus Stop
Bontnewydd Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop
Bryngwran Bryngwran, School Entrance
Caergeiliog Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub
Caernarfon, Campbell Road Caernarfon, Bus Stop Bottom of Campbell Road
Caernarfon, Leisure Cent. Caernarfon, Bus Stop opposite Leisure Centre
Caernarfon, Morrisons Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Y Glyn Caernarfon, Y Glyn Bethel Road
Chester Chester, Holiday Inn South Hotel Bus Stop
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station Bus Stop
Criccieth, Medical Centre Criccieth, Medical Centre Bus Stop
Ewloe Ewloe, Outside St David's Park Hotel
Gaerwen Gaerwen, Stermat Car Park
Gwalchmai Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock
Holyhead Holyhead, Bus Stop Outside Ferry Terminal Entrance
Llanberis, Maes Padarn Llanberis, Bus Stop Opposite Maes Padarn
Llanberis, Spar Llanberis, Outside Spar Shop
Llandegai Llandegai, Penrhyn Castle Entrance
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park Bus Stop
Llandudno Jct. Station Llandudno Junction, Station Hotel Bus Stop
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
(Parking not permitted at Pringles car park)
Llanfairpwll Park & Ride Llanfairpwll, Park & Ride
Llangefni Llangefni, Church Street Bus Stop
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Menai Bridge Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub Bus Stop
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Penygroes Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel)
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Bus Station
Rhos on Sea, Cayley Arms Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Cayley Arms
Rhos on Sea, Hickorys Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Hickorys Restaurant
St. Asaph St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station
Valley Valley, Opposite Valley Hotel
Wrexham, Northbound Wrexham, Taxi Stand King Street
(Taxi Feeder Service)
Y Felinheli, St. Marys Y Felinheli, St Mary's Church Bus Stop
Y Felinheli, Victoria Y Felinheli, Victoria Hotel Bus Stop

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