The most Instagram-worthy locations in Oban

You’re planning a trip to Oban, but before you set off, you need to make sure you know where to go to get the perfect angles for Instagram? We’ve got you covered.

The truth is, you’ll get a postcard-worthy photograph from pretty much everywhere in Oban, however, some spots are more popular than others when it comes to the ‘gram’.

So in a bid to help you differentiate between your hashtags and a hash brown, we’ve compiled a list of locations that will not let you down.

Don’t forget to use the hashtag #thisisoban to share your photographs with us.

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McCaig’s Tower

This spot might seem obvious, but it’s a must-see location when visiting Oban.

Not only are you able to able to snap a breathtaking photograph of the winding path leading up to the tower, you’ll also be treated to some of the best views that Oban has to offer.

From the viewing platform, you get a birds-eye view of Oban, the bay, and can see a number of islands including Kerrera, Mull, and Lismore.

Two instagram posts for the price of one is worth the walk!

The Viewpoint

Speaking of overviews of Oban, the only other location that could arguably challenge McCaig’s Tower for the best view of the town is The Viewpoint.

Located in Pulpit Hill, this stunning spot offers a panoramic view of Oban wearing its crown – McCaig’s Tower.

We’ll let you decide which location has the best view.

North Pier

Oban’s North Pier is a scenic spot as you’ll find. No matter which way you face, you’ll be met with a view might just leave you awestruck.

However, while you will be able to snap shots overlooking the water, it’s a different angle that tends to be popular on Instagram.

Make your way to the pier and turn around to face McCaig’s Tower and you’ll be met with an amazing angle of the town. You’ll be able to squeeze in the bay, the tower, the distillery, as well the hustle and bustle of Oban into one image that will pop on your feed.

Stafford Street

Not only is this one of the best places to relax and recuperate, while you enjoy an ice cream, a bite to eat, or take a seat, but it also offers a unique view of Oban’s George Street, where the magic happens.

You’ll be able get a unique shot of Oban with your phone in one hand, while you hold a refreshment in the other. It doesn’t get much better than that.

Station Square

This one might be obvious, but it’s still a must. You won’t have to pull out a map or venture far to find this spot. Just look for the bus stops, the taxi rank, or the train station.

Once you’re there, head for the sea wall, pull out your phone and get ready to make your followers jealous. This easy-to-find spot boasts views over the bay and the very best of Oban.

Black Lynn

The Black Lynn is a stream that runs through and under Oban, coming out at the harbour. This spot isn’t photographed as often as the rest, but as you can see, it transforms into an explosion of colour at night.

This, combined with an illuminated McCaig’s Tower and businesses in the background, is as Instagram-worthy as anywhere in the town.

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