Motorhome Hire ScotlandPosted on: March 30, 2015
Follow the footsteps of royalty to the West Coast’s premier holiday destination, Oban, when you choose motorhome hire Scotland. After collecting a campervan in Edinburgh, it’s a short drive along fabled Loch Lomond, then an easy hour-long route through the mountains to the coast. Catch your first breath-taking view of Oban as you crest the hill on Bealach–An–Righ, the “King’s Highway.” Nestled against the mountains and overlooking the sea and islands, Oban, which means “Little Bay” in Gaelic, will capture your heart at first sight. Even Queen Victoria called it “one of the finest spots we have seen.”
Oban & Motorhome Hire Scotland
Eat your way through the “Seafood Capital of Scotland,” where award-winning restaurants dish up pier-to-plate- including some of the tastiest fish and chips in Britain. Visit a fishmonger for the catch-of-the-day and prepare a coastal feast in the comfort of your motorhome hire Edinburgh. Discover your clan tartan and unique gifts in Oban’s welcoming shops and pubs, then satisfy your sweet tooth with a visit to Oban Chocolate Company, voted one of the Top Ten Most Delicious Chocolate Shops in Europe. If you visit in summer in your motorhome hire Scotland, catch the Argyllshire Gathering Highland Games- quite the spectacle of clan colors, twirling kilts, athletic feats, traditional food, dancing and piping!
Oban is paradise for history buffs when you choose motorhome hire Scotland. The area boasts ruins of many castles, and in its sparkling waters lie some of the most remarkable shipwrecks in the British Isles. Walk up to McCaig’s Tower, a Victorian recreation of the Roman Colosseum. From the top, enjoy sweeping views of the wee town, mountains and lush green islands that have inspired artists for centuries. Take a short drive south in one of our 5* campervans to Kilmartin Glen, one of Britain’s most significant archaeological sites. Explore primeval stone circles and climb the ancient fortress of Dunadd, where you can stand on the stone footprint where kings of Dalriada were crowned.
Motorhome Hire Scotland – Gateway to the Hebrides
Oban is the gateway to the Inner and Outer Hebrides, so take your motorhome hire Scotland on the ferry to the enchanting isles of Mull, Iona, Coll, Tiree or Barra. Outdoor activities abound, and the best way to enjoy them is from your luxury motorhome hire Scotland. Take a relaxing boat tour, go cycling, beach-combing, diving, hill- walking, kayaking or fishing-it’s easy to get out in the pure Highland air when you are self-contained in your motorhome, with free parking available near the town centre, as well as a profusion of top-notch camping facilities. In the surrounding Highland hinterlands you can wild camp for free.
Just imagine your postcard-perfect spot on a placid loch at the foot of a mountain or glen in your motorhome hire Scotland!