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Beautiful beach

You can walk along the coast to Ganavan however not all of it is on a footpath. The speed limit is... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
Lovely Beach

Seen the best dog EVER at one of the houses near pier. Just loved getting petted.... Water is... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous views, peace and tranquility . Lovely walks along the beach and further along the coastal path

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cathryn H
Reviewed 22 November 2018

You can walk along the coast to Ganavan however not all of it is on a footpath. The speed limit is 30mph so it is not to bad. there is a large car park and a slipway. The beach is lovely golden sand. It would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank ChrisandSuzy
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Ganavan is a great place for walking along the beach. It has quite a number of parking spaces but you have to pay now.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank mmaclean9
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Seen the best dog EVER at one of the houses near pier. Just loved getting petted.... Water is Chrystal Clear here.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank NorthStar37777035036
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

First time visiting here as I usually stay within Oban, it’s a lovely walk along the coast to Ganavan Sands and it’s well worth the walk. The scenery is spectacular with a massive clean beach 🏖 and lots of natural wild life, if I win...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank flybazz
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The sands are beautiful and my dog loved playing on them. Nice views over the islands on a good day. Great walk through woodlands just behind the sands.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank worldtravellerchch
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A beautiful beach round the bay from Oban main town centre. Car park charges apply but free for first 2 hours, clean toilets and a snack bar (sometimes, weather dependent) Fabulous views over to the mountains and Mull.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank RydalDurham
Reviewed 1 October 2018

we will try this in the summer when weather is better .this small beach is within walking distance of oban bay hotel just turm right out of hotel

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David F
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Free car parking for two hours gets busy as near to town really small beach but good place to let dogs have a little run out

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank yvonnembrown
Reviewed 3 September 2018

What a great beach with fantastic views across to the Isle of Lismore, Isle of Kerrera, Isle of Mull. Quite a busy place with people walking over the hill too and the new cycle track to Dunbeg. The only thing that spoils the whole area...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Margaret C
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26 August 2018|
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Response from FMW13 | Reviewed this property |
You'd need to ask the Council but they turn a blind eye to stopovers in the pay-to-stay town centre car park if people are heading to an early ferry (Tiree, for example) that requires a very early start. You'd probably have... More
Nyree C
30 April 2018|
Response from joannaA5689221 | Reviewed this property |
Hi You have to pay for parking in the car park but its quiet a big car park Hope this helps
27 February 2018|
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Response from joannaA5689221 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can get a taxi from Oban along to there- just take the number from them to pick you up when your finished. Hope this helps