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All reviews worth the climb great view steep walk viewing platform car park oban bay up hill worth the effort surrounding islands worth a visit nice walk town centre interesting history sunny day visiting oban folly views
What stunning views from the top. Having only just looked at other reviews of the tower glad we took the drive up option. Small car park just under the tower then a quick walk to the top. So worthwhile.
We made the hike up to the tower and were very glad that we did. It is a nicely cared for structure and makes for some nice photos, both inside and out. Even in the rain, it was worth the trip. And being free is...More
McCaign's Tower is well sign posted from downtown Oban ...whilst it is a steady climb up Oban Hill - it also can be reached by car....the view is excellent with Isle of Mull and surrounding
landmarks ...the Tower is a prominent landmark overlooking Oban
A very nicely kept tower, there is a park inside with benches. The day I went it was pouring rain, but if it was a sunny day, I can totally see people picnicking or just spending the day there enjoying the nature and the quietness...More
Want to see a commanding view of Oban and the Harbour? It is just a short hike uphill to McCaig's Tower. Rather spectacular view, even in bad weather. Semi-sheltered inner area to the "ring" - would be great for a picnic on a nice day.
Went up on a free day, aptly dressed in set gear. It is a challenge on the heart, lungs and let muscles. With a rotation of 22 seasons in an hour the wind and rain went us back to sea level and shelter.
McCaig’s Tower (also known as McCaig’s Folly”) is a 1900 monument overlooking Oban. It is a short walk up to the “Colosseum-like” structure and there is a viewing site so you can see the harbour. There is not much to see except the view and...More
This is a nice viewpoint surrounded by an impressive fort-like structure. We visited on a rainy day and there were still nice views but I can imagine it's a lovely spot for a picnic on a sunny, dry day. It would be a great place...More