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McCaig's Tower

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Top of Oban, Oban, Scotland
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“worth the climb” (112 reviews)
“steep walk” (80 reviews)
“car park” (119 reviews)
Top of Oban, Oban, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

The drive up to the tower was a bit challenging with the roads being so narrow and full of parked cars. Once we made it to the car park, the little hike up to the tower wasn't bad at all. The view makes it all...More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Situated high above the town or Oban the tower provides great views across Oban and out towards the islands of Kerrera,Lismore & Mull

Thank davidrhall1234
Reviewed 1 June 2016

A bit of a climb go get to it but with it for the view. Once inside the tower the gardens were tidy and well maintained

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 1 June 2016

On a lovely sunny day there's nothing better than a walk , yes it's up a steep hill ,but worth every step. The tower is stunning and the views are even better.

Thank abcde616275
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Great place to visit. Views are fantastic. It's well kept and a lovely garden inside it. You can drive up to it and there's parking there too. We walked up to it eating home made ice cream (from the Pokey hat ice cream parlour) on...More

Thank 1stclassdiver758
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The tower gives great view, worth the trip up! Easy to find, easy to park there, but nothing much is inside.

Thank Zsuzsa L
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Must walk up there. It's a must place to go. Nice view up there with a nice weather it's worth it or you can drive up there. Bring a mat forgive nick it's good.

Thank Pete K
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We drove up to the Tower rather than walking as my partner has back problem. Nice little secure car park. Just a few steps up to the Tower. Beautiful well kept garden and views which made it well worth the trip. Loved it.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 29 May 2016

good architecture a must see in OBAN.If you are lucky enough to arrive in Oban by sea, then one of the first things to strike you is the presence on the summit of Battery Hill above the town of a large structure that looks like...More

Thank chanchalkjha
Reviewed 28 May 2016

The lighting on this at night was most interesting -a purple/blue. Imposing structure overlooking the town of Oban and the bay. Great views on a good day!

Thank Ann M
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24 May 2016|
Response from Mousey2708 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, unless you have a car then its on foot.
Robert L
23 August 2015|
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Response from Neil C |
Afraid not quite a stiff climb. Buy a post card of it and sit in the pup have a. Wee hauf. Bobs Yir uncle 🤓