Oban

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £5.75 to £9.80 Per person/night
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Overview

Enjoy the beauty of Scotland's west coast and islands from our campsite in a walled garden.

Our Oban Club campsite on Scotland’s west coast enjoys a beautifully secluded location hidden in a glorious Victorian walled vegetable garden. The sheltered, level campsite is next door to Sutherland’s grove, a Forestry Commission woodland criss-crossed by colour-coded walks and cycle paths. Opposite the campsite is a marina with a little beach you can walk along.

This well-maintained, 75-pitch campsite has excellent, modern facilities including a parent and child room, washing up area and a newly refurbished toilet.

There’s a sandy beach at nearby Benderloch and the wonderful family friendly Ben Lora cafe and bookshop comes highly recommended. Take the path opposite up to the summit of Beinn Lora and you'll be rewarded with fantastic views across to Mull.

Oban, known as the seafood capital of Scotland, is 13 miles to the south of the campsite. The town is renowned for the variety and quality of seafood landed in the harbour, not surprising there are numerous great seafood restaurants in and around the town centre. Oban also boasts its own malt whisky distillery and several local micro breweries.

You can take a ferry from Oban to the Western Isles, or visit Dunollie Museum and Castle and the Oban War and Peace Museum.

Further south, the island of Easdale is well worth a drive for the breathtaking views over the Firth of Lorn. 

Please note that there is a height restriction at site entrance (arch) of 3.4m ( 11ft 2in).

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

A local farmers' and craft market takes place twice a month, and a number of local restaurants serve local produce, including the Oyster Inn.

Facilities

Oban has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Shop

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Coastal

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Storage facilities

  • A well-sheltered site

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Parent and baby room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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4.7

Only bug bear: when it has been raining a lot it's a bit difficult to get over to the water...

This review is for Oban

Only bug bear: when it has been raining a lot it's a bit difficult to get over to the water supply dry-footed. Perhaps a stepping stone way would be the solution. We just thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Loads of walks around. Easy to get to the islands from Oban. Worth trying out for a great dinner: the pierhouse.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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5

If you want peace in beautiful surroundings, then this is the place to be.

This review is for Oban

If you want peace in beautiful surroundings, then this is the place to be. You can sense the calm as soon as you drive into the walled garden site. The facilities are 5* and we enjoyed meeting the managers, Carol and Stephen for the 2nd time this year. We wish them well at the Culzean site next year.

  • Location: Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.3

Although about 12 miles outside Oban, was ideally situated for us as there is excellent...

This review is for Oban

Although about 12 miles outside Oban, was ideally situated for us as there is excellent cycling in both directions from the site

  • Location: Country,Coastal
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3
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5

We were warmly welcomed on site. While there our van started to ingress water.

This review is for Oban

We were warmly welcomed on site. While there our van started to ingress water. the site managers went out of there way to help us solve the problem. The pitches are level and easy to pitch within a quiet walled garden. It is next door to a large wood, near to a pebble beach and adjacent to the Oban cycle path. The area is beautiful with plenty to do. A good site for dog owners.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Coastal
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: From site entrance

Nearest train station: Connel - 8 miles

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Standard Fees

For more information take a look at Pricing explained.

Minimum booking periods do apply.

Age concession available at this site - More details including more restrictions

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