M8/A82 Glasgow to Loch Lomond, staying at Loch Lomond Holiday Park at Inveruglas. Explore the picturesque village of Luss on the shores of Loch Lomond.
A82/A83 Loch Lomond to Inverary on the shore of Loch Fyne, staying at Argyll Caravan Park 2 miles South of Inverary. Explore Inverary Castle, the ancestral home of the Clan Campbell and the chosen location for Downton Abbey Christmas 2012 episode. Inverary Jail and County Court is an experience not to be missed by children and adults alike. Meet costumed characters who help you experience what life was like for real men, women and children locked up here in the 19th century.
A83/A816 Inverary to Oban staying at North Ledaig Caravan Park situated 2.3 miles off the A85 on the A828, over the Connel Bridge. North Ledaig an ideal base for exploring Oban and the surrounding area. The caravan park itself has spectacular views over the water to the distant islands, offers hard standing, excellent facilities, play areas for the children and a well-stocked shop.
North of Lochgilphead lies the village of Cairnbaan set alongside one of the locks on the Crinan Canal which links Loch Fyne to the Atlantic Ocean. Crossing the lock and following the road which runs parallel to the canal, you will pick up signs for Kilmartin taking you back onto the A816. The tiny picturesque village of Crinan sits at the north end of the canal but parking is very limited and not recommended with a motorhome.
Gateway to the Hebridean Islands, Oban is a bustling port, popular with Scots and visitors alike.
If you would rather enjoy the culinary delights that Oban has to offer; fresh seafood and fine wine or a dram from the local Distillery without the worry of driving home, why not take the bus! The bus stop is opposite the Caravan Park and takes you on a short journey through the nearby villages to Oban Pier.
Eat on the go at the Seafood Shack on Oban Pier near the Calmac office or sit down in one of the many excellent Seafood Restaurants along the water front. Oban offers a variety of hotels and restaurants to suit all palates from traditional Scottish Fayre to Indian and Chinese food. Oban also boasts its own Chocolate Company situated on the Esplanade; a great place to visit and see the Chocolatiers at work whilst you enjoy the results of their labour in the café!
If you’re feeling energetic, why not climb Battery Hill and visit McCaig’s Folly which overlooks the town? For a more sedate pastime there are Museums and Castles in the surrounding area, as well as two Cathedrals in Oban itself.
A85/A82/M8 Oban to Glasgow via Crianlarich, Arrochar and Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.