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“great views” (258 reviews)
“worth the climb” (114 reviews)
“steep walk” (82 reviews)
Top of Oban, Oban, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great sight above the city...especially when lit up at night. However, there's not much more to see is you drive up to the McCaig's Tower. A few nice pictures were taken overlooking the city but I could have skipped it.

Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 1 week ago

we drove up the winding streets to this well sign posted attraction. good parking and short climb to the top from car park either up steps or a road. Views amazing and a potted history in a case explaining the attraction. as it was a...More

Thank AnneCissie
Reviewed 1 week ago

McCaig’s tower sits atop Battery Hill overlooking the town of Oban. While it was an easy walk from our B&B at Rockfield Rd., it’s a reasonably steep walk to get there from the town centre. The tower itself has an interesting history – it was...More

1  Thank Anuj_Mithani
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must when you come to Oban great walk up to it and stunning views .Great for getting wedding pictures done .

Thank April H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a car so were able to drive; the hike up would have been challenging. It's not much to see, but the views are worth the trip!

Thank psychomom715
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Oban for the afternoon and had to visit this place. Well worth the hike for the views, would recommend it as not much to look at in Oban.

Thank keith k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is some good view to be seen here bit of a hike up the hill but well worth it can see all along the bay and sounding islands. Nice area to have little pick nic as well.

Thank den310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You couldn't ask for more from a place like this really. Beautiful views, easy to get to, free to enter and very well kept.

Thank Kakariko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I know. It’s atop a hill. Of course there’s going to be an incline. But the path I took to ascend the hill to get to the Tower was quite the challenge. Those who are not able nor confident should definitely have a taxi take...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For cracking view out over Oban you'll not get a much better spot. Good for some photo opportunities and picnicking in the warmer months. That's about it, however, being such an integral part of any image of Oban it really becomes a must see. You...More

Thank Lambretta101
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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 🤓