Oban Bay Community Berthing Ltd

Local information for sailing visitors to Oban

Welcome to Oban!

Lying at the heart of some of Scotland's finest cruising grounds, Oban is a reasonably sized town and has most major facilities sailing visitors need. This page gives some useful local information.


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Emergency Telephone Numbers

  • NHS 24 - 08454 24 24 24
  • Hospital - Oban 01631 567500
  • Doctor - Oban 01631 563175
  • Dentist - Oban 01631 563006
  • Vet - Oban 01631 562876
  • Police - Oban 01631 510500

Useful Telephone Numbers

  • Alasdair Maclean Marine Services - 01631 562598
  • Mike Brown Marine Services - 07775 791162
  • Nancy Black, chandler - 01631 562550
  • Owen Sails, sailmaker - 01631 720485
  • Oban Marina, Isle of Kerrera - 01631 565333 / VHF CH80
  • Dunstaffnage Marina - 0845 640 4050 / VHF CH37
  • Forbes Boat Care, Oban - 07900 695258
  • Boat Electrics - 0870 446 0143
  • Stoddarts, outboard engines - 01631 564176
  • KwikFit - 0870 999 7078
  • Taxis - 01631 566676 / 01631 565293 / 01631 564744 / 01631 563784

Banks / Building Societies / ATMs

Branches of Royal Bank of Scotland,  Bank of Scotland, Clydesdale Bank, Lloyds TSB, Yorkshire Building Society and Nationwide - all open normal working hours  - all in or around the town centre.
ATMs can be found along George Street, and also at Tesco and Co-op.

Internet Access

Free internet access at the Oban library
also access the internet from Oban Tourist Information Centre.
Oban and local area Wi-Fi hotspots list

Public Transport /Taxis

Local bus timetables
Taxis  (all prefix 01631 )566676 / 565293 / 564744 / 563784

Car Parking

Where you come ashore at Dungallan Park is situated in a quiet residential area of Oban, with very limited drop off and pick-up space available on the adjacent Gallanach Road - with strictly no long term parking here.

Free long term car parks available at Lochavullin and Longsdale (close by Atlantis Leisure Centre)
On-street pay-and-display parking in Oban is 80p for 40 minutes; maximum stay 2 hours in the inner zone and 4 hours in the outer zone in any one spot - ticket machines are placed within easy reach.

Secure long term car parking and storage from Hazelbank Motors, Oban tel 01631 566476

Oban Park and Sail - long term parking facility tel 01631 566660

Shore Street is the closest car park from landing stage / about ½ mile / pay and dispay

There are a number of local authority car parks in the town -  Argyll and Bute  Council car parks allow overpayment which will be credited to the following days; there is a limit of £20 which will allow for approximately three days parking.

Eating Out

Oban features numerous bars, pubs, cafes, restaurants - (the local seafood is very popular!); fish and chip shops; Chinese, Indian and Italian restaurants

Provisions

Tesco, Co-op, Aldi, Lidl and Farmfoods stores - a small retail park; filling stations; and an excellent range of specialist small providers

Misc.

Oban Laundry and Dry Cleaners

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