Located on the west coast of Scotland, the Oban, Isle of Mull & Lorn area is a popular destination with a variety of visitors. An Oban, Isle of Mull & Lorn holiday can offer the opportunity to indulge in a variety of activities or to simply take in some of the most spectacular views to be found in the entire country. An Oban, Isle of Mull & Lorn holiday rental cottage provides all of the comforts you would expect of a top-rated hotel - except that they have the advantage of giving some breathtaking views from every window!
If the idea of a holiday that offers peace, tranquillity and a few outdoor activities to do when the mood takes you, then an Oban, Isle of Mull & Lorn holiday is the perfect choice for you. The stunning scenery and countryside of these areas allow visitors to relax and de-stress. If you are feeling energetic then there are opportunities to indulge in outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, mountaineering, swimming, fishing, whale watching, water skiing and golf. Those who love photography, sketching or bird watching will find incredible landscapes and wildlife just waiting to be discovered. Attractions are also available in the area such as The Museum of War and Peace in Oban, the town of Tobermory (on the Isle of Mull) which has bright coloured houses along the seafront and the Ellenabeich Heritage Centre on the Firth of Lorn island, the Isle of Seil.
If you can tear yourself away from your beautiful Oban, Isle of Mull & Lorn holiday rental cottage then there are a great many places worth exploring in the surrounding area. This includes a day trip to the island of Iona, which is a ferry ride away from the southern tip of the Isle of Mull. Iona is a popular attraction whilst on an Oban, Isle of Mull & Lorn holiday due to the magnificent Iona Abbey. The island used to be significant in Celtic Christianity and although the abbey was restored in the 19th century, it was first erected in 563 A.D.
Travellers on an Oban, Isle of Mull & Lorn holiday will be pleased to hear that they can expect warm summers and cool winters. The warmest times of the year to have an Oban, Isle of Mull & Lorn holiday rental cottage are July and August. At this time of year the temperature during the daytime reaches around 18°C. The winter months of December, January and February see the daytime temperature drop to around 7°C. The average annual rainfall for the area is 57 inches.
Travellers on an Oban, Isle of Mull & Lorn holiday can arrive in the area (Oban & Lorn) by landing at Glasgow Airport, which is approximately 96 miles away. Airlines offering cheap flights to the area include easyJet, British Airways, BMIbaby and Flybe. Passengers can depart from various UK airports such as Edinburgh (EDI), Manchester (MAN), Southampton(SOU), East Midlands (EMA) and Birmingham (BHX). If travelling from Oban to the Isle of Mull, there are regular ferries, which is about a 40 minute journey.