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War Memorial & Promenade

Start point: Clocktower, Station Square, Oban.
Best for:A short accessible route with great views.
Terrain: Concrete pavement, very flat (ascent is extremely gradual).
Toilets: North Pier
Distance: 2.9km
Total ascent: 31m
Allow: 40 minutes - 1 hour 20 minutes
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Step 1

From the clock tower head along the seafront, keeping the sea to your left.


Step 2

Keep following the main road when it turns right in front of the Tourist Information Centre. Continue along the road, again keeping the water to your left. You will notice the newly built pontoons at the North Pier.


Step 3

Keep going along the promenade next to the water as it passes the roundabout and then St. Columbus Cathedral.


Step 4

The promenade ends at a war memorial. There are also some benches at a grassy area just beyond which is a pleasant spot to sit and enjoys the views as well as watch the ferries.


Step 5

Once you have enjoyed the views, retrace your steps back to the clocktower.