Highlands

Beyond Edinburgh and into the great Glens, Scotland stretches away in a spectacular fusion of wooded hills, sweeping moors, rugged coastlines, towering mountains and welcoming villages making the area one of the most stunning landscapes on earth. 

Introducing: Highlands

Beyond Edinburgh and into the great Glens, Scotland stretches away in a spectacular fusion of wooded hills, sweeping moors, rugged coats, towering mountain and welcoming villages making the area one of the most stunning landscapes on earth. 

A visit to Oban will form an essential part of any longer stay to Scotland. A superb contrast to Edinburgh & Glasgow, the area offers a rural adventure like no-other.

Top 5: Highlands

1. Dinner at Cuan Mor Micro-Brewery Restaurant

2. CalMac Ferry Tours to the Isle of Mull

3. Oban Whisky Distillery Tours & Tastings

4. Gorge Walking in the near by mountains 

5. Whale Watching 

A Weekend in The Highlands

The Highlands is a prime Youth Tour destination for all ages from mini's to colts level. The opportunity to stay in an authentic Highland castle is what makes a tour to the Highlands so special but watch out as some say it's haunted The range of activities on offer when in the heart of Scotland is unbeatable and the Highland Games Experience will be a great warm up for the opposition you'll face while up here.

Day One

Arrive at your Accommodation, a stones throw from Newcastle Central Station.

Spend some time exploring the grand surroundings and soaking up the views.

Enjoy Dinner at Cuan Mor, Seafood Restaurant which also has a Microbrewery for the Parents

Day Two

Wake Up to a Full Scottish Buffet Breakfast

Transfer to a Rugby Club on the Isle of Mul ahead of your first game

TOUR MATCH ONE

Post Match Reception, Food & Hospitality

Trip to the Whiskey Museum or Sealife Centre

 

 

Day Three

Full Scottish Breakfast

Activity Gauge Walking in the near by mountains 

Transfer to a local rugby club for your Second Tour Match 

TOUR MATCH TWO

Post Match Dinner in the Players Lounge 

Return Home

 

Key Information

The Rugby

Rugby is just as important in Oban as it is in all the major cities, so finding welcoming opposition will be no problem. All ages can appreciate the beautiful landscapes and sights found around Oban and  with so much to do, it promises to be a  great tourRugby is just as important in Oban as it is in all the major cities, so finding welcoming opposition will be no problem. All ages can appreciate the beautiful landscapes and sights found around Oban and  with so much to do, it promises to be a  great tour.

Coach

Travelling to Oban by coach is the easiest way and although it may take a long time to get here, the scenery along the way and the picturesque backdrops upon arrival make it all worth it. 

 

SYHA Oban

Oban Youth Hostel is a beautiful Victorian building recently refurbished to 5 Star Standard. It is the only 5 Star SYHA youth hostel outside Edinburgh. The youth hostel sits on a sea front location with views over the Firth of Lorne and to the Inner Hebrides.

Oban Youth Hostel offers a choice of two buildings, consisting of the original Victorian building and modern lodge to the rear, both offering excellent budget accommodation.