Oban, sheltered behind the island of Kerrera, is a haven for yachts and a hub for ferries that transport people to and from the islands. It’s a natural harbour, but hasn’t always been a significant port. What has made it such a success? Whisky? Seafood? Tourists? All of the above contribute, and in addition today one of Oban’s largest employers is the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS).
Article – The Little Bay with a Big Reputation
In their article, Mike Robinson and Dr John Howe describe how hi-tech sonar scans of the sea bed have revealed more about the history of this busy gateway to the islands.
Podcast – Around These Islands in 12 Ports
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