Oban, Lorn and the Isles
Oban is a picturesque town which thrives on its tourist and
fishing industries. It is well known for its varied attractions and
eye-catching skyline which includes McCaig’s Tower, with its
panoramic views over the town.
The registration office in Albany Street Oban is ideal for small,
intimate ceremonies for up to eight people. For larger ceremonies,
there is a wide variety of stunning venues both in Oban and just
outside the town.
Oban and the surrounding area is known as ‘the gateway to the
Highlands and Islands’ and is a perfect place to celebrate and hold
your civil ceremony. There are many interesting venues locally
which are available for ceremonies and our registration staff will
be more than happy to help you plan your special day.
The Isle of Mull has become one of the most popular wedding
destination on the west coast of Scotland because of its superb
scenery and the romantic backdrop of its coloured houses on
the waterfront. An abundance of wildlife including otters, golden
eagles and white tailed eagles, to name but a few, can be found
around the island.
Couples can be married in the Old Court Room in Tobermory,
or in one of our scenic spots, on the beach, near a waterfall,
on Beinn Mhòr, beside a loch, on a boat, or in one of the many
The Island of Mull is the second largest island of the Inner
Hebrides. Tobermory, (Gaelic Tobar Mhoire, meaning "Mary's
well”), is the capital of the island and legend has it that the wreck
of a Spanish galleon, laden with gold, lies somewhere in the mud
at the bottom of Tobermory Bay.
The Court House and Prison was built in 1862, on Breadalbane
Street. The ceremony room is now in the old courtroom which
still has lots of original features. Above the bench is a
reproduction, of the “burgh coat of arms” which was used up to
1975, as well as examples by other local artists. This room can
comfortably accommodate up to 44 people and has stunning
panoramic views over Tobermory Bay and the Sound of Mull,
with the hills of Morvern and Ardnamurchan in the background.