Tour Scotland Strachur Oban and Argyll Holiday Cottage. Built in 1898, Springburn enjoys an interesting history – George Bernard Shaw stayed here. The holiday cottage has since been lovingly renovated to a high standard and lies within the grounds of the owners’ home with its sitting-out area. With wonderful views, it is just 100 yards from Loch Fyne’s beach. The busy harbour town of Oban has good shops and restaurants. Excellent walking, fishing, golf and gardens to explore. Pubs and tennis court 1½ miles.