Tourist Attractions

Dunoon is one of Scotland’s most popular resorts located in a delightful setting on the Firth of Clyde where the entrances to Holy Loch and Loch Long converge. These waters are set against a background of mountains and forests and lie close to the town on the Cowal Peninsula. The town boasts two bays and a flat promenade perfect for an evening stroll and its position makes it the perfect base from which to explore the stunning scenic west coast. Argyll's largest town has been popular with holidaying throngs since the late 1800s and things aren't set to change now.

Based in the Argyll Forest Park just outside Dunoon, Quadmania specialises in quad biking and adventure trekking over farmland, forests and mountains.

On Ardenslate Road in Kirn, Dunoon. Great and challenging 18-hole course for beginners and experienced players with stunning views.

If you want to wash the city from your hair there is no better place than Pucks Glen..both metaphorically and literally. A winding steep sided gorge, wild northern European rain forest and waterfalls along its length

Sail on the last sea-going Paddle Steamer in the world, the Waverley with a variety of trips from Dunoon Pier ranging as far as a trip to Arran or through the famous Kyles of Bute. For details of sailings and times please click here.

DC Marine runs "The Morag" which can accommodate 10 passengers. Trips of over one hour include the opportunity to try your hand at fishing for Mackerel, Pollock, Saithe, Cod and Codling. All the necessary fishing gear is carried on board. Enthusiastic anglers can charter the boat purely for fishing expeditions and visit the best fishing grounds in the area.

Winston Churchill, who runs a business in Dunoon providing venison from the wild as well as other speciality food products, also provides stalking services for stag, hind and roe deer in season.

Bowling Greens are available at the local Bowling Club in Kirn by Dunoon on Ardenslate Road, and Innellan.

The Cowal Way is a 57 mile walkway from Portavadie on Loch Fyne to Inveruglas on Loch Lomond and is ideal for walking and cycling.

Description - Watch a shinty match - One of Scotland’s top Shinty teams, Kyles Athletic, play in Tighnabruaich and always provides an exciting display of this fierce sport.

Sheltered in the lee of the Isle of Bute, the Kyles of Bute offer relatively safe sailing waters for small boats and the Tighnabruaich Sailing School runs day-boat courses to suit all levels.