Dunoon Tourist Information



Coastal  centre Dunoon on the beautiful Cowal Peninsula is a bustling resort centred around the beautiful Castle Mound overlooking the Firth of Clyde.  A hotspot for boat trips and featuring a charming Victorian pier, Dunoon is a superb gateway into Loch Lomond & The Trossachs and is accessible via a regular ferry service (inclusive of car and foot passenger ferry services)  between Dunoon and Gourock , putting Dunoon within easy reach of the Ayrshire golf coast, Glasgow airports and Glasgow city centre.

Discover a choice of things to do in this Cowal Argylls resort including leisurely boat cruises around the Firth of Clyde, a trip to the local museum or touring the town’s charming selection of craft shops and independent galleries. Take a walk up Dunoon’s Castle Hill with a statue of Robert Burns’ famous lover Mary Campbell at the top and spectacular views across the Clyde Estuary.

Get active and enjoy a wealth of outdoor activities on the Cowal from forest, glen and hill walking to fishing, sailing and a choice of golf courses. Expect to sample some of the finest seafood fresh from the Cowal lochs in restaurants and inns across the peninsula.  Discover unique dining experiences in AA rosette restaurants situated in Dunoon.

The perfect romantic break, surrounded by spectacular scenery and remote yet not isolated, Dunoon is a great place for couples and for a family activity holiday – you’ll find a great choice of family holiday parks and villages around Dunoon!. Choose from luxury award-winning inns and hotels in Dunoon or stay in a character Victorian B&B. You’ll also find a selection of stunning Loch shore holiday homes on the Cowal – search and book Dunoon accommodation online now.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.