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Tel code: 01369 | code search
Postcode: PA23 | code search
Population: 8300
Council: Argyll and Bute
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In the patois of the Glaswegian holidaymaker of yore, “Doon the watter for the fair” meant only one thing; a trip to Dunoon on the Cowal Peninsula, Argyll and Bute. A 20 minute ferry ride from Gourock, Dunoon is the archetypical Scottish seaside resort, whose natural beauty and accessibility made it an annual pilgrimage for many a bucket and spade wielding family. Not that it is sandy, its shores are shingle, but the town under the gaze of Castle Hill has a whole host of activities to attract the visitor. And getting there is just one. The Waverley paddle steamer is perhaps most traditional (and in truth, the best) way to visit. The only operational steamer of its kind, The Waverley is dearly loved in Scotland. And while it may be getting on, it’s still sea worthy enough to ferry thousands of passengers each year from various terminals; it can even be boarded on the Clyde from Glasgow’s centre, allowing its guests to relax and take in the scenery whilst shunting out to Dunoon. Those whose sea legs have deserted them can take the 70 mile drive along the A83 from Glasgow, a route fringed by picture postcard vistas. The Cowal Highland Gathering is the largest highland games in Scotland, and is not too be missed. Celebrating the influence of nature on art is the Cowalfest; a ten day walking festival that’s, again, the largest of its kind in Scotland. The gardens of Castle Hill hold the ruins of Dunoon Castle, and upon which ‘Highland Mary’, a statue dedicated to Robert The Bruce proudly stands, surveying the town. The hinterland of Dunoon and Cowal Peninsula make it ideal for a walking holiday, whilst the newly created breakwater at Dunoon harbour is popular with summer anglers looking for a mackerel for tea. Dunoon Grammar’s famous alumni include politicians: John Smith (deceased former Labour leader), George Robertson and Brian Wilson, and the town’s most famous ambassador (as per Churchill), was Harry Lauder, who brought the area to life through song.


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Stratheck Country Park


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Toward Sailing Club (Sailing)


Flower Gallery
Walker Home & Garden Centre
The Pet Shop
James Marshall Ltd
Stirling Opticians
D H Wardlaw
Bells Of Dunoon
Stonefield Farm


Places to Stay near Dunoon

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Dhailling Lodge (0.21 miles)

Dhailling Lodge
An oasis of comfort, hospitality, good food and fine wine. Dhailling Lodge offer the perfect location for those seeking a few days solace from the hurly burly of city life, or a base from ... More | visit website
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Lyall Cliff (0.21 miles)

Lyall Cliff
Lyall Cliff self-catering offers two quality self-catering units in a beautiful location directly on the Dunoon Promenade, within 10 minutes' easy walk of the town centre. The units consist of one spacious semi-detached house (Firthview ... More | visit website
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Argyll Hotel (0.28 miles)

Argyll Hotel

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The Argyll Hotel is Dunoon's most popular hotel. Situated in the heart of town offering a choice of different restaurants under one roof, along with the Clyde Suite Bar. Have ... More

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Selborne Hotel (0.53 miles)

Selborne Hotel

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The Selborne Hotel is a beautiful base from which to explore the rugged mountain scenery of Argyll.The hotel boasts 98 bedrooms all with private facilities. Ground Floor and sea view ... More

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St Ives Hotel (0.55 miles)

St Ives Hotel

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The 3-star St Ives Hotel is situated on the traffic free West Bay with magnificent views of the Firth Of Clyde. We are only minutes from the town centre and offer ... More

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Milton Tower Hotel (0.55 miles)

Milton Tower Hotel
A warm welcome awaits you at Milton Tower from George and Editha. This three star family run establishment is pleasantly situated and commands a magnificent view of the Firth of Clyde and is within easy ... More | visit website
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Enmore Hotel (0.87 miles)

Enmore Hotel

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The Enmore Hotel is a small intimate quality establishment handled by a dedicated and qualified management team.
The hotel's ambience is very special with open fires, candlelight and flowers in the ... More

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Glenmorag Hotel (1.00 miles)

Glenmorag Hotel

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Glenmorag Hotel, Dunoon has 75 rooms and is stands in its own grounds in an elevated position overlooking the firth of Clyde. All bedrooms are en suite and have television ... More

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Abbot's Brae (1.11 miles)


Nestled high amongst established woodland with sensational views over the Firth of Clyde and surrounded by some of the most breathtaking scenery you will ever see, Abbots Brae has earned for itself an enviable reputation ... More | visit website

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Hafton Castle (1.46 miles)

Hafton Castle

Hafton Castle is a magnificent building located in Hunter’s Quay, just outside Dunoon with sea views. The Castle is set in its own delightful gardens and has a large heated indoor swimming pool. ... More | visit website

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