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Seaside resort town on the Cowal Peninsula with promenade and large Victorian pier



Dunoon Pier

Recently renovated Victorian Pier.
PA23 7HJ


The Hill House

High on a hill in Helensburgh, overlooking the River Clyde, sits what is regarded as Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s finest creation.
Upper Colquhoun Street
G84 9AJ


Skelmorlie Aisle FREE

This jewel-like monument was erected in 1636 for Sir Robert Montgomerie of Skelmorlie.
In Largs on the A78. Signed from the High Street.
KA30 8AA


Castle Sween FREE

This is one of the earliest castles in Scotland, dating to the 12th century.
On the east shore of Loch Sween, in Knapdale off the B8025
PA31 8PT


Newark Castle

This 15th century castle is mainly associated with Patrick Maxwell.
Port Glasgow
PA14 5NH


St Mary's Chapel FREE

The late-medieval remains of the chancel of the Parish Church of St Mary.
On the outskirts of Rothesay
PA20 9JH


Crarae Garden

Near the banks of Loch Fyne, on the west coast, immerse yourself in Britain's finest example of an exotic Himalayan-style woodland.
PA32 8YA


Benmore Botanic Garden

In a magnificent mountainside setting on the Cowal Peninsula in Argyll lies Benmore, an enchanting Garden steeped in history.
Cowal Peninsula
PA23 8QU


Geilston Garden

Geilston is a nice example of the many small country houses, villas and estates along the banks of the Clyde.
G82 5HD


Rothesay Castle

Built to an unusual circular plan, Rothesay Castle had a long and close association with the Stewart Kings of Scotland.
PA20 0DA


Keills Chapel FREE

A small West Highland chapel housing a collection of 12th-century grave slabs and early medieval sculpture.
6m south west of Tayvallich off the B8025
PA31 8PQ


Kilmodan Sculptured Stones FREE

A group of West Highland carved grave slabs exhibited in a burial aisle within Kilmodan churchyard.
At Clachan of Glendaruel, 8m north of Colintraive off the A8
PA22 3AB


Eilean Mor: St Cormac's Chapel FREE

A chapel with a vaulted chancel containing the effigy of an ecclesiastical figure, probably of 12th-century date.
On an islet off the coast of Knapdale.
PA31 8PT



Castle House Museum

Local history museum overlooking Dunoon Pier.
Castle Gardens
PA23 7HH



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