Places to visit in Cowal Peninsula

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  • DeeFay 14
    Northwich, UK12 contributions
    A beautiful historic building set in lovely garden. The museum tells the story of Dunoon's changes from neolithic times to modern day in an interesting display of exhibits. There is also a nice gift shop. Towards the end of the visit is a fun quiz.
    Written 12 June 2022
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  • Emily B
    Dunstable, UK75 contributions
    We went to glen ranger forest and did the waterfall walk here omg it was stuffing the best part of our holiday would definitely like to come here again amazing!
    Written 21 August 2021
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  • Doonthewatter
    United Kingdom94 contributions
    A lovely small cafe in this beautifully restored building . Especially good for vegetarians and vegans.
    Written 3 May 2021
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  • lavabread
    Swansea, UK199 contributions
    Having been bought a square foot of Scottish heritage as a birthday present, it was incumbent of me to book a visit to locate and inspect my piece of land.
    Having travelled some considerable distance, our satnav took us straight to the property where we were met by the very convivial Charles, Laird and master of Dunans Castle. We were given a conducted and informative tour of the castle and grounds and had my plot identified, upon which I staked my claim as a Celtic Warrior, seemingly more successful than my Viking forebears!
    Charles has embarked on an innovative way of raising funding to support his restoration of this unique and unusual piece of Scottish heritage.
    Written 6 September 2017
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  • Hannah M
    Winsford, UK108 contributions
    Pretty attractive garden. Very worth visiting even in a rainy wet day. Very narrow roads and parking is a short walk away. Beautiful garden.
    Written 27 July 2020
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  • Bob50M
    Glasgow, UK466 contributions
    Worth a climb up the hill at the castle. Stunning views. Castle itself has nice garden outside . Nice green for a picnic
    Written 10 July 2021
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  • AudT
    Glasgow30 contributions
    The garden, itself, is gorgeous and extensive - particularly lovely in spring/summer when the rhododendrons are at their best.

    But: we've been coming for years, particularly drawn by the wonderful cafe which used to be there. Alas, no more. This is now replaced by a small food kiosk which, at 13.15, had no savoury food on offer - only cakes and drinks. Apparently, a food order for a large group had been received shortly before and the chef was overwhelmed.

    The cakes looked lovely but that was not really what we were after for lunch.
    Very disappointed as we had hoped, post removal of Covid restrictions, that the cafe would return.
    Written 5 June 2022
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  • cookiesbay
    London, UK12 contributions
    Grandiose and peaceful... Waterfalls, trees all around; Breathe, walk, climb and enjoy the stunning view!
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • JEWBreviews
    82 contributions
    We looked up these ruins online and got directions there. The directions seemed to take us to the local primary school and there was no signage of the actual castle.
    Eventually, after some delving online, we walked up a narrow, boggy path to the ruins.
    They were worth walking to see but it isn't straightforward to get to.
    Written 18 August 2019
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  • Georgie Lowles
    34 contributions
    Absolutely stunning. Took my breath away! Lots of places to stop by the roadSide and walk down to the beaches.
    Advised for dogs not to swim or drink the water due to algae, but our dog still enjoyed the beaches.
    The views are spectacular and the road it nice to just cruise along
    Written 10 September 2021
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  • Kilmacolmlady
    Kilmacolm, UK21 contributions
    We were biking the ardentinny loop and saw signs for historic Kilmun. Climbed the steps through an intriguing graveyard and found gravesnatcher deterrents!
    The most lovely guide popped out and we had a wonderful tour of the graveyard, mausoleum and church
    So much history here and such fantastic interesting snippets from a knowledgable guide.
    14th century stone carvings, be headings, the grave of the first ever female doctor in the UK- all in Argyll!
    It’s a community project - such high quality- so glad we stopped and will visit again
    Written 16 May 2022
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  • Roma Barbara P
    Ashford, UK42 contributions
    Visited yesterday 16th July with my mum and dad …was a treat for me from them . Service was excellent and Covid procedures rigorously in place. Food was so good , especially the Isle of Gigha hake!!! Thank you for a wonderful day and memory to cherish !
    Written 17 July 2021
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  • Couple10
    guisborough505 contributions
    We thoroughly enjoyed our walk in the arboretum. We walked the yellow and red signposted walks. The yellow one was extremely short and easy but the red one more steep and strenuous but still easily doable and with brilliant views of Holy Loch.
    Written 27 March 2019
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  • Caroline C
    1 contribution
    Great wee trip today with Jason. If you are looking for an exciting day out then this is the one for you. They are a professional operation with great local knowledge and very friendly and helpful. There are lots of trips to choose from so please do not hesitate to book if you are thinking about it as you won't be disappointed
    Written 3 June 2022
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