Places to Stay in town centre, with pool, free breakfast,…


As a holiday destination, Dunoon on the west shore of the Firth of Clyde in Scotland is growing in popularity. With a bustling centre, gorgeous scenery and plenty of things to do and see, Dunoon is well worth a visit. It’s the main resort on the stunning Cowal Peninsula and the Maritime Gateway to the magnificent Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.

Built around the historic castle Mound and large Victorian pier, the best time to visit is from May to September. When it comes to accommodation, there’s a wide range to choose from. Check online for cheap hotels and b&b establishments in and around the town centre, some offer a swimming pool and on-site restaurant. Friendly bed and breakfast guest houses also make a great base from which to explore Dunoon and the surrounding area. Throughout the peak season, this popular seaside resort in Scotland attracts thousands of holidaymakers so make sure you book the best budget friendly properties as soon as possible.

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dunoon hotelWhether choosing to stay in a b&b, hotel or guest house, expect to receive a warm Scottish welcome. Scotland is renowned for its hospitality and Dunoon is no exception. Some of the best accommodations can be found close to the town centre.

Take a stroll into town where you will find a good selection of craft shops, galleries, restaurants and cafes. Spend a day at the Benmore Botanic Gardens or for something a little different, go on a Murder Mystery Walking Trail. Enjoy the scenery as you find clues along the way, it’s a great way to see the town and find out more about the past.

For the more adventurous, try sailing or kayaking on the Holy Loch Marina. There are first class facilities here for everyone to enjoy. Hire a mountain bike and go cycling along the coastline or visit historical attractions like the Castle House Museum. After a full day of activity, what could be better than returning to your place to stay? Hotels are comfortable, spacious and have everything you need for a pleasant break.

The best area to stay is in or close to the town centre. There’s a good selection of budget to mid-range hotels in the area throughout the year as well as bed and breakfast accommodation. Catering for families, couples and single travellers, a cheap b&b is just what you need. To avoid disappointment, it’s best to reserve establishments sooner rather than later.

Being centrally located will give you great views of the pier, the bandstand area and the Firth of Clyde. This beautiful holiday resort on the east side of the Cowal Peninsula in Scotland is built round two bays, East and West Bay. Enjoy panoramic views from the top of Dunoon Castle across the bays, Firth of Clyde and beyond. Exciting events take place throughout the year like half marathons and the revival music weekender so book early and enjoy yourself.

Benmore Botanic Garden PA23 8QU


Address of Benmore Botanic Garden : Argyll, Benmore, Dunoon PA23 8QU, Scotland

Very nice and large botanic garden set in magnificent woodland scenery and home to a great collection of trees from all over the world and giant Redwoods. It includes over 300 species of rhododendron. There is also a lovely tea room.

Nearby Attractions and Sights


Younger (Benmore) Botanic Garden

(Benmore, Argyll PA23 8QU, United Kingdom)

Lovely, peaceful and serene botanic garden, well worth a visit. Go up to a viewpoint which gives you a marvelous view of the area.

Puck’s Glenn

(at Benmore Gardens, Scotland)

Popular short walk through the Forest with stunning views. They are numerous rock pools and waterfalls with some well placed benches along the way.

Castle House Museum

(Argyll Street, Castle Gardens PA23 7HH, United Kingdom)

Very interesting museum displaying exhibits of local history, heritage, culture and geneaology. It’s run by friendly volunteers.

Glasgow Sea Safari

(Gate House, Holy Loch Marina, Rankins Brae, Sandbank PA23 8FE, Scotland)

See whales, seals and dolphins.