Dunoon, situated in Argyll and Bute, has much to offer visitors, including Benmore Botanic Gardens. Visitors will include this large estate, spanning more than one hundred acres and boasting plants and trees from around the world. Treasure Trails is also an exciting sight that should not be missed. The murder mystery walking trails offer fabulous scenic views in addition to the opportunity to solve clues. Before leaving Dunoon, visitors should be sure to shop for ceramics, for which the town of Dunoon is well known and which many shops in town carry.
The Scottish resort town of Dunoon is located on the Cowal Peninsula that is part of the area of Argyll and Bute. The town of Dunoon is located on the banks of the Firth of Clyde and it is also on the banks of the Holy Loch. The town of Dunoon is located across the water from Gourock.
The pier within the town dates back to 1835 however the current structure was rebuilt in 1895, this pier is still active and it receives regular ferry connections from Gourock. Caledonian MacBrayne operates the ferry connections that operate to and from the town.
Up until the late part of the 1960's there was a fleet of paddle steamers that holidaymaker from Glasgow down the water to the other piers on the Clyde. The sole remaining paddle steamer that is known as Paddle Steamer Waverley still visits some of the piers nowadays however does not work on the same scale as it once did.
There is a vast number of visitor attractions within the town of Dunoon and these include the Queens Hall, which is a multi purpose complex that is located at the top of the Pier that was built in 1958. The Queens Hall consists of four function suites and a bigger main hall. The main hall hosts a fully working stage that features lighting equipment and professional quality sound and over recent years the location has attracted musical bands such as The Saw Doctors, Blur, Red Hot Chilli Pipers and also David Gray.