This promenade location means you can take a gentle stroll along the sea front and enjoy watching the ferries and yachts passing by; swans are regular visitors along the shoreline. The Waverly Paddle Steamer visits regularly in the summer. There are plenty of opportunities to launch a canoe or kayak to explore the coastline. Alternatively, you may try your hand at a spot of fishing. You are close to all essential amenities, as it is only a gentle walk to the shops, pubs and restaurants, swimming pool / leisure facilities and local cinema. The Argyll gardens and museum are also within easy reach, as are the tennis courts, bowling greens and Dunoon has an 18-hole golf course too. The quiet roads around this peninsula make for ideal cycling. The area has great walks to explore and you are only a short drive to the Argyll forest and the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. There are various activities available in the area such as horse riding, sailing, quad biking, pony trekking. The Benmore Botanic Gardens are a must see with its avenue of Giant Redwoods and wonderful plants. A short drive and ferry crossing will take you to the Isle of Bute where the fabulous Victorian Gothic Mount Stewart House makes a great day out. From Dunoon you can take a ferry to Gourock and then the bus south to Largs or west by train or bus to Greenock and Glasgow. This is a lovely location to relax in and not have to get in the car everyday but for the more adventurous, you can explore and find hidden treasures around the Cowal Pennisula.