Dunoon Holidays - Accommodation, Things to Do & See
Perhaps list when thinking of a in . However there is actually lots to see and do in and around the . is situated in ’s first with the Argyll Forest Park and the mountains and mountains and lochs of the southern highlands. options include hotels, , camping, or you could opt for a . are not the top of some peoples
is a small on the coast of , but it has some big surprises up its sleeve. The area offers an abundance of activities for visitors to enjoy including golfing, walking trails, and beaches. There are also some beautiful gardens that you can visit if you happen to be in the area during their spring or summer seasons. For any visitor looking for relaxation with a side of adventure, this hidden gem should not be missed!
Dunoon Hotels - Selborne Hotel
The Selborne Hotel offers over the Clyde with access to the promenade and water’s edge at the end of the hotels front lawn. The hotel is a short walk to the and around a 10 minute walk to the Victorian pier. Nearby There are also a number of fast food outlets (chip shops etc.) The village of is around 10 minutes away by car.
This is a popular hotel owned by Leisureplex who have over 20 hotels around the UK. The hotel is used by holiday company Alfa Travel who offer holidays at the hotel with their various coach holidays and tours.
The hotel has just under 100 rooms which have central heating and private bath or shower and WC. There are a number of single rooms as well as double bedrooms and twin rooms. All bedrooms have tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer plus TV with radio channels. There is lift access to most rooms. Free WiFi in public areas and all bedrooms. There is a no smoking policy throughout the hotel including the bedrooms. There are some rooms on the .
Most important for many guests there is entertainment provided most evenings in the bar lounge. Food is served in the large restaurant, which has magnificent click here. For more information on the Selborne Hotel >
Alfa Travel Dunoon Holidays & Tours
All of the coach holidays and tours below are based at the popular Selborne Hotel in Dunoon. Accommodation options include single rooms, twin and double bedrooms.All of the holidays are subject to availability. Holiday details may change depending on the date you book. Check the full itinerary details before you confirm you holiday reservation on the Alfa Travel website.
You can check availability, prices and the lastest itineraries for these trips > click here
|Holiday / Tour||Duration||Information|
|Dunoon Rothesay Glasgow||8 Days||Selborne Hotel||Dunoon, Glasgow, Lochgoilhead Half Day, The Cowal Peninsula Half Day, Isle of Bute|
|Dunoon Rothesay Glasgow||7 Days||Selborne Hotel||Dunoon, Glasgow, The Cowal Peninsula Half Day, Lochgoilhead Half Day, Isle of Bute|
|Dunoon Argyll||8 Days||Selborne Hotel||Dunoon, Loch Lomond & Helensburgh, Lochgoilhead Half Day, Isle of Bute, The Cowal Peninsula Half Day|
|Ancestral Homes Of Scotland||5 Days||Selborne Hotel||Dunoon, Mount Stuart, Inveraray Castle|
|Dunoon Isle Of Bute||8 Days||Selborne Hotel||Dunoon, Lochgoilhead Half Day, Isle of Bute, Oban|
|Arran Cumbrae||8 Days||Selborne Hotel||Dunoon, Arran, Cumbrae|
|Dunoon Isle Of Bute||5 Days||Selborne Hotel||Dunoon, Isle of Bute, Oban|
|Scottish Fairytale Castles Lochs||7 Days||Selborne Hotel||Dunoon, Mount Stuart, Inveraray Castle, Lochgoilhead Half Day|
|Historic Houses Of Scotland||8 Days||Selborne Hotel||Dunoon, Mount Stuart, Inveraray Castle, Lochgoilhead Half Day, Ardgowan|
|Dunoon||5 Days||Selborne Hotel||Dunoon, Dumbarton & Loch Lomond, Oban|
|Dunoon Oban Glasgow||5 Days||Selborne Hotel||Dunoon, Oban, Glasgow with Guide|
Alfa Travel Self Drive Hotel Breaks in Dunoon
Selborne hotel breaks, self drive holidays are also available from Alfa Travel where you can enjoy all the hotel facilities and have the freedom to explore and travel as you wish. Selborne self drive holidays are available for 2,3,4,6,7 night durations. The prices usually include your breakfast, evening meal and of course the
What To Do In Dunoon and the Cowal Peninsula
What you can do and see will depend on when you plan to visit. During the summer there is the famous Cowal Highland Gathering, the largest Highland Games in Europe. This event also incorporates the World Highland Dancing Championships. While in Dunoon you could also visit the amazing Benmore Botanic Gardens. Other attractions include Dunoon Castle, Dunoon‘s 2 screen independent cinema, Argyll Forest Park, a trip on the Waverley paddle steamer (if available) or the Glenfinart Walled Garden.
Distances shown are approximate and are from the Selborne Hotel in Dunoon
- 8 miles
- – 3 miles
- House Museum – under 1 mile
- Victorian Pier – under 1 mile
- House Museum – under 1 mile
- Pucks Glen – 7 miles
- West Bay – under 1 mile
- Studio Cinema – under 1 mile
- Glenfinart Walled Garden – 16 miles
- – 6 miles (via ferry)
Weather for Dunoon
Table shows the Dunoon weather (averages)
For the latest projections and the current weather for Dunoon > click here
(this will take you to the BBC Dunoon weather page.
Dunoon Holidays FAQ
Here are some of the FAQ – frequently asked questions about Dunoon.
The address for the Selborne hotel in Dunoon is
The phone number for the Selborne hotel in Dunoon is 01369 702761
The Selborne hotel offers Free WiFi in public areas and all bedrooms
You can book holiday Cottages & Lodges in Dunoon with Sykes Cottages > click here
For Alfa Travel Scottish holidays and all their British holidays you can find your local pick up point by clicking > here
There are departure points all over the UK
The population of Dunoon is under just under 10,000 (approx)
The Dunoon ferry terminal address is
Dunoon Ferry Terminal, Dunoon PA23 7HJ
The ferry service from Gourock to Dunoon is operated by Caledonian MacBrayne who operate a frequent daily passenger ferry service between Gourock and Dunoon town centres. Perfect for a day trip.
For further details > click here
Dunoon to Glasgow by bus - check with Citylink
Alternatively get the ferry from Dunoon to Gourock and either a train or bus from there to Glasgow
The crossing time between Dunoon and Gourock is usually around 23-25 minutes.
You can check the weather in Dunoon today on the BBC weather page for Dunoon > click here
You will find details and links for the following Dunoon bus services > click here
- Dunoon - Colintraive - Rothesay
- Dunoon - Strachur - St. Catherines - Cairndow - Inveraray
- Dunoon - Strachur - St. Catherines - Lochgoilhead - Carrick Castle
- Dunoon - Tighnabruaich - Portavadie
Dunoon Ferry Terminal - Milton - Dunoon Grammar School
- Ferry Terminal - Ardenslate Road - Kirn Brae - Alexandra Parade - Ferry Terminal
- Hunters Quay - Dunoon - Upper Kirn - Milton
- Toward - Dunoon - Ardentinny
Dunoon has a shingle beach.
Dunoon Castle lies at opposite end of the shingle beach.