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Argyll Street, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 7NE

Ratings & Awards

3 stars Hotel inspected by the Tourist Board (Visit Scotland) for level of service and facilities. (Reflected in the number of stars awarded)

Hotel Amenities

  • Free Internet
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Lift
  • 24hr service
  • Hotel And Bedrooms All Completely Non Smoking

Get in touch

08445 76 76 76
*local rate

near the BEST WESTERN Argyll Hotel, Dunoon

Cowal Highland Gathering

The Cowal Highland Gathering, one of most spectacular Highland Games, was first held in 1894. Spilling over onto three days at Dunoon Stadium, the event attracts around 3000 competitors for such unique events as putting the 32lb Cowal Stone.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

Escape the city to enjoy fresh air at Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. The 350km boundary encloses beautiful Scottish countryside - lochs, rivers, forests and dramatic hills - criss-crossed by footpaths, bridle paths and cycle tracks.

Available : Daily

Barclays Scottish Open

Beautiful Loch Lomond is the perfect stage for the world-class golfers who compete at the Scottish Open. Regarded as good preparation for the British Open, it attracts leading players on the European Tour and a host of US stars.

Available : Jul 2011 (annual)

Balloch (Loch Lomond) Highland Games

Held on the banks of Loch Lomond at Balloch Castle Country Park - one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland - the Balloch Loch Lomond Highland Games offer a slice of Highland life.

Available : Jul 2010 (annual)

Sma' Shot Cottages

Paisley was a boom town during the 19th century, when scarves, shawls and ties with Paisley patterns were woven by workers who lived in cottages just like Sma' Shot.

Available : Apr - Sep 2013; Wed and Sat only (annual)

Inveraray Traditional Highland Games

With its beautiful location at the head of Loch Fyne, the Inveraray Highland Games in the grounds of Inveraray Castle are particularly noted as the "friendly games". They are opened by the Duke of Argyll.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Inveraray Castle

Inveraray Castle is the home of the Clan Campbell Chief MacCailien Mor. The land it sits on was a gift to the Campbells in the 11th century and they have been Dukes of Argyll since 1701.

Available : Apr - Oct 2013 (annual)


Glasgow's Coloursfest has gained a loyal following and the event now fills the Braehead International Arena. Fifty DJs spinning tunes in six different arenas keep a crowd of 10,000 dancing until the wee small hours.

Available : Jun 2013 (annual)

Braehead Shopping Centre

Braehead Shopping Centre is part of the largest privately funded waterside regeneration project in Scotland. It features a vast IKEA shopping complex as well as a shopping centre with all the high street favourites, plus restaurants and an entertainment complex.

Available : Daily

The Candle Store

Every colour and scent imaginable is available at The Candle Store in the South Side of Glasgow. From the company which supplied all the candles for Madonna's Scottish wedding, choose from travel-size tins to votives and chunky table settings. Look out for the bargain corner.

Available : Daily; not Sun

The Waverley

First launched in 1947, The Waverley sails from Glasgow Science Centre down the Clyde coast. One of the world's last sea-going paddle steamers, she continues to take passengers at a stately pace as far as the Isle of Arran.

Available : Jun - Aug 2013 (annual)

House For An Art Lover

Built in Bellahouston Park in the South Side, House for an Art Lover is a modern re-creation of a competition entry from 1901 by Glasgow architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Take the tour to see the Oval Room, with its matching oval windows and lights.

Available : Daily

Two Fat Ladies

Two Fat Ladies (named after the bingo call for 88) squeezes between Byres Road and the Western Infirmary in the West End of Glasgow. The driftwood frontage, with ironwork fish scales announces that this is a seafood restaurant, although there are some meat dishes on offer. Well-heeled diners sample Ullapool smoked salmon and diver-caught scallops.

Available : Daily

Starry Starry Night

For unique buys, vintage clothing store Starry Starry Night can be found in Glasgow's West End. Beaded gowns and 1920s dresses hang on the rails beside dinner suits and glamorous feather boas.

Available : Daily


This Belgian bar is set in a former stable block down the cobbled mews of Ashton Lane in the West End. Named after singer Jacques Brel, it serves beers and mussels to a cool crowd, with live music in the conservatory.

Available : Daily

Ubiquitous Chip

This is the place to go for high-end dining in Glasgow's West End. The Ubiquitous Chip was at the forefront of serving locally sourced ingredients in the 1970s. Aberdeen Angus beef fillet, Haggis and stovies (a rustic Scots stew with meat and potatoes) all feature on the menu. Book a table in the courtyard garden, and finish with a drink in the Wee Pub.

Available : Daily

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Argyll Street
PA23 7NE

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01369 702059

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