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Dunoon & Isle of Bute

Resort - Dunoon

Overview

Dunoon is splendidly situated on the western shores of the Firth of Clyde, where Loch Long and Holy Loch join the sea. It boasts some lovely gardens, two bays, and a flat promenade - perfect for that most traditional of seaside occupations, strolling along the prom! There is a modern indoor swimming pool with solarium and sauna, bowling greens, squash and tennis courts and both 9 and 18 hole golf courses. There are two cinemas and, in the season, entertainment at the Queens Hall. Within just a few miles is some of Scotland's most spectacular mountain scenery in the Argyll Forest Park. The journeys along Loch Eck and to Colintraive are amongst the most memorable anywhere in Scotland.

Prices from

£199 per person

Supplements may apply

Tour code: D5411E

Tour: Dunoon & Isle of Bute

Resort: Dunoon

Days: 5

Date Travelling: 31 May 2021

Travelling by: Coach

Hotel: Selborne Hotel

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Outward Travel

Day 2 - Isle of Bute

  • Bute was known to the Vikings as Rothesay, a name now applied to the island's main settlement.
  • The circular Rothesay castle (Entrance fees may apply) dates back to the beginning of the 13th century.
  • Bute is home to a several ruined chapels, such as St. Blanes Chapel and St. Ninjans Point.

Day 3 - Day at Leisure

  • Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area.
  • Don't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.

Day 4 - Loch Lomond, Rest and Be Thankful & Luss

  • The highest point on the A83 is 803 ft above sea level and divides Glen Kinglas from Glen Croe.
  • From the viewpoint of this famous beauty spot you can see the old valley road, engineered by General Wade during the subjection of Scotland following the Jacobite rebellion.
  • A stone was erected to commemorate the completion of this military road in 1750.
  • Much of the Luss you see today was created in the 18th and 19th centuries to house workers from the nearby slate quarries.
  • The neat rows of cottages come alive in spring and summer with elaborate flower displays on all sides as visitors make their way to the loch shore. No visit to Luss is complete without taking in the view from the end of the pier with Ben Lomond standing proudly over Loch Lomond.
  • Loch Lomond is the largest inland stretch of water in Britain (by surface area) at 24 by 4.5 miles.
  • "Loch Lomond and the Trossachs" was one of the first of the two Scottish national parks, est 2002.
  • At the south end of the loch, near Balloch, is the Loch Lomond Shores visitor and shopping complex.

Day 5 - Return Travel

Important Information

Customers will be required to wear face coverings whilst travelling on our coaches, unless they have a medical exemption. Customers with a medical exemption are advised to complete a special requirement form before travelling so the driver is aware. Our drivers will wear face coverings until all customers have boarded the coach and whilst handling luggage. All hotels, excursions and venues featured within our holiday programmes will be risk assessed to ensure that we are still able to still deliver a memorable holiday experience operating in accordance with our own Covid-secure procedures. The availability of any attraction mentioned in the resort or excursion descriptions cannot be guaranteed.

Selborne Hotel

Superbly situated looking south across the Clyde with pleasant lawns reaching down to the promenade and water's edge. All the public rooms and many of the bedrooms offer uninterrupted views of the river which is a constant source of interest. Ground floor areas include a TV lounge, bar lounge with dance floor, quiet lounge and games room.

Contact Details

Selborne Hotel
Clyde Street

Tel No: 01369 702761

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