Environment and Wildlife

In Cowal you will find the best of Scotland; an unspoiled natural environment, with mighty mountain peaks and deep glacial lochs.

Environment and Wildlife

Fascinating history

It’s exciting history can be seen in the Neolithic remains, ancient churches, ruined castles and historic houses. Castle House Museum in Dunoon provides excellent information on Cowal from the stone age to the present day and the delightful Strachur smiddy in a unique record of the blacksmith and his craft.

Attractions Environment and Wildlife

The coastline of sea lochs reaching far inland, set against a backdrop of unspoiled glens, mountains and forests, is unique in Europe. The wonderful natural environment provides a perfect, safe haven for many native species.