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Dunoon Spring Special

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.

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.

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.
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  • The circular Rothesay castle (Entrance fees may apply) dates back to the beginning of the 13th century.
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  • Bute is home to a several ruined chapels, such as St. Blanes Chapel and St. Ninjans Point.

Day 3 - Day at Leisure

Day 4 - Oban

  • The principal town on the west coast is the gateway to the isles has an array of interesting shops.
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  • Oban War & Peace Museum (free entry, donations welcome) explores the town’s history and its strategic role in times of war.
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  • Oban Distillery runs daily tours (entry fees apply) with expert guides explaining the different stages of whisky production.

Day 5 - Return Travel

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