Immerse yourself in Cowal

Flanked by Loch Long and Loch Fyne, the Cowal Peninsula is a rich landscape of contrasts, ranging from the Munros of the north to the mellow scenery of the south. Only an hour from Glasgow, it offers a tantalising taste of the Highlands. Paddle steamers used to bring throngs of holidaymakers ‘doon the watter’ to its shores. 

Stunning stretches of water characterise the area’s coastline. Argyll Forest Park spreads across much of Cowal, providing an unbeatable outdoor playground, with plenty of opportunity for adventure as well as gentle woodland strolls. Breath-taking beaches, awe-inspiring wildlife and glorious gardens all await you in Cowal. 

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Everything there is to see and do in Cowal

Oban Hogmanay Party 2021

Oban and Lorn

Oban's biggest Hogmanay Party with a lively night of traditional Scottish cèilidh music from local band Ceol an Aire.

Punk on the Peninsula

Dunoon and Cowal

Head to Dunoon for an amazing weekend of punk.

Tobermory Book Festival

Mull and Iona

Carradale Music Festival 2022

Kintyre and Gigha

Carradale Music Festival, a family friendly festival held in the beautiful scenic village of Carradale


Kintyre and Gigha

Expect the very best as we work together with local distillers and other service suppliers from around the UK.

Red Hot Chilli Pipers in Campbeltown

Kintyre and Gigha

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers play in Campbeltown for the first time since 2009.

The Kintyre Way Ultra 2022

Kintyre and Gigha

The 2022 Kintyre Way Ultra will take place on Saturday 14th May, from Campbeltown to Machrihanish.