Get away from it all

When you feel the call of the wild, make a break for Cowal. Dunoon, ‘Gateway to the Highlands’, is a brilliant base for outdoor adventures and getting there is easier than you might think. It may be a hop, skip and a jump from Glasgow, but it feels like a world away. 

Once there, Argyll Forest Park is on your doorstep and the town is surrounded by hills and large tracts of forest, perfect for walking, horse-riding and mountain biking. Blaze your own trail or find one of the many companies offering kayaking, sailing, off-roading and horse riding experiences.