Things to Do in Cowal Peninsula

Things to Do in Cowal Peninsula

Cowal Peninsula is a beautiful place, and it is covered by the Argyll Forest Park in the north, and Scotland’s Forestry Commission manages it. You can reach the Cowal Peninsula within an hour from Glasgow. There is something for everyone at Cowal, and there are so many breathtaking views which you just cannot miss. Cowal Peninsula is a very quiet and calm and you can relax with your family at the beautiful peninsula.

Things to Do in Cowal Peninsula

The following are some of the things to visit in Cowal Peninsula:

Puck’s Glen:

Puck’s Glen is a natural and wildlife area. You have to take a steep climb through the gorge. Depending on the climate it can get a little muddy, but it is worth climbing those steep steps to enjoy the beautiful scenery. It is a lovely place to walk and make sure that you have a nice pair of walking shoes to climb those steep stairs.

Benmore Botanic Garden:

The garden is filled with breathtaking flowers and the staffs there are extremely friendly. It is a vast garden, and you will be able to see a wide range of colours of flowers and plants. Never miss out the Benmore Botanic garden if you are a trees and shrubs lover. You can take your kids to the garden and show them all the varieties of plants and flowers in the garden.

Argyll Forest Park:

At the Argyll Forest Park, you can take a nice walk in a beautiful and quiet environment. You have lovely sceneries both sides of the pathway, and there are also waterfalls which are truly impressive. You can take your kids along and make it adventurous for them. The forest park is also not that crowded, and thus it is very peaceful.


Quadmania is famous for its Quad biking, archery and clay pigeon shooting. You can go with your friends as a team and have an amazing time shooting clay pigeon. The quad bike ride is brilliant, and you will enjoy riding the beautiful scenery. You can book the time you will be spending on the bike and pay accordingly. You will definitely have so much fun and will want to come back for more.

Dunans Castle:

The Dunans Castle is a beautiful castle, and it was damaged by fire and is in ruins currently. Even though the castle is in ruins, the scene is rather quite spectacular. You cannot go inside the castle, but you can view it from the outside. You can also have guided tours where you can hire a guide, and the guide will tell you about the history of the Castle.

Sea Kayak Argyll & Bute:

Never miss out to visit the Sea Kayak Argyll & Bute if you are a paddler. You can spend a great weekend at the place, and they even teach you some of the basic skill sets of paddling and sea survival skills.