Attractions near Rosneath
So much to see and do in Argyll
Rosneath Castle Park is set amid some of the most spectacular countryside in Scotland with Glasgow, Loch Lomond, Dunoon, Oban, and Stirling all easily accessible.
Cycling and walking are both very popular with forest tracks, signposted routes and a coastline of narrow sea lochs, including the spectacular scenery of The Kyles of Bute, to discover.
Argyll is a destination packed with outdoor pursuits and water-based activities, from river fishing to sailing courses.
Helensburgh, only 15 miles to the east, boasts delightful parks, floral gardens and specialty shops. Also nearby is Inveraray, home to the Duke of Argyll’s spectacular castle.
These are our regional highlights:
Experience the world’s last sea going paddle steamer, leaving Kilcreggan at 11.55am every Friday in July and August.
Kilcreggan (3 miles)
Linn Botanic Gardens
A treat for gardeners with a water garden, formal ponds, fountains and a glen with waterfalls. Discover herbaceous borders, a cliff garden, rockery and terrace with views down the Firth of Clyde to Arran.
Cove, Argyll (5 miles)
The Hill House
Considered to be Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s finest domestic creation. Home to original Mackintosh furniture and interior design it also has attractive formal gardens.
Helensburgh, Argyll (15 miles)
Loch Lomond Shores
Visitor destination combining the beautiful location with an outstanding mixture of leisure and shopping experiences overlooking Loch Lomond.
Ben Lomond Way, Balloch (20 miles)
Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre
Over 80 birds of all sizes, from small Owls to a magnificent Golden Eagle.
Ballagan, Nr Balloch (21 miles)
Loch Fyne Oyster Bar
A feast of West Coast Seafood, with live music and entertainment for all the family.
Cairndow, Argyll (30 miles)
Glengoyne Distillery has been producing an exceptional single malt scotch whisky for nearly 200 years. Gift shop and whisky tours.
Dumgoyne, Nr Killearn (32 miles)
Home of the Duke of Argyll. Since the early 15th century the castle has been the headquarters of the Clan Campbell.
Inveraray, Argyll (38 miles)
Queen Elizabeth Forest Park Visitor Centre
Some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland. Includes shop, cafe, exhibition and the award-winning Go Ape high wire forest adventure.
Aberfoyle, Stirling. (40 miles)
Blair Drummond Safari & Adventure Park
See elephants, giraffes, lions, tigers, and rhino, take a boat safari to chimpanzee island and watch the sea lion show.
Blair Drummond, Stirling (47 miles)
A combination of dazzling architecture, internationally acclaimed museums and art galleries, fabulous shopping, vibrant nightlife and stylish restaurants.
National Wallace Monument
Meet Scotland’s national hero, Sir William Wallace, by the site of his greatest victory. Also one of Scotland’s finest viewpoints
Stirling (51 miles)