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Things to see and do in Kilcreggan

Kilcreggan is a small resort village at the southern end of the Rosneath Peninsula, between the sea lochs of Gare Loch and Loch Long, located within Argyll and Bute. Set in a stunning location, with views across the water to Gournock, Greenock and further down to the Firth of Clyde towards the Isle of Arran. This makes the Kilcreggan a great picturesque peaceful village to visit! Admire the great views and regular passenger ferry run from Kilcreggan to Gournock. The ferry is the best way to see the stunning Clyde estuary and is a convenient link for those who wish to explore the Rosneath Peninsula.

It is not just the scenery that is picturesque, the village Kilcreggan is beautiful with remarkable Victorian Heritage and stunning architecture. You will also find great walking, woodland, coastal walks in the area and glorious gardens nearby, Glenarn Gardens is well worth the visit! Take a wander along the shoreline to enjoy the views from the promenade and explore the Kilcreggan village which comprises five blocks of houses with shops, restaurants and cafes on the ground floor.


Glenarn is celebrating 75 years of opening for Scotland Gardens this year – it first opened to the public in 1939 and known for its Victorian garden layout. It is a private garden made famous for its collection of striking flowers, species and remaining trees from the 19th century. Visitors can go on the guided tour and also buy a range of stunning plants.

Kilcgreggan Pier
One of the last remaining Victorian piers on the Clyde, wlak along the Kilcreggan piers to take in the breath taking views across the Clyde.