Dunoon West Bay

View map of beach Parking available Toilets available Dog friendly Beach cleaned regularly Good water quality for swimming

Season: autumn

Dunoon sits on the western side of the Firth of Clyde, with the Holy Loch to the north and Innellan to the south.  West Bay beach is located to the south of the harbour and town, although there are still some houses as a backdrop.  It’s a shingle beach, from which there is safe swimming in clean bathing water.  There are many scenic walks to enjoy on the Cowal Peninsula and you feel well away from the action here.  For the sightseer there’s an historic castle, town and pier.

Autumn visit photo gallery


John’s perspective on Dunoon.


What the beach means to Catherine.


A bright day at Dunoon.