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From 16th April, restrictions have eased on travel and social gatherings. Six people from up to six households can now meet outside, and people are permitted to travel anywhere in Scotland to do so. Overnight stays are still not allowed. We look forward to welcoming our fellow Scots to explore our beautiful area.
Golf courses throughout the area are beginning to open. Speak to local courses about their arrangements or membership. Guests are now welcome to play on most courses so check out the course of your choice.
Food & Drink
We have a number of Food & Drink establishments remaining open at present. Have a look through our list of fantastic bars, coffee shops and restaurants.
Art & Culture
At this moment only some of our wonderful arts & culture venues are open, including the Watt Institution and the Waterfront cinema in Greenock. The Beacon Arts Centre is now also offering limited exhibitions, workshops and performances. We will keep you up to date with developments as and when they happen.
Finlaystone Estate, with it’s amazing outdoor spaces for exploring is a great place to take the kids for an adventure and a picnic on a day out. It is open daily from 10am – 5pm.
The Watt Institution, incorporating the Watt Hall and McLean Museum, is currently closed due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Lunderston Bay, part of the Clyde Muirshiel regional park, is a local beauty spot open for exploring and enjoying. Ideal for a splash in the water, the area has been listed in the Scottish Governments list of designated bathing waters.
One of Scotland’s smallest regions but with the warmest welcome, Inverclyde sits at the mouth of the River Clyde. Made up of three thriving towns; Port Glasgow, Greenock and Gourock and the villages of Kilmacolm & Quarrier’s Village to the East and Inverkip & Wemyss Bay to the West.
The area has a history and heritage rich in shipbuilding and seafaring dating back to the 1500’s which has left its mark throughout the region.
These days, it offers a broad range of sports and leisure facilities, both indoors and outdoors, a great variety of arts and culture activities and wide open spaces to enjoy and explore.
28.04.2021 - 29.04.2021
Beacon Arts Centre host virtual tour dates for Helen Milne Productions brand-new show Distance Remaining. The collection of three stories made for screen features and all-star cast: Karen Dunbar (Chewin’ the Fat and The Karen Dunbar Show), Reuben Joseph (National Theatre of Scotland’s Rapunzel) and Dolina MacLennan (Still Game and 7:84’s The Cheviot, The Stag and The Black Black Oil). Three lost souls make…