Time: 1.5 hours
Start from Princes Pier, located on the eastern end of the Esplanade and head westwards. At the end of the Esplanade, continue on to Battery Park towards Cardwell Bay. Take the waterside route around the bay, past the Dunoon ferry terminal and on towards Gourock Pier, the railway station and Kempock Street. For those who feel energetic, you can extend your walk by heading up Tower Hill. The route is clearly signposted on the main road at the foot of John Street. At the top of John Street, enter the park area directly ahead and continue the ascent up a winding staircase and path to the tower at the summit – an 18th century folly – and enjoy one of the area’s most exhilarating viewpoints.
Terrain: Tarmac and steep gravel path.
What to Bring: A picnic to enjoy the viewpoint at the top of Tower Hill.
Look out for:
Parking available at the Esplanade.