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Dunoon West Bay Beach

Dunoon, Argyll and Bute

A shingle beach in Dunoon facing south into the firth of Clyde,

Beach Type



Pubs and cafes in Dunoon

Nature and Wildlife

marked paths leaving from Dunoon.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Cleaning and Litter

possibility of sewage related litter on the beach.

Tourist Information

Dunoon TIC Tel: 01369 703785


Nearest town: Dunoon
County: Argyll and Bute
Latitude/Longitude: 55.9117, -4.92829
Postcode: PA23 7QN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


take a ferry from Gourock straight to Dunoon.

Public Transport

Take the train to Gourock then the ferry across to Dunoon.

Nearest Railway Stations

Inverkip (Approx. 2 miles away)
Wemyss Bay (Approx. 3 miles away)
IBM Halt (Approx. 4 miles away)
Branchton (Approx. 5 miles away)
Gourock (Approx. 5 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking available near the beach

Nearby Car Parks

Pier Head, Innellan (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Harbour View, Greenock (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Glenmorag, Dunoon (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Inverkip Station, Inverkip (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Fran Terrace, Inverkip (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Jane Street, Dunoon (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Lunderston Bay, Gourock (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Kirk Street, Dunoon (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Edward Street, Dunoon (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Coal Pier, Dunoon (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Dunoon