The Dunoon Bothy - encouraging everyday cycling and walking
Help us celebrate the opening of the Dunoon Bothy at this free, family friendly event taking place at Dunoon Pier, Friday Aug 6, 10am - 4pm.
Tours of the Dunoon Castle Site and surrounding area by Dr Manda Forster of Digventures approx 45mins. Meet at Dunoon Pier waiting room: 11.00am & 15.00pm
Dunoon Bothy Project – Led Rides Leaving at:
10.45pm 12.15pm, 1:45pm and 3pm.
Max. 8 participants per ride and each ride will last approximately one hour with a brief induction session. Participants will need a serviceable bike and a helmet (if worn).
Police Scotland – Cycle Security Marking Session 12noon – 4pm
Cowal Befrienders – Trishaw Rides 10am - 4pm
Bike Doctor Sessions – 10am – 4pm (in between trishaw shifts!)
American Years Revisited – Walking Tours of Navy Monuments in Castle Gardens – 10am – 4pm
Heal n Glen – 10am - 4pm
Try a Balance Bike – TBC
Dunoon Goes Pop – 10am - 4pm
Faith in Cowal – 10am – 4pm
Extras The lovely people at Historic Kilmun are offering free refreshments for anyone attending the Launch Event who wants to take a ride out to Kilmun!
Guided tours of Historic Kilmun take place between 10am – 4pm for £4.00 for adults, including a leaflet describing the site. There is no charge for young people under the age of 16 years.
More about the event:
Find out all about Dunoon Forward - a brand new, heritage themed cycling and walking App for Dunoon, co-created by members of our community.
Learn about bike maintenance, and buy essential equipment from local suppliers Heal and Glen.
Join a free led ride.
See the Cowal Elderly Befrienders’ trishaw bike in action
Sign up to test out an electric bike for free from Cycling UK’s Dunoon Bothy
Find out more about new bike maintenance stands installed by Dunoon Presents.
Sign up with Cowal Mountain Bike Club or learn about the Breeze women's cycling scheme and Let's Cycle – all great opportunities to connect with local people and improve your wellbeing through cycling.
Take a guided walking tour of Dunoon's historic castle site with archaeology experts Digventures.
Meet volunteers from the American Years Revisited heritage project and share your recollections.
Sample the latest heritage inspired soft drinks from Dunoon Goes Pop.
Learn about Argyll & Bute Council’s new signage and renovation plans for the Dunoon Pier Gate House.
Follow a Green Map postcard trail around Dunoon.