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Dreich In Dunoon

After my trip to Rothesay, I then headed by train to Gourock and then a short ferry ride to Dunoon. Sadly, the weather had turned rather dreich by the time I arrived. The pier itself is no longer open to the public and the ferry docks a few hundred yards away at a new linkspan.

Dreary Dunoon Afternoon
Dreary Dunoon Afternoon

I found some tasty cake at the pier café kiosk which was open but not doing much business, before returning to Gourock on the ferry and thence back to Glasgow.

Tea & Cake, Dunoon
Tea & Cake, Dunoon

View the full gallery of images from Dunoon Pier.

Roaming In Rothesay

I was visiting Glasgow on business for a couple of days and realised that Rothesay and Dunoon Piers were both easily reached by a half-day Rail & Sail journey from the city. So I planned an extra day in Scotland and headed out to Rothesay on the Isle of Bute as my first Scottish pier.

At Rest In The Harbour
At Rest In The Harbour

The weather was a bit variable, but I could not fault the delicious Apple Pie which I enjoyed in a little café facing the pier.

Tea & Apple Pie, Rothesay
Tea & Apple Pie, Rothesay

View the full gallery of images from Rothesay Pier.