Cowal is a great place for interesting speciality shopping; Dunoon, the main town for the area, is still full of traditional-style shops such as Highland Stores, Juno Design Gallery and Purdie’s Scottish Soap. Specialist shopping can be found throughout the Cowal area
Dunoon is full of traditional shops
If you are on a self catering holiday, you will still find traditional butchers, fishmongers, bakeries and fruit shops in the town as well as delicatessens who all stock local produce.
Specialist shopping outlets
Throughout Cowal there are specialist outlets run by people with a passion for their product from Fyne Ales at Cairndow to Delicate Essence in Dunoon . For the original gift, or just to treat yourself, there are plenty of places to buy locally produced arts and crafts. At the head of Loch Fyne stands The Tree Shop, one of Scotland's finest independent garden centres or how about the Portavadie Marina development which also includes a shop offering an irresistible choice of clothes, gifts and accessories.