"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"


Gourock (Scottish Gaelic: Guireag, pimple-shaped or rounded) is a town falling within the Inverclyde council area and formerly forming a burgh of the historic county of Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. It has in the past functioned as a seaside resort on the Firth of Clyde. Its principal function today, however, is as a popular residential area, extending contiguously from Greenock, with a railway terminus and ferry services across the Clyde.

Local authority: Inverclyde Council

OS Grid Reference: NS240765

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Things to see and do in and around Gourock

  • Gourock Park
  • Gourock Outdoor Pool
  • Battery Park
  • Funworld Leisure Play Centre
  • Laser Matrix
  • McLean Museum and Art Gallery
  • Customs and Excise Museum
  • Waterfront Leisure Complex
  • The Waterfront Ice Rink
  • Clyde Cruises
  • Glen Finart Deer Farm
  • Holy Loch Farm & Visitor Centre
  • Castle House Museum
  • Riverside Swim and Health Centre
  • Dunoon Visitor Centre
  • Dunoon Ceramics
  • Dunoon Woodcraft
  • Cowal Bird Garden
  • Glenarn
  • Gogglebox

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
7 Alexandra Parade
Argyll and Bute
PA23 8AB

Phone 01369 703 785
Email info@visitscotland.com

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