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well maintained

The pier is well kept clean and tidy but a very expensive crossing for a short trip to gourock... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
Ray L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Great Views

Lets not forget this is a working pier for the passenger ferry across to Gourock. A lovely example... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Jacqui J
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The Pier, Kilcreggan, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh, Scotland
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

The pier is well kept clean and tidy but a very expensive crossing for a short trip to gourock with no concessions for disabled people only if you stay local what I could not understand it is owned by S P T ?

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ray L
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We were lucky to be staying in a cottage right next to the pier and watched the activity every day. There are regular ferries from Kilcreggan Pier to Gourock every day except Sunday and we travelled over on the Chieftain to Gourock for the day....More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank DundeeScotty
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Lets not forget this is a working pier for the passenger ferry across to Gourock. A lovely example of Victorian workmanship and a credit to the people who keep it up and running. From the shore it makes a lovely focal point for pictures and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jacqui J
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This really is the most delightful place. In 20 years we had never been down the Kilcreggan peninsular but just for once we took a drive down here and stayed locally. This lovely pier is so quaint. I cant believe it still has a little...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Travel_Teddybears
Reviewed 4 November 2017

As piers go, this is a typical one, nice for a walk or a stroll, peaceful place and nice views looking up, down or across. As piers go, it was ok!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank stuart w
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Lovely wee stroll along the pier after a pint of lager in the Kilcreggan Inn, steamed in history and what great views, lovely drive round to Cove and beyond, the houses are to die for , Lottery win needed, Popped into the local butcher for...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ceres42
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I suppose we take utilities for granted without realising the history involved. This is an example of a Clyde Coast pier that continues to make an impact on the local community .It remains important to locals who commute over to Gourock on to Greenock and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank RRJ55
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

While the pier itself doesn't actually include facilities beyond the ferry port and public toilets, the views to be had across the Clyde to gourock/greenock and Glasgow to the east coupled with the stunning views of the inner islands, Arran and Argyle mountains to the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed 6 September 2017

on a lovely day this is nice to visit to take a wee walk along it even when it's windy it's lovely to see the water u can fish at the end of it don't know if u will catch anything haha

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank janicesW7645UY
Reviewed 1 June 2017

During a recent stop at Kilcreggan when we had a short break in Helensburgh, we visited this small pier which is still in regular use. The Pier is extremely well kept and maintained and is well worth seeing during a visit to the area.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bilco747
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