Top things to do

Museum in Greenock & Gourock

McLean Museum & Art Gallery

In the historic centre of Greenock, this was closed for refurbishment at the time of research and due to reopen in 2019. There's quite an extensive collection, with displays charting the history of steam power and C…
Castle in Inverclyde

Newark Castle

The fine 16th-century castle is still largely intact and has a spectacular position on the shores of the Clyde. Once a far grimmer fortified tower, it was converted to a Renaissance mansion in the 1590s by the rogue…
Cafe in Greenock & Gourock

One Cove Road

The area's best cafe occupies a sweet corner with views over the water or mud flats as you enter Gourock from Greenock on the right. The all-day breakfast is tasty, sourced from local producers, and lunch specials a…