Greenock lies at the entrance to the Firth of Clyde on the west coast of Scotland and is a gateway to Glasgow. The town of Greenock just a five minute walk away from the terminal, with its spectacular views over the River Clyde from The Esplanade. The viewpoint at Lyle Hill boasts vistas of Loch Long, Holy Loch, Loch Goil, Gareloch, the Argyll Hills and a number of Munros on a clear day. The town was originally built on herring fishing which developed the shipbuilding industry, bringing prosperity to the region in the 19th and 20th centuries. This is evident in the many examples of fine Victorian architecture such as the Municipal Buildings, Sheriff Court, Custom House and the McLean Museum which is most certainly worth a visit to learn more about the fascinating history of Greenock and the local area.
Scotland's largest city, Glasgow, is an interesting destination for cruise passengers and is just 35 minutes' drive from the port. Offering a true taste of Scotland with a contemporary edge, Glasgow boasts a range of visitor attractions and architecture and is compact and walkable.
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