Toward

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Toward
Toward lighthouses.jpg
Toward Lighthouse and Foghorn Building.
Scotland
Scotland
Toward
Location within Argyll and Bute
OS grid referenceNS 13400 67500
Council area
  • Argyll and Bute
Lieutenancy area
  • Argyll and Bute
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDUNOON, ARGYLL
Postcode districtPA23
Dialling code01369
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
  • Argyll and Bute
Scottish Parliament
  • Argyll and Bute
List of places
UK
Scotland
55°51′52″N 4°59′01″W / 55.864450°N 4.9834837°W / 55.864450; -4.9834837Coordinates: 55°51′52″N 4°59′01″W / 55.864450°N 4.9834837°W / 55.864450; -4.9834837

Toward; (Scottish Gaelic: Tollard) is a village near Dunoon at the southern tip of the Cowal peninsula with views down the Firth of Clyde, located in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

Architecture[edit]

Nearby is Castle Toward, a former country house built close to the ruined Toward Castle. Castle Toward was used as an outdoor education centre. The grounds were also used as a location for the children's BBC TV series, Raven. Sold by Argyll and Bute Council to a private individual in 2016.[1]

Toward Point has one of the eighteen lighthouses built by Robert Stevenson.[2]

Sports[edit]

Toward Sailing Club provides racing, cruising and training.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Castle Toward Sale – Agreed In Principle To Local Businesswoman". Dunoon-observer.com. Retrieved 2016-12-15.
  2. ^ "Toward Lighthouse". Secret Scotland. Retrieved 2007-11-11.
  3. ^ "Toward Sailing Club". Retrieved 2007-11-11.

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