Cowal has a rugged, mountainous landscape with a fine coastline, attractive lochs and extensive forests. Toward is situated on the West Coast , 8 miles south of Dunoon (where the famous "Dunoon" mugs are made 

Toward Point has many stunning views, whether it be over to the Cumbrae, looking up the River to the Cloch Lighthouse or over to the Isle of Bute & the Arran hills.There are always plenty boats passing by- yachts, ferries, the Waverley or even the odd cruise ship or submarine.