Marketed as "The Gem of the Clyde" in its heyday, it still attracts thousands of visitors.
2 Millport: The only town on Great Cumbrae, known now for its annual Wild West weekend.
3 Rothesay: Known as "Scotland's Madeira" in The Song of the Clyde, the main town on Bute is still a popular resort for day-trippers.
4 Dunoon: On the Cowal penisnula, it plays host to Scotland's biggest Highland Games.
5 Brodick: The main town on Arran is enjoying a resurgence in popularity with families.
6 Saltcoats: Once a thriving holiday destination, its resort heyday is long gone.
7 Tighnabruaich: Village on the Kyles of Bute that was a regular stopping point for Clyde steamers.
8 Ayr: Ayrshire's capital is still a popular spot for people flocking to the beach in good weather.
9 Lochranza: The resort in the quieter north of Arran still attracts its fair share of tourists.
10 Troon: A favourite of golfers and those catching the ferry to Northern Ireland.